Saturday, June 7, 2014

Fact of the Day: John Ronald Reuel

Lord of the Rings author J.R.R. Tolkien's full name was John Ronald Reuel Tolkien. 

17 comments:

Joy said...

So that is how he looks like:)

Kay said...

Ahhh... So that's what the JRR stands for. It's fun to see what he looked like. Looks like he served his country.

Selvaggia Capizzi said...

Oh the two moddle name are very coll!

Blue Grumpster said...

Finally something I already knew ;)

Bob Bushell said...

Good man.

Margaret D said...

Always learning I am.

Rakel said...

Good post, as always!

Kati said...

What a great mind he was!

-Kati

Optimistic Existentialist said...

Saw the entire trilogy in one day two years ago in the local theater (they were doing it as a weekend promotion re-releasing it). It was the first time I had seen them. Awesome movies. But I did almost overdose on popcorn.

Holy Ghost Writer said...

That one I knew

DEZMOND said...

I didn't know he was so nice looking

Debra She Who Seeks said...

It is the world's great good fortune that he survived the trenches of WWI.

Pilar Domínguez said...

I knew this fact today beause I am a great fan of his books. Kisses:)

Plowing Through Life (Martha) said...

I had no idea what all the initials stand for until today :)

stephen Hayes said...

Didn't he teach at Cambridge and was a colleague of C.S.Lewis?

Saucy Siciliana said...

Oh, he's the author? I had no idea, I haven't even seen the movie.

Caro * said...

A real Genius, I love his books. The Lord of The Rings is one of my fav !
Have a lovely weekend :)