Christopher Tolkien facts for kids
|Born||Christopher John Reuel Tolkien
21 November 1924
Leeds, England, UK
|Died||15 January 2020
Draguignan, Var, France
|Occupation||Editor, illustrator, academic|
|Alma mater||Trinity College, Oxford (B.A., B.Litt.)|
|Notable awards||Bodley Medal (2016)|
|Children||3, including Simon Tolkien|
|Relatives||J. R. R. Tolkien (father)
Edith Tolkien (mother)
Christopher John Reuel Tolkien (21 November 1924 – 15 January 2020) was an English editor, essayist and educator. He was the third son of the author J. R. R. Tolkien (1892–1973). He was the editor of much of his father's posthumously published work. He drew the original maps for his father's The Lord of the Rings, which he signed C.J.R.T. He was born in Leeds, England.
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