1907 generation

What generation is 1907?

All people born in 1907 are representatives of the Greatest Generation. Members of this generation became adults during the hard years of the Great Depression and World War II. They were the main cohort that took part in WWII. Therefore sometimes it is also called World War II Generation.

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Popular names of Greatest Generation members born in 1907

RankMale nameFemale name
1John (5.66%)Mary (5.21%)
2William (4.35%)Helen (2.25%)
3James (4.23%)Margaret (1.99%)
4George (2.8%)Anna (1.65%)
5Robert (2.53%)Ruth (1.65%)
Percentage of total number of babies of the corresponding gender
Source: ssa.gov

Famous Greatest Generation people born in 1907

  1. FRIDA KAHLO, Painter.
    Born on the 6th of July, 1907 (Cancer) in Mexico. Died on the 13th of July, 1954, at the age of 47.
  2. KATHARINE HEPBURN, Movie Actress.
    Born on the 12th of May, 1907 (Taurus) in Hartford, CT. Died on the 29th of June, 2003, at the age of 96.
  3. CANADA LEE, Movie Actor.
    Born on the 3rd of March, 1907 (Pisces) in New York City, NY. Died on the 9th of May, 1952, at the age of 45.
  4. BURGESS MEREDITH, Movie Actor.
    Born on the 16th of November, 1907 (Scorpio) in Cleveland, OH. Died on the 9th of September, 1997, at the age of 89.
  5. ASTRID LINDGREN, Children's Author.
    Born on the 14th of November, 1907 (Scorpio) in Sweden. Died on the 28th of January, 2002, at the age of 94.
  6. CESAR ROMERO, TV Actor.
    Born on the 15th of February, 1907 (Aquarius) in New York City, NY. Died on the 1st of January, 1994, at the age of 86.
  7. CAB CALLOWAY, Jazz Singer.
    Born on the 25th of December, 1907 (Capricorn) in Rochester, NY. Died on the 18th of November, 1994, at the age of 86.
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