August 5th people are genuine and unselfish in their mannerism. Browse through this article for a list of famous people born on 5th August and also know more about their personality traits.

Famous People Born On August-5th

People born on August 5th fall under the zodiac sign Leo. Due to their sun sign, these people display headstrong determination and courage. However, planet Mercury rules their astrological birthdate, they have characteristic features which make them unique from their symboled counterparts. They are tactful in their methods and compassionate towards others. When in need, you can count upon an August 5th individual to assist you as these individuals are genuine and unselfish. Together with their charming disposition and resourceful creativity, these individuals can go far in life. However, they need to set a goal or aim in life and work towards attaining the same. Avoiding distractions and interruptions is the key to experiencing an enriched life.

  • Abbe Pierre
    Abbe Pierre

    Famous as: French Catholic Priest

    Died on: 22 January 2007

    Born in: Lyon


    Nationality: French

    Year Of Birth: 1912

  • Alfred Tennyson
    Alfred Lord Tennyson

    Famous as: Poet Laureate

    Died on: 06 October 1892

    Born in: Somersby, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom


    Nationality: British

    Year Of Birth: 1809

  • Bruce Barton
    Bruce Fairchild Barton

    Died on: 05 July 1967

    Born in: Robbins, Tennessee


    Nationality: American

    Year Of Birth: 1886

  • Guillaume Dufay
    Guillaume Dufay

    Famous as: Music Composer

    Died on: 27 November 1474

    Born in: Brussels


    Nationality: French

    Year Of Birth: 1397

  • Guy de Maupassant
    Guy de Maupassant

    Famous as: Novelist & Short Story Writer

    Died on: 06 July 1893

    Born in: château de Miromesnil, France


    Nationality: French

    Year Of Birth: 1850

  • Neil Armstrong
    Neil Armstrong

    Died on: 25 August 2012

    Born in: Wapakoneta


    Nationality: American

    Year Of Birth: 1930

  • Wassily Leontief
    Wassily Leontief

    Famous as: Economist

    Died on: 05 February 1999

    Born in: Munich


    Nationality: American, Russian

    Year Of Birth: 1905

  • Wendell Berry
    Wendell Berry

    Born in: Henry County

    Nationality: American


    Year Of Birth: 1934

Personality Traits & Characteristics of Famous People Born on August 5

August 5th Leos are endowed with high intellect and exceptional sociability. They are great at problem solving and have excellent communication skills. Since these people are born under the zodiac sign Leo, confidence and leadership lies in their genes. Mercury, the ruling planet of this birthday, further adds traits of diplomacy and bravery to August 5th borns thereby making them absolutely unique. Charming in their manners and fun-loving in their disposition, these individuals are courteous, warm, generous and friendly. These people hate to be alone and can sometimes get argumentative and opinionated.

Though they rarely indulge in any sort of exercise or training, individuals born on this date are mostly healthy. This is due to the fact that they stay active physically and never lead a sedentary lifestyle. Though the physical activeness does good for the body, it is the mental stress that causes problem due to the constant need to be on the go. As such, stress and lack of rest or relaxation is common to these people. Also, these people more than often choose convenience food rather than nutritional ones, thereby putting their health in jeopardy.

Though individuals born on this date are endowed with sound financial condition, this stability once in a while paves way for a crises situation due to over-the-top generosity and sympathy that these individuals feel towards others. These people have the ability to earn money but they also need to learn the importance of staying in budget and managing the finances well.

Any job that provides mental stimulation and satisfaction is ideal for August 5th natives. These people are blessed with great communication skills and thus can do well in professions that utilize their capabilities. Computer based jobs are the best options for those born on August 5th. These individuals use their traits of diplomacy, sociability, enthusiasm and helpfulness in the workplace environment to work their way to success and achievement.

Relationships, Marriage & Children
August 5th individuals fall in love as quickly as they fall out of love. These people are attention and affection seekers. As such, to satiate this craving, they put their heart and soul in romance but fall out the same quickly. August 5th individuals would not readily agree to long term commitment. And even if they do so, they would demand personal space and independence. They seek for partners who are utmost faithful and trustworthy. Interesting and spirited soul mates who are as playful and mischievous as thoughtful are the best match for August 5th natives. They seek for a partner with whom they can lead a harmonious and comfortable lifestyle. As far as parenthood is concerned, these people though loving and caring, have a casual attitude toward their children.

Lucky Colors: Green
Lucky Numbers: 5, 14, 23, 32, 41, 50, 68
Lucky Days (of the week): Wednesday, Friday, Saturday
Lucky Days (of the month): 5, 15, 23