1943 generation

What Generation Is 1943?

Anyone born in 1943 is a part of the Silent Generation. This name was chosen because the generation's members became adults in the time of political repression. Many of them instead of speaking out their opinion preferred to keep silence. It is a relatively small generation because of the decreased birth rate during the Great Depression and World War II.

Consider reading our dedicated article if you want to know more about the Silent Generation.

Popular Names of Silent Generation Members Born In 1943
Data Source: ssa.gov
RankMale nameFemale name
1James (5.52%)Mary (4.61%)
2Robert (5.15%)Barbara (3.03%)
3John (4.74%)Patricia (2.76%)
4William (3.84%)Linda (2.68%)
5Richard (3.19%)Carol (2.21%)

Famous Silent Generation People Born In 1943

  1. MICK JAGGER, Rock Singer
    Born on the 26th of July, 1943 (Leo) in Dartford, England.
  2. ROBERT DE NIRO, Movie Actor
    Born on the 17th of August, 1943 (Leo) in New York City, NY.
  3. GEORGE HARRISON, Guitarist
    Born on the 25th of February, 1943 (Pisces) in Liverpool, England. Died on the 29th of November, 2001, at the age of 58.
  4. RL STINE, Young Adult Author
    Born on the 8th of October, 1943 (Libra) in Columbus, OH.
  5. JIM MORRISON, Rock Singer
    Born on the 8th of December, 1943 (Sagittarius) in Melbourne, FL. Died on the 3rd of July, 1971, at the age of 27.
  6. JANIS JOPLIN, Rock Singer
    Born on the 19th of January, 1943 (Capricorn) in Port Arthur, TX. Died on the 4th of October, 1970, at the age of 27.
  7. JOHN DENVER, Folk Singer
    Born on the 31st of December, 1943 (Capricorn) in Roswell, NM. Died on the 12th of October, 1997, at the age of 53.
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