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
Joan CrawfordJoan Crawford
23rd March, American
Actress

Fred TrumpFred Trump
11th October, American
Real Estate Developer

Henry FondaHenry Fonda
16th May, American
Actor

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

Jean-Paul SartreJean-Paul Sartre
21st June, French
Philosopher
Simo HäyhäSimo Häyhä
17th December, Finnish
Sniper

Albert SpeerAlbert Speer
19th March, German
German Architect

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

Viktor FranklViktor Frankl
26th March, Austrian
Psychiatrist
Christian DiorChristian Dior
21st January, French
Fashion Designers

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

Joseph BonannoJoseph Bonanno
18th January, Italian, American
Gangster

Dhyan ChandDhyan Chand
29th August, Indian
 
Clara BowClara Bow
29th July, American
Actress

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

Howard McNearHoward McNear
27th January, American
Actor

Arthur KoestlerArthur Koestler
5th September, Hungarian, British
 
Friedrich Robert Donat Robert Donat
18th March, British
Actor

Franchot ToneFranchot Tone
27th February, American
Actor
Nannie DossNannie Doss
4th November, American
Serial Killer

Lillian HellmanLillian Hellman
20th June, American
Dramatist and Screenwriter

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
Physicist
Michael TippettMichael Tippett
2nd January, British
Composer

H. E. BatesH. E. Bates
16th May, British
Short Story Writer

Emilio Gino SegrèEmilio Segrè
30th January, Italian, American
Physicist

Siaka StevensSiaka Stevens
24th August, Sierra Leonean
1st President of Sierra Leone
Carl David AndersonCarl David Anderson
3rd September, American
Physicist

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

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

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

Henry KosterHenry Koster
1st May, German, American
Director, Producer
Salvador MazzaSalvador Mazza
28th February, Argentinian
Physician and Epidemiologist

Maria von TrappMaria von Trapp
26th January, Austrian, American
Singer
Joel McCreaJoel McCrea
5th November, American
Actor

James J. BraddockJames J. Braddock
7th June, American
Boxer

Albert PierrepointAlbert Pierrepoint
30th March, British
Executioner
Joseph CottenJoseph Cotten
15th May, American
Actor

Sterling HollowaySterling Holloway
4th January, American
Voice actor, Film actor, Stage actor, Television
Tex RitterTex Ritter
12th January, American
Singer

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

Andy DevineAndy Devine
7th October, American
Actor

Marlin PerkinsMarlin Perkins
28th March, American
Zoologist

Max SchmelingMax Schmeling
28th September, German, American
Boxer
Harry HarlowHarry Harlow
31st October, American
Psychologist

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

Robert NewtonRobert Newton
1st June, British
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
Trombonist
Leo DurocherLeo Durocher
27th July, American
writer, Baseball Player

Savitri DeviSavitri Devi
30th September, French
Writer, Poet

Bob WillsBob Wills
30th November
Songwriter, Singer
Abraham ZapruderAbraham Zapruder
15th May, American
Tailor

Sanford MeisnerSanford Meisner
31st August, American
Actor
Harold ArlenHarold Arlen
15th February, American
Composer, Songwriter, Music arranger, Film

Michael PowellMichael Powell
30th September, British
Film director, Actor, Screenwriter, Film producer,

Robert Penn WarrenRobert Penn Warren
24th April, American
poet, novelist, writer, literary critic,
Marcel LefebvreMarcel Lefebvre
29th November, French
Theologian, Catholic priest

Erwin ChargaffErwin Chargaff
11th August, American
Biochemist, Chemist, Writer
Mohammad HidayatullahMohammad Hidayatullah
17th December, Indian
Lawyer, Academician, Vice President

Astrid of SwedenAstrid of Sweden
17th November, Swedish
 

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

Doris HareDoris Hare
1st March, British
Stage actor, Film actor
Mildred NatwickMildred Natwick
19th June, American
Actress
Chen YunChen Yun
13th June
Politician

J. William FulbrightJ. William Fulbright
9th April, American
United States Senator

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

Elias CanettiElias Canetti
25th July, British
Writer, Aphorist, Playwright, Chemist, Essayist
Hans Urs von BalthasarHans Urs von Balthasar
12th August, Swiss
Theologian, Writer, Catholic priest

Ivan SerovIvan Serov
25th August, Russian
 

Félix Houphouët-BoignyFélix Houphouët-Boigny
18th October, Ivorian
Former President of the Ivory Coast

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

Jule StyneJule Styne
31st December, British, American
Composer, Songwriter, Musician, Film score
Karl WallendaKarl Wallenda
21st January, German, American
Artist, Circus performer

Gertrude EderleGertrude Ederle
23rd October, American
swimmer
Takashi ShimuraTakashi Shimura
12th March, Japanese
Actor, Film actor

MantovaniMantovani
15th November, Italian, British
Musician

Marian RejewskiMarian Rejewski
16th August, Polish
Mathematician, Cryptologist
Raymond AronRaymond Aron
14th March, French
Journalist, Philosopher, Writer, Political

Chick WebbChick Webb
10th February, American
Musician
Leon JaworskiLeon Jaworski
19th September, American
Attorney

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

Oveta Culp HobbyOveta Culp Hobby
19th January, American
Government Official

George NakashimaGeorge Nakashima
24th May, Japanese, American
Architect
Helen WillsHelen Wills
6th October, American
Tennis player, Writer, Autobiographer, Poet

Nikolai TikhonovNikolai Tikhonov
14th May, Russian
Politician, Engineer, Metallurgist
Kurt GersteinKurt Gerstein
11th August, German
Military personnel

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
Politician
Ashley MontaguAshley Montagu
28th June, British, American
Anthropologist, University teacher