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:

    The first sparrow of spring! The year beginning with younger hope than ever!... What at such a time are histories, chronologies, traditions, and all written revelations? The brooks sing carols and glees to the spring.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)

    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)

    A woman’s always younger than a man
    At equal years.
    Elizabeth Barrett Browning (1806–1861)