1883 generation

What Generation Is 1883?

Everyone born in 1883 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 1883
Data Source: ssa.gov
RankMale nameFemale name
1John (7.91%)Mary (6.67%)
2William (7.46%)Anna (2.75%)
3James (4.64%)Emma (1.97%)
4Charles (4.29%)Elizabeth (1.88%)
5George (4.21%)Minnie (1.7%)

Famous Lost Generation People Born In 1883

  1. COCO CHANEL, Fashion Designer
    Born on the 19th of August, 1883 (Leo) in France. Died on the 10th of January, 1971, at the age of 87.
  2. BENITO MUSSOLINI, World Leader
    Born on the 29th of July, 1883 (Leo) in Italy. Died on the 28th of April, 1945, at the age of 61.
    Born on the 13th of November, 1883 (Scorpio) in Mexico. Died on the 7th of November, 1907, at the age of 23.
  4. RUBE GOLDBERG, Cartoonist
    Born on the 4th of July, 1883 (Cancer) in San Francisco, CA. Died on the 7th of December, 1970, at the age of 87.
  5. LINDA LEE THOMAS, Family Member
    Born on the 17th of November, 1883 (Scorpio) in Kentucky. Died on the 20th of May, 1954, at the age of 70.
  6. MAX FLEISCHER, Cartoonist
    Born on the 19th of July, 1883 (Cancer) in Krakow, Poland. Died on the 11th of September, 1972, at the age of 89.
  7. FRANZ KAFKA, Novelist
    Born on the 3rd of July, 1883 (Cancer) in Prague, Czech Republic. Died on the 3rd of June, 1924, at the age of 40.
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