John Ronald Reuel Tolkien, better known as J.R.R. Tolkien, was born on January third 1892 in Bloemfontein South Africa and was the son of Arthur and Mabel Suffield Tolkien. After his father's death in 1896 Tolkien's mother moved herself and her two children, J.R.R (at the time called Ronald) and his younger brother Hilary to Sarehole near Birmingham. When Tolkien was twelve his mother died and he and his brother were sent to live with one of their relatives when a Catholic priest became their legal guardian. (biography.com J.R.R. Tolkien Linguist and Author) At the onset of World War 1 Tolkien did not immediately rush to join the war. He instead remained at Oxford and received his degree in 1915. During the time leading up to his
Daniel Defoe was born on September 13th, 1660 in London England. “At age 14, he attended a dissenting academy at Newington Green in London.” Later, in Defoe’s life, he went on and became a merchant, a journalist, and a writer. Then, in 1719, when he was 59 years old, He wrote the first copy of Robinson Crusoe. He died on April 24th, 1731 at the age of 71 (Britannica.com).
John had attended two different schools at first he was attending Milton Boarding School for boys then later attended Timothy's Hall-Sporadically. John has always been described as a handsome man. Many people who knew him had figured it would be only natural for John to follow his dad's footsteps into the acting business. At the age of 17 he had made his acting debut in Baltimore he was in a production of Shakespeare's Richard lll. He had done such an outstanding job that he was invited to tour all over the country with a company known as "Shakespearean". John was obviously going in the right direction and was going to become such a successful actor.
Johnathon Edwards was born on October 5, 1703 to Timothy and Esther Edwards. Timothy Edwards was the pastor of church at East Windsor, Connecticut, while Esther was the pastor of the church at Northampton, Massachusetts. Johnathon grew up in a rather strange environment, being the only son of eleven children. Throughout his childhood, Johnathon was trained and getting prepared for a college level education. In 1716, at an astounding age of just under thirteen, Johnathon began his studies by attending Yale College in New Haven, Connecticut.
John Pearson meets a young girl named Lucy in the beginning of the book at the school he would soon be attending. Not to long after, Lucy and John started to become very close, Lucy’s mother did not approve. Her mother disapproved being that john was sixteen going on seventeen and Lucy was twelve going on thirteen. He and Lucy married on her thirteenth birthday as he
John Marsden was born in Melbourne, Australia, he was the third child out of 4 children , he is born in September 27,1950 currently the age of 65. He was born in Victoria and grew up in a small Victorian country town of Kyneton to which his parents moved when John Marsden was two. John began school there and perhaps it was there that he acquired his liking for country living, a liking which has never left him.John taught at many primary schools from an early age. Johns teachers in years 4 to 6 encouraged him to write and at the age of nine he decided to become an author.Johns father was a banker and war veteran who was predisposed to long silences and anger.mum helm him succeed
In Robert Remini’s introduction (rpt. in Robert Remini, A Short history of the United States:From the Arrival of Native American Tribes to the Obama Presidency, 1st ed. [New York: HarperCollins Publishers, 2008] xv-xvii), the author voted for the Obama-Biden campaign in the United States presidential election of 2008. In the introduction, he clearly shows that he is pro-Obama. Remini shows this by praising the Obama campaign, insulting the McCain-Palin campaign with his subtle use of words, and using a certain tone throughout the introduction.
Dr. Charles Robertson helped John a lot. He introduced him to classic languages and literature. Robertson encouraged John to develop his natural talent as a writer and scientist. Robertson also helped John enroll at Charleston Collage when he was 16. When he wasn’t in the woods exploring
Richard learned to speak english until the age of 6 when he enrolled in a Catholic school. For him learning english was really hard, he suffered so much that he isolated himself from the rest. Richard managed to learn the language at the age of 7, he started reading and fondly grew to love reading. He loved reading so much he explained reading as opening to new worlds. He felt that reading would improve his english and it really did. He wanted to be a good english writer and speaker not to impress nobody but himself. He grew up and became a really good
John Edward Robinson was born and raised in Cicero, Illinois, a blue-collar, Mafia-tinged area on the west edge of Chicago, in 1943. He was the third of five children, and grew up with two parents, an alcoholic father and a disciplinary mother. When he was 13, in the fall of 1957, his mother enrolled him in a five-year academy for Catholic boys in downtown Chicago. That same fall he made the rank of Eagle Scout and flew to London to lead a group of 120 Boy Scouts onto the stage of the Palladium theater. There, he appeared in a performance before Queen Elizabeth II and even met movie star Judy Garland. He was a teenage star briefly, all thanks to his mother, Alberta, who was his biggest supporter. This all went downhill when he went to college to study MRI
John Muir was a farmer, inventor, sheepherder, explorer, and writer. Without him lots of places we love, like Yosemite and many more, would not be here today. John Muir was born was born on April 21st in 1838 in Dunbar, Scotland. He was the third of his parents eight children. John’s father was religious and very harsh. He forced John and his siblings to work in the fields. Their father also did not let them read books at a young age, so he found a way. He was interested in inventing, so he built a bed that would tilt at a steep angle causing him to slip out of bed. This was one of John’s earliest inventions. His family moved to America when he was about eleven.
Jane was left anonymously at an orphanage in Brisbane in 1951. The girl grew up having no clue of her parents' identities. It was on May the fifth 1969 that she got drunk and slept with an drunk, older man. Unfortunately for Jane, she got pregnant and her partner was anything but inclined to stick around. Despite her friends advice, Jane refused to get an abortion. She had always been stubborn. She probably would have made a decent parent, but disaster struck again for our Jane. A serious of complications occurred in the delivery room of a grotesque nature. The birth was a long and painful one. By the end of it Jane was utterly sleep deprived, and it was hardly her fault that the baby was lost. She handed it to a man dressed in doctors' clothes – the full get up. The man vanished, and despite the polices best efforts, was never tracked down.
John Nevin Andrews was born in Portland Maine July 22, 1829. As a child he loved to read books and he remain engrossed in his books even when other children were playing. At the age of eleven, he quit school and was self-taught. Later, he became fluent in seven different languages and could recite the New Testament by memory. His uncle Charles who was a member of the U.S. Congress encouraged John to become a lawyer. John had the qualities and ability to become a lawyer, but God other plans for him.
I am immensely grateful to have the opportunity to share my knowledge of someone who has inspired and motivated me throughout my lifetime and deserves recognition. John Harold Johnson was born in January 1918 in Arkansas City, Arkansas. Sadly, African Americans had no chance for an education beyond eighth grade in Arkansas City, Arkansas, so, Johnson and his family moved to Chicago where he attended DuSable High School.
It was 6 September 1959 when the entry of a new baby boy was gladly received as a fresh member of the family. He was given the name James Edward Jamerson. As years passed, many relatives and friends predicted what the young child would become. Some predicted greatness, while others believe he would remain at the same educational and achievement level of his forefathers; blue collar workers.