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
(Entrepreneur, Aerospace Engineer, Filmmaker, Inventor, Aviator, Philanthropist)

24th December

American

Fred TrumpFred Trump
(Real Estate Developer)

11th October

American

Joan CrawfordJoan Crawford
(Actress)

23rd March

American

Ayn RandAyn Rand
(Author, Screenwriter, Playwright, Developer of a philosophical system named by her as Objectivism)

2nd February

American,Russian

Henry FondaHenry Fonda
(Actor)

16th May

American

Greta GarboGreta Garbo
(Film actress)

18th September

Swedish,American

Simo HäyhäSimo Häyhä
(Sniper)

17th December

Finnish

Jean-Paul SartreJean-Paul Sartre
(Philosopher)

21st June

French

Albert SpeerAlbert Speer
(German Architect)

19th March

German

Christian DiorChristian Dior
(Fashion Designers)

21st January

French

Dalton TrumboDalton Trumbo
(Screenwriter, Novelist)

9th December

American

Clara BowClara Bow
(Actress)

29th July

American

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Dhyan ChandDhyan Chand

29th August

Indian

Dag HammarskjöldDag Hammarskjöld
(Second Secretary-General of the United Nations)

29th July

Swedish

Otto PremingerOtto Preminger
(Director)

5th December

American

Mulk Raj AnandMulk Raj Anand

12th December

Indian

Friedrich Robert Donat Robert Donat
(Actor)

18th March

British

Howard McNearHoward McNear
(Actor)

27th January

American

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Nannie DossNannie Doss
(Serial Killer)

4th November

American

Arthur KoestlerArthur Koestler

5th September

Hungarian,British

Lillian HellmanLillian Hellman
(Dramatist and Screenwriter)

20th June

American

Michael TippettMichael Tippett
(Composer)

2nd January

British

Agnes de MilleAgnes de Mille
(American dancer and choreographer)

18th September

American

Felix BlochFelix Bloch
(Physicist)

23rd October

Swiss

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Severo OchoaSevero Ochoa
(Physician and Biochemist)

14th September

Spanish

H. E. BatesH. E. Bates
(Short Story Writer)

16th May

British

Siaka StevensSiaka Stevens
(1st President of Sierra Leone)

24th August

Sierra Leonean

Emilio Gino SegrèEmilio Segrè
(Physicist)

30th January

Italian,American

Carl David AndersonCarl David Anderson
(Physicist)

3rd September

American

Nevill Francis Mott Nevill Francis Mott
(Physicist)

30th September

British

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Henry KosterHenry Koster
(Director, Producer)

1st May

German,American

Ulf von EulerUlf von Euler
(Physiologist and Pharmacologist)

7th February

Swedish

George H. HitchingsGeorge H. Hitchings
(Physiologist)

18th April

American

Salvador MazzaSalvador Mazza
(Physician and Epidemiologist)

28th February

Argentinian

James J. BraddockJames J. Braddock
(Boxer)

7th June

American

Viktor FranklViktor Frankl
(Surgeon, Psychotherapist, Psychologist, Psychiatrist, Physician, Educationist, University teacher, Neurologist)

26th March

Austrian

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Sterling HollowaySterling Holloway
(Voice actor, Film actor, Stage actor, Television actor)

4th January

American

Joseph BonannoJoseph Bonanno
(Criminal)

18th January

Italian,American

Max SchmelingMax Schmeling
(Boxer)

28th September

German,American

Dolores del RíoDolores del Río
(singer, dancer, stage actor, film actor, television actor)

3rd August

Mexican

Sada AbeSada Abe
(Geisha, Criminal)

28th May

Japanese

Harry HarlowHarry Harlow
(Psychologist)

31st October

American

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Michael PowellMichael Powell
(Film director, Actor, Screenwriter, Film producer, Writer)

30th September

British

Anna May WongAnna May Wong
(Film actor, Stage actor, Television actor)

3rd January

American

Fakhruddin Ali AhmedFakhruddin Ali Ahmed
(President, Politician)

13th May

Indian

Leo DurocherLeo Durocher
(writer, Baseball Player)

27th July

American

Bob WillsBob Wills
(Songwriter, Singer)

30th November

Erwin ChargaffErwin Chargaff
(Biochemist, Chemist, Writer)

11th August

American

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Robert Penn WarrenRobert Penn Warren
(poet, novelist, writer, literary critic, journalist)

24th April

American

Barnett NewmanBarnett Newman
(Painter, Sculptor, Visual artist, Architect)

29th January

American

Harold ArlenHarold Arlen
(Composer, Songwriter, Music arranger, Film producer, Singer, Pianist, Film score composer)

