1923 generation

What Generation Is 1923?

All people born in 1923 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 1923
Data Source: ssa.gov
RankMale nameFemale name
1John (5.08%)Mary (5.72%)
2Robert (4.96%)Dorothy (3.12%)
3William (4.6%)Helen (2.51%)
4James (4.46%)Margaret (2.09%)
5Charles (2.56%)Betty (2.08%)

Famous Greatest Generation People Born In 1923

  1. MAE YOUNG, Wrestler
    Born on the 12th of March, 1923 (Pisces) in Sand Springs, OK. Died on the 14th of January, 2014, at the age of 90.
  2. BUM PHILLIPS, Football Coach
    Born on the 29th of September, 1923 (Libra) in Orange, TX. Died on the 18th of October, 2013, at the age of 90.
    Born on the 1st of September, 1923 (Virgo) in Brockton, MA. Died on the 31st of August, 1969, at the age of 45.
  4. LEE KUAN YEW, Politician
    Born on the 16th of September, 1923 (Virgo) in Singapore. Died on the 23rd of March, 2015, at the age of 91.
  5. ESTELLE GETTY, TV Actress
    Born on the 25th of July, 1923 (Leo) in New York City, NY. Died on the 22nd of July, 2008, at the age of 84.
    Born on the 27th of October, 1923 (Scorpio) in New York City, NY. Died on the 29th of September, 1997, at the age of 73.
    Born on the 29th of August, 1923 (Virgo) in Cambridge, England. Died on the 24th of August, 2014, at the age of 90.
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