Famous People Born In 1905

Discover the most famous people born in 1905. The list includes people like Howard Hughes, Ayn Rand, Jean-Paul Sartre, Joan Crawford, Henry Fonda and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include journalists, political leaders, directors and playwrights born in 1905. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, Germany & France and many more countries.

Howard HughesHoward Hughes
24th December, American
Entrepreneur, Investor
Fred TrumpFred Trump
11th October, American
Real Estate Developer

Joan CrawfordJoan Crawford
23rd March, American
Actress

Ayn RandAyn Rand
2nd February, American, Russian
Writer

Henry FondaHenry Fonda
16th May, American
Actor

Simo HäyhäSimo Häyhä
17th December, Finnish
Sniper
Albert SpeerAlbert Speer
19th March, German
German Architect

Jean-Paul SartreJean-Paul Sartre
21st June, French
Philosopher

Greta GarboGreta Garbo
18th September, Swedish, American
Film actress
Viktor FranklViktor Frankl
26th March, Austrian
Psychiatrist

Dalton TrumboDalton Trumbo
9th December, American
Screenwriter, Novelist
Christian DiorChristian Dior
21st January, French
Fashion Designers

Clara BowClara Bow
29th July, American
Actress

Joseph CottenJoseph Cotten
15th May, American
Actor

Joseph BonannoJoseph Bonanno
18th January, Italian, American
Gangster

Dag HammarskjöldDag Hammarskjöld
29th July, Swedish
Second Secretary-General of the United Nations
Albert PierrepointAlbert Pierrepoint
30th March, British
Executioner

Arthur KoestlerArthur Koestler
5th September, Hungarian, British
 

Otto PremingerOtto Preminger
5th December, American
Director

Dhyan ChandDhyan Chand
29th August, Indian
 
Robert DonatRobert Donat
18th March, British
Actor

Howard McNearHoward McNear
27th January, American
Actor
Mulk Raj AnandMulk Raj Anand
12th December, Indian
 

Franchot ToneFranchot Tone
27th February, American
Actor

Nannie DossNannie Doss
4th November, American
Serial Killer
Harry HarlowHarry Harlow
31st October, American
Psychologist

Lillian HellmanLillian Hellman
20th June, American
Dramatist and Screenwriter
Fakhruddin Ali AhmedFakhruddin Ali Ahmed
13th May, Indian
Former President of India

Erwin ChargaffErwin Chargaff
11th August, Ukrainian, American
Biochemist

Agnes de MilleAgnes de Mille
18th September, American
American dancer and choreographer
Michael TippettMichael Tippett
2nd January, British
Composer

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H. E. BatesH. E. Bates
16th May, British
Short Story Writer
Felix BlochFelix Bloch
23rd October, Swiss
Physicist

Siaka StevensSiaka Stevens
24th August, Sierra Leonean
1st President of Sierra Leone

Severo OchoaSevero Ochoa
14th September, Spanish
Physician and Biochemist

Emilio Gino SegrèEmilio Segrè
30th January, Italian, American
Physicist
Carl David AndersonCarl David Anderson
3rd September, American
Physicist
Henry KosterHenry Koster
1st May, German, American
Director, Producer

Nevill Francis Mott Nevill Francis Mott
30th September, British
Physicist

Ulf von EulerUlf von Euler
7th February, Swedish
Physiologist and Pharmacologist

George H. HitchingsGeorge H. Hitchings
18th April, American
Physiologist
Salvador MazzaSalvador Mazza
28th February, Argentinian
Physician and Epidemiologist

Maria von TrappMaria von Trapp
26th January, Austrian, American
Singer

Myrna LoyMyrna Loy
2nd August, American
Actress

Prince John of the United KingdomPrince John of the United Kingdom
12th July, British
Prince

Richard LoebRichard Loeb
30th November, American
Murderer
Princess Margarita of Greece and DenmarkPrincess Margarita of Greece and Denmark
18th April, Greek
Princess

