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Usage

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|year|month|day|year2|month2|day2}} or
{{Age|year|month|day}}
Examples:
{{Age|1989|7|23|2003|7|14}} returns "13"
{{Age|1989|7|23}} returns "26"
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 (see Help:Substitution).
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 "2230"
(BCE is exactly the same as BC, so August 2, 216 BCE is also August 2, 216 BC)
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

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TemplateData for Age

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.

Template parameters

This template prefers inline formatting of parameters.

Parameter Description Type Status
Year ("from" date) 1

The year of the "from" date

Default
empty
Example
empty
Auto value
empty
number required
Month ("from" date) 2

The month of the "from" date, 1 through 12

Default
empty
Example
empty
Auto value
empty
number required
Day ("from" date) 3

The day (of month) of the "from" date, 1 through 31

Default
empty
Example
empty
Auto value
empty
number required
Year2 ("to" date) 4

The year of the "to" date, if required

Default
{{CURRENTYEAR}}
Example
empty
Auto value
empty
number optional
Month2 ("to" date) 5

The month of the "to" date, if required

Default
{{CURRENTMONTH}}
Example
empty
Auto value
empty
number optional
Day2 ("to" date) 6

The day (of month) of the "to" date, if required

Default
{{CURRENTDAY}}
Example
empty
Auto value
empty
number optional

See also