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Tarzan (John Clayton II, Viscount Greystoke) is a fictional character, an archetypal feral child raised in the African jungle by the Mangani great apes; he later experiences civilization, only to reject it and return to the wild as a heroic adventurer.
Fictional character from Edgar Rice Burroughs's Tarzan of the Apes
|First appearance||Tarzan of the Apes|
|Last appearance||Tarzan: The Lost Adventure|
|Created by||Edgar Rice Burroughs|
|Portrayed by||See film and other nonprint media article section|
|Alias||John Clayton II|
Earl of Greystoke
Chieftain of the Waziri
|Family||John Clayton † (father)|
Alice Clayton † (mother)
William Cecil Clayton † (cousin)
|Spouse||Jane Porter (wife)|
|Relatives||Kala (adoptive mother)|
Tublat (adoptive father)
Unnamed adopted brother (book and films, deceased)
Akut (adoptive brother, 2016 film)
Jackie Clayton (grandson)
Created by Edgar Rice Burroughs, Tarzan first appeared in the novel Tarzan of the Apes (magazine publication 1912, book publication 1914), and subsequently in 23 sequels, several books by Burroughs and other authors, and innumerable works in other media, both authorized and unauthorized.