Younger

Younger may refer to:

  • the superiority comparative of "young"
  • Younger (Title), the title traditionally given to the heir apparent to a Laird
  • Lucas Cranach the Younger, German painter
  • Jan Brueghel the Younger, Flemish painter
  • Olof Rudbeck the Younger, Swedish scientist and explorer
  • Seneca the Younger, Roman Stoic philosopher
  • Viscount Younger of Leckie, title in the Peerage of the United Kingdom

As family name:

  • Cole Younger (1844-1916), Confederate guerrilla and outlaw

See also:

  • Younger v. Harris, a decision of the United States Supreme Court

Famous quotes containing the word younger:

    Old Abe is much better looking than I expected & younger looking. He shook hands like a good fellow—working hard at it like a man sawing wood at so much per cord.
    Herman Melville (1819–1891)

    Archaeologists have uncovered six-thousand-year-old clay tablets from southern Babylonia that describe in great detail how the adults of that community found the younger generation to be insolent and disobedient.
    Lawrence Kutner (20th century)

    The younger rises when the old doth fall.
    William Shakespeare (1564–1616)