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In Avengers: Endgame,

Tony Stark and Cap travel to 1970 and Tony speaks with his father Howard, who is expecting his first child (Tony).

So this establishes that Tony Stark was born in 1970 or 1971.

What other major characters in the MCU have their ages/birthyears established canonically?

For the purpose of this question "established" means that either their year of birth is stated, or we know their exact age (in years) in a specific year. (One year of error because of uncertainty about when in the year their birthday occurs is okay.) Approximate ages do not suffice. Movie/TV canon only.

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    And note, "Thor is 1500" is not specific enough. – ThePopMachine May 7 at 15:12
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    Thor’s a god. When it comes to his age, you’ll take what you’re given, and like it. – Paul D. Waite May 7 at 15:46
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    Based on Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, Peter Quill was conceived in 1980 and presumably born in 1981. – Nathan K. May 7 at 16:01
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    Then again, Howard seemed like he had no clue what was going on, so maybe there were another 6 months left -- who knows. – Cullub May 7 at 19:57
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    @PaulD.Waite I mean, if Thor gave me anything I'd like it too! ;-) – Möoz May 8 at 2:37
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 Cap

Steve Rogers is confirmed as being born in 1918 during the events of Captain America: The Winter Soldier.

When they enter the room where Arnim Zola's computerised brain is stored, Zola says something like:

Zola: Rogers, Steven: Born 1918.

 Widow

Black Widow's year of birth (1984) is mentioned in the same scene as Cap's.

Zola: Romanov, Nataliya Alianova: Born 1984

(The quote might be a little off as I'm going from memory and a quick search couldn't get me the exact lines.)

 Bucky

In Infinity War, which is set in 2018, Bucky refers to himself as a "semi-stable hundred year old man" when Cap and the others arrive, indicating (not definitively) that he was also born in 1918 like Cap.

The memorial at the Howling Commandos museum exhibit lists Bucky as born in 1916 or 1917, depending on whether you look at the text or the bottom line (as noted by Aliden in a comment).

Bucky's memorial

 Spidey

During the events of Spider-Man: Homecoming, Tony Stark refers to Peter Parker as being fourteen, to which Peter corrects that he's fifteen. If we know exactly which year this film occurred in (I'm not too sure given the “Eight years later” vs “Six years ago” issue) then we also know what age Spider-Man is.

A shot of the trailer for Spider-Man: Far From Home lists his birth date as being the 10th of August.

Spidey's ID

 Fury

Nick Fury's date of birth is given on his ID card, shown in Captain Marvel (pinched from this answer) showing he was born on 4th July 1960.

Nick Furys ID

Summary

  • 1916/7 Bucky Barnes
  • 1918 Steve Rogers
  • 1960 Nick Fury
  • 1970/1 Tony Stark
  • 1980/1 Peter Quill
  • 1984 Nataliya Romanov
  • In Winter Soldier, I believe the Smithsonian Institution voiceover about Bucky says that he and Cap were "inseparable on the school yard" which implies that they were in the same elementary school grade. That would put his date of birth in the 1917 to 1919 range. – tbrookside May 7 at 15:31
  • Is that supposed to be an Easter Egg that Fury is born on the 4th of July? – ThePopMachine May 7 at 16:02
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    Vision is created during the events of Age of Ultron, which is 2015, FWIW – ThePopMachine May 7 at 17:04
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    Amusingly, in the picture that establishes Bucky's birth year as 1917, it says he was born in 1916 at the beginning of the paragraph text – Aliden May 7 at 18:20
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    You can probably nail down Peter Parker's age based on the fact that in Homecoming, he's a high school - what, junior, senior? I'm pretty sure they say it at some point. That would also presumably get the approximate age of all his classmates, though Spidey is likely the only one we'll have to the day. – Darrel Hoffman May 7 at 18:48

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