What generation is 1886?

Everyone born in 1886 is a member of the Lost Generation. Representatives of this generation became adults during World War I. The generation is called Lost because of uncertainty and disorientation that followed WWI. In Europe it is called Generation of 1914 after the year when World War I started. Likely there are no representatives of this generation remain.

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Famous Lost Generation people born in 1886:

  • FRED QUIMBY, TV Producer.
    Born on the 31st of July, 1886 (Leo) in Minneapolis, MN. Died on the 16th of September, 1965, at the age of 79.

  • DIEGO RIVERA, Painter.
    Born on the 8th of December, 1886 (Sagittarius) in Guanajuato, Mexico. Died on the 24th of November, 1957, at the age of 70.

  • LOUIS SEBERT, Runner.
    Born on the 4th of December, 1886 (Sagittarius) in Canada. Died on the 2nd of December, 1942, at the age of 55.

  • HARRY BAALS, Politician.
    Born on the 16th of November, 1886 (Scorpio) in California. Died on the 9th of May, 1954, at the age of 67.

  • ED WYNN, Comedian.
    Born on the 9th of November, 1886 (Scorpio) in Philadelphia, PA. Died on the 19th of June, 1966, at the age of 79.

  • AL JOLSON, Pop Singer.
    Born on the 26th of May, 1886 (Gemini) in Russia. Died on the 23rd of October, 1950, at the age of 64.

  • SPRING BYINGTON, TV Actress.
    Born on the 17th of October, 1886 (Libra) in Colorado Springs, CO. Died on the 7th of September, 1971, at the age of 84.