So I've been hearing a lot of different stories as to what year what episode happened in. Well today I'm going to set the records strait!
First things first, The Phantom Menace... The Phantom Menace takes place in 34 BBY(Before the Battle of Yavin). Anakin Skywalker was 9 years old in this time frame. Padme Amidala was 14 in this time frame.
Next, Attack of the Clones... Attack of the clones took place in 24 BBY. Anakin Skywalker was 19 years old in that time frame. Padme Amidala was 24 years old in that time frame.
Next is The Clone Wars... The Clone Wars took place in 21 BBY. Anakin Skywalker was 22 years old during this movie. Padme Amidala was 27 years old in this one.
Revenge of the Sith... Revenge of the Sith took place in 19 BBY. Anakin was 24 and Padme was 29.
A New Hope... A New Hope took place in 0 BBY/0 ABY(After the Battle of Yavin). Luke and Leia Skywalker were 19 years old in this episode.
The Empire Strikes Back... The Empire Strikes Back took place in 3 ABY. Luke and Leia Skywalker were 22 years old in this movie.
Return of the Jedi... Return of the Jedi took place in 4 ABY. Luke and Leia Skywalker were 23 years old in this one.
Hope this clears everything up and helps everyone!