(+ 100 years, if he were alive today)
3 January 1892
Bloemfontein, Orange Free State, South Africa
5' 8½" (1,74 m
English writer, scholar and philologist. The landscapes and Nordic mythology of the Midlands may have been the source for Tolkien's fertile imagination to write about 'the Shire' and 'hobbits' in his later book the Hobbit (1937).
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