Generations (Strauss & Howe)

Can you name the Anglo-American Generations as defined by Strauss & Howe?

TypeGenerationBirth Years
Hero (Civic)1433-1460
Artist (Adaptive)1461-1482
Prophet (Idealist)1483-1511
Nomad (Reactive)1512-1540
Hero (Civic)1541-1565
Artist (Adaptive)1566-1587
Prophet (Idealist)1588-1617
Nomad (Reactive)1618-1647
Hero (Civic)1648-1673
Artist (Adaptive)1674-1700
Prophet (Idealist)1701-1723
Nomad (Reactive)1724-1741
Hero (Civic)1742-1766
TypeGenerationBirth Years
Artist (Adaptive)1767-1791
Prophet (Idealist)1792-1821
Nomad (Reactive)1822-1842
Artist (Adaptive)1843-1859
Prophet (Idealist)1860-1882
Nomad (Reactive)1883-1900
Hero (Civic)1901-1924
Artist (Adaptive)1925-1942
Prophet (Idealist)1943-1960
Nomad (Reactive)1961-1981
Hero (Civic)1982-2003*
Artist (Adaptive)2004-*
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  • Terms specific to Strauss & Howe are depicted, but many popular alternates are also accepted. Concrete definitions of the latest two generations are still being developed.
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Last Updated: Feb 16, 2017

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