What generation is 1894?

Everyone born in 1894 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 1894:

  • NIKITA KHRUSHCHEV, World Leader.
    Born on the 17th of April, 1894 (Aries) in Russia. Died on the 11th of September, 1971, at the age of 77.

  • BESSIE SMITH, Blues Singer.
    Born on the 15th of April, 1894 (Aries) in Chattanooga, TN. Died on the 26th of September, 1937, at the age of 43.

  • MAX MILLER, Comedian.
    Born on the 21st of November, 1894 (Scorpio) in England. Died on the 7th of May, 1963, at the age of 68.

  • NORMAN ROCKWELL, Painter.
    Born on the 3rd of February, 1894 (Aquarius) in New York City, NY. Died on the 8th of November, 1978, at the age of 84.

  • MARTHA GRAHAM, Choreographer.
    Born on the 11th of May, 1894 (Taurus) in Pittsburgh, PA. Died on the 1st of April, 1991, at the age of 96.

  • JACK THAYER, Titanic Survivor.
    Born on the 24th of December, 1894 (Capricorn) in Pennsylvania. Died on the 20th of September, 1945, at the age of 50.

  • EDWARD VIII, King.
    Born on the 23rd of June, 1894 (Cancer) in Surrey, England. Died on the 28th of May, 1972, at the age of 77.