How many years are between Episode 6 and 7?

Thanks to Marvel Comics, new stories will be released this fall that cover the 30 years jump to 'The Force Awakens'. After Star Wars: The Return of The Jedi ended with Emperor Palpatine's ultimate death, everyone thought that would mean the end of the Empire. But as it turned out their hope was false.
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How long after the Revenge of the Sith is rogue one?

As the franchise expands, this 19-year gap is becoming increasingly important: It's where the Star Wars: Rebels animated series takes place (starting 14 years after Episode III), as well as Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (which is set 19 years after Episode III, although the prologue takes place just four years after
  • How old was Anakin in Revenge of the Sith?

    32 BBY, Anakin Skywalker is nine years old, and turns ten at some point following the movie. 22 BBY, Anakin Skywalker is now twenty years old. 19 BBY, Anakin Skywalker is now twenty-three years old. 4 ABY, he is now forty-six, unless the movie is set before his birthday, in which case he is still forty-five.
  • How old is Rey and KYLO?

    The movie takes place 30 years after the battle of Endor. Rey was born 11 years after Endor making her 19 years old. However, Ben, or Kylo Ren was born 0-1 years after Endor making him either 29 or 30.
  • How many years after the return of the Jedi is the force awakens?

    It also heralded the start of “Journey To The Force Awakens,” a planned series of stories detailing the 30 years between Return of the Jedi and the new film. Here's everything we know so far about the formative years of Disney's new Star Wars canon.
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How many years was it between A New Hope and Return of the Jedi?

Return of the Jedi takes place roughly a year after the events of The Empire Strikes Back, and four years after the events of A New Hope.
  • How old is Anakin in The Phantom Menace?

    In 'The Phantom Menace' (set in 32 BBY) Anakin is aged 9 and Padmé is 14. He turns ten during the film. By the time of their (sexual) relationship in Attack of the Clones, (set ten years later, set in 22 BBY) he was 19 and she was 24.
  • How old is Chewie?

    The new film takes place 30 years after the Battle of Endor, which occurred in Return of the Jedi, making it the year 34 ABY in The Force Awakens. So once you add 30 and 204, you come up with Chewbacca's current age, which should be 234 years old.
  • How many years after the return of the Jedi is the force awakens?

    It also heralded the start of “Journey To The Force Awakens,” a planned series of stories detailing the 30 years between Return of the Jedi and the new film. Here's everything we know so far about the formative years of Disney's new Star Wars canon.

Updated: 28th November 2019

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