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This template returns the number of full years between two specified dates. If the second set of parameters is not included, it will return the number of full years between a specified date and today's date.

Syntax:
{{age|year1|month1|day1|year2|month2|day2}} or
{{age|year1|month1|day1}}
Examples:
{{age|1989|7|23|2003|7|14}} returns "13"
{{age|1989|7|23}} returns "30"
When using this template to calculate a person's age at death or a person's age on a specified date (rather than the person's current age), please substitute it into the page.
Example: {{subst:age|1989|7|23|2003|7|14}}
When entering dates before the Common Era, use astronomical year numbering: 1 BCE is represented by 0, 2 BCE by -1, 3 BCE by -2 etc. For example, the following expression returns the number of full years elapsed since the battle of Cannae, which took place on August 2, 216 BCE:
{{age|-215|8|2}} returns "2234"
Note:
This template does not check for incorrect input:
{{age|1980|7|14|1993|6|233}} returns "12" (surplus days do not count as extra months)
{{age|1980|7|14|1993|88|14}} returns "13" (surplus months do not count as extra years)

TemplateData

Template:TemplateDataHeader <templatedata>{ "description": "This template returns the number of full years between two specified dates. If the second set of parameters is not included, it will return the number of full years between a specified date and today's date.", "params": {

 "year1": {
   "label": "Year ('from' date)",
   "description": "The year of the (first) date",
   "type": "number",
   "required": true,
   "aliases": ["1"]
 },
 "month1": {
   "label": "Month ('from' date)",
   "description": "The month of the (first) date",
   "type": "number",
   "required": true,
   "aliases": ["2"]
 },
 "day1": {
   "label": "Day of month ('from' date)",
   "description": "The day of the month of the (first) date",
   "type": "number",
   "required": true,
   "aliases": ["3"]
 },
 "year2": {
   "label": "Year ('to' date)",
   "description": "The year of the 'to' date, if required",
   "type": "number",
   "required": false,
   "aliases": ["4"]
 },
 "month2": {
   "label": "Month ('to' date)",
   "description": "The month of the 'to' date, if required",
   "type": "number",
   "required": false,
   "aliases": ["5"]
 },
 "day2": {
   "label": "Day of month ('to' date)",
   "description": "The day of the month of the 'to' date, if required",
   "type": "number",
   "required": false,
   "aliases": ["6"]
 }

}}</templatedata>

See also

Birth, death, age
  • {{Birth date}} – displays the date and related hidden metadata
  • {{Birth date and age}} – same as {{Birth date}}, except that "(age ##)" appears after the birth date
  • {{Birth date and age2}} – displays birth date, plus age as of a specified date, "(aged ##)" appears after the birth date
  • {{Birth-date and age}} – display birth date and age, accepts dates as text (15 June 1950; June 15, 1950; June 1950; etc.)
  • {{Birth year and age}} – year of birth and approximate age
  • {{Birth based on age as of date}} – displays approximate birth year and current age; used when a dated reference mentions the age of a person as of the date of publication
  • {{Birth date based on age at death}} – displays approximate birth year based on age at death (useful if exact birth date is not known, but age at death is)
  • {{Death date}} – displays the date and related hidden metadata
  • {{Death date and age}} – same as {{Death date}}, except that "(aged ##)" appears after the death date
  • {{Death-date and age}} – display death date and age, accepts date as text (15 June 1950; June 15, 1950; June 1950; etc.)
  • {{Death date and given age}} – displays death date and specified age (useful if exact birth date is not known, but age at death is)
  • {{Death year and age}} – year of death and approximate age at death
Age only
  • {{Age}} – age based on the number of full years between two dates (or a specified date and current date)
  • {{Age nts}} – like {{Age}}, but sorts correctly in sortable tables
  • {{Age as of date}} – current age in years, based on a known age as of a specified date
  • {{Age in years and days}} – full years and days between two dates (or a specified date and current date)
  • {{Age in years and days textual version}} – for usage in text (uses "and" instead of the comma)
  • {{Age in days}} – age in days between two dates (or a specified date and current date)
  • {{Age in days nts}} – age in days; sorts correctly in sortable tables


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