Hank Williams


Born on September 17, 1923.
Died at the age of 29 on January 1, 1953.
Cause of Death: Heart failure following years of alcoholism and substance abuse.

Hank Williams
He has been dead for 71 years.
People who died in 1953.

Which generation did Hank Williams belong to?

Hank Williams was a part of the Greatest Generation demographic cohort.

"But I thought he was a boomer?!"

Hank Williams was not a boomer. The boomer generation started in 1945, whereas he was born in 1923.

That is a 22 year difference!

The "boomer" label is often applied to older people by mistake.

What was his real name?

His real name was Hiram Williams.

What was he known for?

He was a Country & Western singer who released a number of Top 10 songs.

What were his nicknames?

His nicknames / aliases were: "Luke the Drifter" and "The Hillbilly Shakespeare"

Which star sign was Hank Williams?

He had the star sign Virgo.

Life Path Number

His Life Path Number was 5.

How tall was he?

Hank Williams was around 6 foot tall. In centimeters, his height was 183 cm.

This means that he was noticeably taller than the average American male.

See also: Celebrities who are 6 foot.

How many years ago did he die?

He died 71 years, 6 months, and 10 days ago.

What day of the week was he born on?

He was born on a Monday.

What day of the week did he die on?

He died on a Thursday.

How long ago did Hank Williams die?

He died in January 1953, which was over 71 years ago. Seven decades have passed since his death. That's over half a century.

To put that into perspective.

  • A baby that was born on the day of Hank Williams' death has grown up, finished school, started a family, lived an entire life, and probably even has grandchildren by now.
  • Since Hank Williams' death in 1953, roughly seventeen FIFA World Cups and eighteen US presidential elections have taken place.
  • Since his death, the United States has had thirteen new presidents.
  • The United Kingdom has had seventeen new prime ministers.

Other people who were born around September 17, 1923

Celebrities and other notable figures who were born around the same time as Hank Williams.

Richard Attenborough

Richard Attenborough

Actor Deceased
Born on August 29, 1923
Star Sign: Virgo

Other people who died around January 1, 1953

Celebrities and other notable figures who died around the same time as Hank Williams.

Joseph Stalin

Joseph Stalin

Soviet Leader Deceased
Died on Mar 5, 1953, at the age of 74.
Star Sign: Sagittarius

People who are taller than him

Celebrities and other figures who are slightly taller than him.

Jack White

Jack White

Born on July 9, 1975
Height: 1.88m / 6 ft 2 inches

Will Smith

Will Smith

Born on September 25, 1968
Height: 1.88m / 6 ft 2 inches



Born on December 4, 1969
Height: 1.88m / 6 ft 2 inches

People who are shorter than him

Celebrities and other figures who are slightly shorter than him.

William Shatner

William Shatner

Born on March 22, 1931
Height: 1.77m / 5 ft 10 inches

Jordin Sparks

Jordin Sparks

Born on December 22, 1989
Height: 1.78m / 5 ft 10 inches

Jamie Oliver

Jamie Oliver

Celebrity chef
Born on May 27, 1975
Height: 1.78m / 5 ft 10 inches

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