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  Хронология жизни Дж.Р.Р.Толкина:  
1892 John Ronald Reuel Tolkien born, 3 January, at Bloemfontein, South Africa
1900 Begins to attend King Edward's School, Birmingham
1908 Meets Edith Bratt
1911 Formation of the 'T.C.B.S.' an informal club of Tolkien and his literary schoolmates; enters Exeter College, Oxford
1913 Awarded Second Class in Honour Moderations; begins to read for the Honours School of English Language and Literature
1915 Awarded First Class Honours; commissioned in the Lancshire Fusiliers
1916 Marries Edith Bratt, 22 March; in June, embarks for France; Battle of the Somme; in November, returns to England suffering from trench fever; begins to write his 'Silmarillion' mifology
1917 Birth of eldest son, John
1918 Joins the staff of the 'Oxford English Dictionary'
1920 Appointed Reader in English Language at Leeds; birth of third son, Christopher
1925 "Sir Gawain and the Green Knight" (edited with E.V.Gordon) published; elected Rawlinson and Bosworth Professor of Anglo-Saxon at Oxford
1926 Meets C.S.Lewis
1929 Birth of daughter, Priscilla
1933 Tolkien, C.S.Lewis, and other friends begin to meet as 'The Inklings', to whom Tolkien reads his works-in-progress
1936 Delivers British Academy lecture, 'Beowulf: The Monsters and the Critics'
1937 "The Hobbit" published; begins to write "The Lord of the Rings"
1939 Delivers Andrew Lang Lecture, 'On Fairy-Stories'
1945 Elected Merton Professor of English Language and Literature at Oxford; "Leaf by Niggle" published
1949 "Farmer Giles of Ham" published
1953 "The Homecoming of Beorhtnoth Beorhthelm's Son' published
1954 "The Fellowship of the Ring" and "The Two Tower" (vols.1 and 2 of "The Lord of the Rings") published; receives honorary degrees from thr National University of Ireland and the University of Liege
1955 "The Return of the King" (vol. 3 of "The Lord of the Rings") published; delivers O'Donnell Lecture, 'English and Welsh'
1959 Retires from his professorship
1962 "The Adventures of Tom Bombadil" and "Ancrene Wisse" published
1964 "Tree and Leaf" published
1965 Ace Books and Ballantine Books publish paperback edition of "The Lord of the Rings"; 'Tolkien cult' begins in the United States
1967 "The Road Goes Ever On" (with Donald Swann) and "Smith of Wootton Major" published
1971 Edith Tolkien dies
1972 Awarded C.B.E., receives honorary degree from Oxford University
1973 Dies, 2 September, in Bournemouth
1975 "Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, Pearl, and Sir Orfeo" published
1976 "The Father Christmas Letters" published
1977 "The Silmarillion" published
1979 "Pictures by J.R.R.Tolkien" published
1980 "Unfinished Tales" published
1981 "Letters of J.R.R.Tolkien" published
1983-... "The History of Middle-earth" published

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