|Born||January 3, 1892|
|Died||September 2, 1973|
|Education||University of Oxford|
|Occupation||Professor of Old and Middle English|
|Location||Oxford, Leeds, England|
|Website||The Tolkien Estate|
- "I felt that Tolkien was like an iceberg, something to be reckoned with above water in both its brilliance and mass and yet so much more below the surface."
- ― Clyde Kilby
Professor Dr. John Ronald Reuel Tolkien CBE (1982 - 1973) is the subject of Tolkien Gateway. His life, his works, his family: everything about the man whom fans have named affectionately the Professor can be found here.