Joel McCreaJoel McCrea
5th November, American
Actor
James J. BraddockJames J. Braddock
7th June, American
Boxer

Sterling HollowaySterling Holloway
4th January, American
Voice actor, Film actor, Stage actor, Television

Dolores del RíoDolores del Río
3rd August, Mexican
singer, dancer, stage actor, film actor,
Anna May WongAnna May Wong
3rd January, American
Actress

Tex RitterTex Ritter
12th January, American
Singer
Max SchmelingMax Schmeling
28th September, German, American
Boxer

Andy DevineAndy Devine
7th October, American
Actor

Gareth JonesGareth Jones
13th August, British, Welsh
Journalist

Robert NewtonRobert Newton
1st June, British
Actor

Savitri DeviSavitri Devi
30th September, French
Writer, Poet
Sada AbeSada Abe
28th May, Japanese
Geisha, Criminal

Tommy DorseyTommy Dorsey
19th November, American
Trombonist

Leo DurocherLeo Durocher
27th July, American
writer, Baseball Player

Christine PapinChristine Papin
8th March, French
Maid Murderer
Arthur BroughArthur Brough
26th February, British
Actor

Faustyna KowalskaFaustyna Kowalska
25th August, Polish
Saint
Sheikh Muhammad AbdullahSheikh Muhammad Abdullah
5th December, Indian
Politician

Bob WillsBob Wills
30th November
Songwriter, Singer

Astrid of SwedenAstrid of Sweden
17th November, Swedish
 
Gilbert RolandGilbert Roland
11th December, Mexican, American
Actor

Mildred NatwickMildred Natwick
19th June, American
Actress
Chick WebbChick Webb
10th February, American
Musician

Karl WallendaKarl Wallenda
21st January, German, American
Artist, Circus performer

Michael PowellMichael Powell
30th September, British
Film director
J. William FulbrightJ. William Fulbright
9th April, American
United States Senator

Abraham ZapruderAbraham Zapruder
15th May, American
Tailor
Mohammad HidayatullahMohammad Hidayatullah
17th December, Indian
Lawyer, Academician, Vice President

Harold ArlenHarold Arlen
15th February, American
Composer, Songwriter, Music arranger, Film

Takashi ShimuraTakashi Shimura
12th March, Japanese
Actor, Film actor

Sanford MeisnerSanford Meisner
31st August, American
Actor
Marcel LefebvreMarcel Lefebvre
29th November, French
Theologian, Catholic priest
Ivan SerovIvan Serov
25th August, Russian
 

Robert Penn WarrenRobert Penn Warren
24th April, American
poet, novelist, writer, literary critic,

Marlin PerkinsMarlin Perkins
28th March, American
Zoologist

Félix Houphouët-BoignyFélix Houphouët-Boigny
18th October, Ivorian
Former President of the Ivory Coast
Chen YunChen Yun
13th June, Chinese
Political leader

Albrecht, Duke of BavariaAlbrecht, Duke of Bavaria
3rd May, German
Prince

Władysław GomułkaWładysław Gomułka
6th February, Polish
Politician

Barnett NewmanBarnett Newman
29th January, American
Painter, Sculptor, Visual artist, Architect

Erika MannErika Mann
9th November, German, British, American
Actress
Hans Urs von BalthasarHans Urs von Balthasar
12th August, Swiss
Theologian, Writer, Catholic priest

Doris HareDoris Hare
1st March, British
Stage actor, Film actor
Rudolf Christoph Freiherr von GersdorffRudolf Christoph Freiherr von Gersdorff
27th March, German
Military personnel

Elias CanettiElias Canetti
25th July, British
Writer, Aphorist, Playwright, Chemist, Essayist
MantovaniMantovani
15th November, Italian, British
Musician
Gertrude EderleGertrude Ederle
23rd October, American
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