That allows Biden to claim another historical achievement:Biden is the first and likely to be the only Silent Generation president.
Although generations are an inexact science, Biden is the first president to be born between 1928 and 1945.
In other words, old enough to be born before the end of World War II and young enough to not have been drafted into the army before the war came to an end.
Indeed, Biden is the first president to be born before the end of World War II in almost 30 years.
Biden succeeded where other members of the Silent Generation (e.g.