1913 generation

What Generation Is 1913?

All people born in 1913 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 1913
Data Source: ssa.gov
RankMale nameFemale name
1John (5.47%)Mary (5.59%)
2William (4.39%)Helen (2.88%)
3James (3.88%)Dorothy (2.24%)
4Robert (2.92%)Margaret (2.21%)
5Joseph (2.7%)Ruth (1.93%)

Famous Greatest Generation People Born In 1913

  1. ROSA PARKS, Civil Rights Leader
    Born on the 4th of February, 1913 (Aquarius) in Tuskegee, AL. Died on the 24th of October, 2005, at the age of 92.
  2. RICHARD NIXON, US President
    Born on the 9th of January, 1913 (Capricorn) in Yorba Linda, CA. Died on the 22nd of April, 1994, at the age of 81.
  3. GERALD FORD, US President
    Born on the 14th of July, 1913 (Cancer) in Omaha, NE. Died on the 26th of December, 2006, at the age of 93.
  4. VIVIEN LEIGH, Movie Actress
    Born on the 5th of November, 1913 (Scorpio) in Darjeeling, India. Died on the 8th of July, 1967, at the age of 53.
  5. VINCE LOMBARDI, Football Coach
    Born on the 11th of June, 1913 (Gemini) in Brooklyn, NY. Died on the 3rd of September, 1970, at the age of 57.
  6. MAY SWENSON, Poet
    Born on the 28th of May, 1913 (Gemini) in Logan, UT. Died on the 4th of December, 1989, at the age of 76.
  7. KENNETH SPENCER, Stage Actor
    Born on the 25th of April, 1913 (Taurus) in Los Angeles, CA. Died on the 25th of February, 1964, at the age of 50.
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