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
Henry FondaHenry Fonda
16th May, American

Fred TrumpFred Trump
11th October, American
Real Estate Developer

Joan CrawfordJoan Crawford
23rd March, American

Ayn RandAyn Rand
2nd February, American, Russian
Author, Screenwriter, Playwright, Developer of a

Albert SpeerAlbert Speer
19th March, German
German Architect
Jean-Paul SartreJean-Paul Sartre
21st June, French

Simo HäyhäSimo Häyhä
17th December, Finnish

Greta GarboGreta Garbo
18th September, Swedish, American
Film actress

Dhyan ChandDhyan Chand
29th August, Indian
Christian DiorChristian Dior
21st January, French
Fashion Designers

Dalton TrumboDalton Trumbo
9th December, American
Screenwriter, Novelist
Dag HammarskjöldDag Hammarskjöld
29th July, Swedish
Second Secretary-General of the United Nations

Clara BowClara Bow
29th July, American

Mulk Raj AnandMulk Raj Anand
12th December, Indian
Otto PremingerOtto Preminger
5th December, American

Howard McNearHoward McNear
27th January, American
Franchot ToneFranchot Tone
27th February, American

Friedrich Robert Donat Robert Donat
18th March, British

Arthur KoestlerArthur Koestler
5th September, Hungarian, British
Nannie DossNannie Doss
4th November, American
Serial Killer

Lillian HellmanLillian Hellman
20th June, American
Dramatist and Screenwriter
H. E. BatesH. E. Bates
16th May, British
Short Story Writer

Severo OchoaSevero Ochoa
14th September, Spanish
Physician and Biochemist

Agnes de MilleAgnes de Mille
18th September, American
American dancer and choreographer

Felix BlochFelix Bloch
23rd October, Swiss
Michael TippettMichael Tippett
2nd January, British
Emilio Gino SegrèEmilio Segrè
30th January, Italian, American

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

Carl David AndersonCarl David Anderson
3rd September, American

Nevill Francis Mott Nevill Francis Mott
30th September, British
Henry KosterHenry Koster
1st May, German, American
Director, Producer

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

George H. HitchingsGeorge H. Hitchings
18th April, American

Salvador MazzaSalvador Mazza
28th February, Argentinian
Physician and Epidemiologist

James J. BraddockJames J. Braddock
7th June, American
Viktor FranklViktor Frankl
26th March, Austrian
Surgeon, Psychotherapist, Psychologist,

Joseph CottenJoseph Cotten
15th May, American
Karl WallendaKarl Wallenda
21st January, German, American
Artist, Circus performer

Dolores del RíoDolores del Río
3rd August, Mexican
singer, dancer, stage actor, film actor,

Sterling HollowaySterling Holloway
4th January, American
Voice actor, Film actor, Stage actor, Television
Joseph BonannoJoseph Bonanno
18th January, Italian, American

Max SchmelingMax Schmeling
28th September, German, American
Andy DevineAndy Devine
7th October, American

Marlin PerkinsMarlin Perkins
28th March, American

Anna May WongAnna May Wong
3rd January, American
Film actor, Stage actor, Television actor

Sada AbeSada Abe
28th May, Japanese
Geisha, Criminal

Fakhruddin Ali AhmedFakhruddin Ali Ahmed
13th May, Indian
President, Politician
Tommy DorseyTommy Dorsey
19th November, American

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

Harry HarlowHarry Harlow
31st October, American

Bob WillsBob Wills
30th November
Songwriter, Singer
Robert Penn WarrenRobert Penn Warren
24th April, American
poet, novelist, writer, literary critic,

Mohammad HidayatullahMohammad Hidayatullah
17th December, Indian
Lawyer, Academician, Vice President
Harold ArlenHarold Arlen
15th February, American
Composer, Songwriter, Music arranger, Film

Abraham ZapruderAbraham Zapruder
15th May, American

Astrid of SwedenAstrid of Sweden
17th November, Swedish
Elias CanettiElias Canetti
25th July, British
Writer, Aphorist, Playwright, Chemist, Essayist

Michael PowellMichael Powell
30th September, British
Film director, Actor, Screenwriter, Film producer,
Chen YunChen Yun
13th June

Ivan SerovIvan Serov
25th August, Russian

Félix Houphouët-BoignyFélix Houphouët-Boigny
18th October, Ivorian
Former President of the Ivory Coast
Marcel LefebvreMarcel Lefebvre
29th November, French
Theologian, Catholic priest

Barnett NewmanBarnett Newman
29th January, American
Painter, Sculptor, Visual artist, Architect
Takashi ShimuraTakashi Shimura
12th March, Japanese
Actor, Film actor

Raymond CattellRaymond Cattell
20th March, British, American
Psychologist, University teacher

Doris HareDoris Hare
1st March, British
Stage actor, Film actor

Hans Urs von BalthasarHans Urs von Balthasar
12th August, Swiss
Theologian, Writer, Catholic priest
Marian RejewskiMarian Rejewski
16th August, Polish
Mathematician, Cryptologist
Jule StyneJule Styne
31st December, British, American
Composer, Songwriter, Musician, Film score

Tommy FlowersTommy Flowers
22nd December, British
Technician, Engineer, Computer scientist

Gertrude EderleGertrude Ederle
23rd October, American

Raymond AronRaymond Aron
14th March, French
Journalist, Philosopher, Writer, Political
Kurt GersteinKurt Gerstein
11th August, German
Military personnel

Erwin ChargaffErwin Chargaff
11th August, American
Biochemist, Chemist, Writer

Anthony PowellAnthony Powell
21st December, British
Writer, Novelist, Diarist, Literary critic

George NakashimaGeorge Nakashima
24th May, Japanese, American

Helen WillsHelen Wills
6th October, American
Tennis player, Writer, Autobiographer, Poet
Nikolai TikhonovNikolai Tikhonov
14th May, Russian
Politician, Engineer, Metallurgist

Lionel TrillingLionel Trilling
4th July, American
Literary critic, Writer, Novelist, University
Bosley CrowtherBosley Crowther
13th July, American
Journalist, Film critic

Wolfram SieversWolfram Sievers
10th July, German

Heinz LammerdingHeinz Lammerding
27th August, German
Rudolf Christoph Freiherr von GersdorffRudolf Christoph Freiherr von Gersdorff
27th March, German
Military personnel

Arthur CrudupArthur Crudup
24th August, American
musician, singer, guitarist, composer
Daniil KharmsDaniil Kharms
17th December, Russian
writer, playwright, children's writer, poet

Roger HollisRoger Hollis
2nd December, British

Gerhard KlopferGerhard Klopfer
18th February, German
Judge, Politician, Jurist, Lawyer

Elmyr de HoryElmyr de Hory
14th April, Hungarian
art forger, painter
Ashley MontaguAshley Montagu
28th June, British, American
Anthropologist, University teacher

David Cecil, 6th Marquess of ExeterDavid Cecil, 6th Marquess of Exeter
9th February, British
Politician, Athletics competitor
Attila JózsefAttila József
11th April, Hungarian
Hungarian poet

Lois Mailou JonesLois Mailou Jones
3rd November, American
Painter, Educator
Guy MolletGuy Mollet
31st December, French

Jean VigoJean Vigo
26th April, French
Film director, Film editor, Screenwriter
Albert W. TuckerAlbert W. Tucker
28th November, Canadian, American
Mathematician, Topologist, University teacher