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Which Generation are You?

Generation NameBirths
Start
Births
End
Youngest
Age Today*
Oldest Age
Today*
The Lost Generation
The Generation of 1914
18901915103128
The Interbellum Generation19011913105117
The Greatest Generation1910192494108
The Silent Generation192519457393
Baby Boomer Generation194619645472
Generation X (Baby Bust)196519793953
Xennials
197519853343
Millennials
Generation Y, Gen Next
198019942438
iGen / Gen Z19952012623
Gen Alpha2013202515
 

(*age if still alive today)

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I was googling why the era from 1925 to 1945 was called The Silent Generation and landed on a page from study dot com (wasn't sure if we could put links into our posts) and after reading a couple sentences was "told" I must create an account to read more.

 

Does anyone belong to study dot com?

 

It requres payment but seems to be a repository of a wealth of information.  

 

It asks if you are a teacher or a student.

 

 

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There's somebody alive who is 128 and 117?  I can believe 108 though.

Thanks for the interesting post.

 

 


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@Peaches McPhee wrote:

There's somebody alive who is 128 and 117?  I can believe 108 though.

Thanks for the interesting post.

 

 


The * states that would be the age if still alive. 

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@Peaches McPhee wrote:

There's somebody alive who is 128 and 117?  I can believe 108 though.

Thanks for the interesting post.

 

 


@Peaches McPhee

 

Apparently there are quite a few people in that age range.  There was a recent report that in some localities - they voted in the recent primaries!

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My generation,( The Silent Generation) was told children should be seen and not heard.  

Dear God
Grant me the wisdom to know when to keep my mouth shut.
Thank You Amen
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@puttypiesmom wrote:

I was googling why the era from 1925 to 1945 was called The Silent Generation and landed on a page from study dot com (wasn't sure if we could put links into our posts) and after reading a couple sentences was "told" I must create an account to read more.

 

Does anyone belong to study dot com?

 

It requres payment but seems to be a repository of a wealth of information.  

 

It asks if you are a teacher or a student.

 

 


I don't belong to the study, but did find a video on Youtube wherein a panel discusses the Silent Generation."  Very interesting and possibly mis-named.

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L_owfM7CiCA

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it seems like the "silent generation" were considered pacifists instead of activists. it seems like they wanted to generally wanted to work and be left alone. they were scared to speak out about anything.

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I'm still a Baby Boomer.  

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Interesting. 

 

My parents were the silent generation and us four kids are from the baby boomer generation.