1890 generation

What generation is 1890?

Everyone born in 1890 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.

See our comprehensive article if you want to learn more about the Lost Generation.

Popular names of Lost Generation members born in 1890

RankMale nameFemale name
1John (7.1%)Mary (5.99%)
2William (6.26%)Anna (2.59%)
3James (4.26%)Elizabeth (1.54%)
4George (3.72%)Margaret (1.54%)
5Charles (3.39%)Emma (1.48%)
Percentage of total number of babies of the corresponding gender
Source: ssa.gov

Famous Lost Generation people born in 1890

  1. DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER, US President.
    Born on the 14th of October, 1890 (Libra) in Denison, TX. Died on the 28th of March, 1969, at the age of 78.
  2. AGATHA CHRISTIE, Novelist.
    Born on the 15th of September, 1890 (Virgo) in Torquay, England. Died on the 12th of January, 1976, at the age of 85.
  3. HO CHI MINH, Politician.
    Born on the 19th of May, 1890 (Taurus) in Vietnam. Died on the 2nd of September, 1969, at the age of 79.
  4. JELLY ROLL MORTON, Composer.
    Born on the 20th of October, 1890 (Libra) in New Orleans, LA. Died on the 10th of July, 1941, at the age of 50.
  5. STAN LAUREL, Movie Actor.
    Born on the 16th of June, 1890 (Gemini) in England. Died on the 23rd of February, 1965, at the age of 74.
  6. MAIN BOCHER, Fashion Designer.
    Born on the 24th of October, 1890 (Scorpio) in Chicago, IL. Died on the 27th of December, 1976, at the age of 86.
  7. HP LOVECRAFT, Novelist.
    Born on the 20th of August, 1890 (Leo) in Providence, RI. Died on the 15th of March, 1937, at the age of 46.
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