15th February

American

Astrid of SwedenAstrid of Sweden

17th November

Swedish

Mohammad HidayatullahMohammad Hidayatullah
(Lawyer, Academician, Vice President)

17th December

Indian

Raymond CattellRaymond Cattell
(Psychologist, University teacher)

20th March

British,American

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Marlin PerkinsMarlin Perkins
(Zoologist)

28th March

American

Karl WallendaKarl Wallenda
(Artist, Circus performer)

21st January

German,American

Marcel LefebvreMarcel Lefebvre
(Theologian, Catholic priest)

29th November

French

Abraham ZapruderAbraham Zapruder
(Tailor)

15th May

American

Félix Houphouët-BoignyFélix Houphouët-Boigny
(Former President of the Ivory Coast)

18th October

Ivorian

Gertrude EderleGertrude Ederle
(swimmer)

23rd October

American

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Doris HareDoris Hare
(Stage actor, Film actor)

1st March

British

Hans Urs von BalthasarHans Urs von Balthasar
(Theologian, Writer, Catholic priest)

12th August

Swiss

Marian RejewskiMarian Rejewski
(Mathematician, Cryptologist)

16th August

Polish

Chen YunChen Yun
(Politician)

13th June

Elias CanettiElias Canetti
(Writer, Aphorist, Playwright, Chemist, Essayist)

25th July

British

Jule StyneJule Styne
(Composer, Songwriter, Musician, Film score composer)

31st December

British,American

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Tommy FlowersTommy Flowers
(Technician, Engineer, Computer scientist)

22nd December

British

Takashi ShimuraTakashi Shimura
(Actor, Film actor)

12th March

Japanese

Raymond AronRaymond Aron
(Journalist, Philosopher, Writer, Political scientist, Sociologist, Professor, Economist)

14th March

French

Ivan SerovIvan Serov

25th August

Russian

Elmyr de HoryElmyr de Hory
(art forger, painter)

14th April

Hungarian

Kurt GersteinKurt Gerstein
(Military personnel)

11th August

German

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Rudolf Christoph Freiherr von GersdorffRudolf Christoph Freiherr von Gersdorff
(Military personnel)

27th March

German

Anthony PowellAnthony Powell
(Writer, Novelist, Diarist, Literary critic)

21st December

British

George NakashimaGeorge Nakashima
(Architect)

24th May

Japanese,American

Lois Mailou JonesLois Mailou Jones
(Painter, Educator)

3rd November

American

Bosley CrowtherBosley Crowther
(Journalist, Film critic)

13th July

American

Lionel TrillingLionel Trilling
(Literary critic, Writer, Novelist, University teacher, Journalist)

4th July

American

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Arthur CrudupArthur Crudup
(musician, singer, guitarist, composer)

24th August

American

Daniil KharmsDaniil Kharms
(writer, playwright, children's writer, poet)

17th December

Russian

Gerhard KlopferGerhard Klopfer
(Judge, Politician, Jurist, Lawyer)

18th February

German

Wolfram SieversWolfram Sievers
(Politician)

10th July

German

Nikolai TikhonovNikolai Tikhonov
(Politician, Engineer, Metallurgist)

14th May

Russian

Jean VigoJean Vigo
(Film director, Film editor, Screenwriter)

26th April

French

Attila JózsefAttila József
(Hungarian poet)

11th April

Hungarian

Ashley MontaguAshley Montagu
(Anthropologist, University teacher)

28th June

British,American

Roger HollisRoger Hollis
(Journalist)

2nd December

British

Helen WillsHelen Wills
(Tennis player, Writer, Autobiographer, Poet)

6th October

American

Guy MolletGuy Mollet
(Politician)

31st December

French

Carl Gustav HempelCarl Gustav Hempel
(Mathematician, Computer scientist, Philosopher, Essayist, University teacher)

8th January

German,American

Albert W. TuckerAlbert W. Tucker
(Mathematician, Topologist, University teacher)

28th November

Canadian,American

Heinz LammerdingHeinz Lammerding
(Engineer)

27th August

German

David Cecil, 6th Marquess of ExeterDavid Cecil, 6th Marquess of Exeter
(Politician, Athletics competitor)

9th February

British

Rex WhistlerRex Whistler
(Painter)

24th June

British

Henry GreenHenry Green
(Writer, Novelist)

29th October

British

Giacinto ScelsiGiacinto Scelsi
(Composer, Poet)

8th January

Italian

Jan WerichJan Werich
(Actor, Singer, Writer, Playwright, Jazz musician, Screenwriter)

6th February

Mikio NaruseMikio Naruse
(Film director, Writer, Film producer, Screenwriter)

20th August

Japanese

Myles HortonMyles Horton
(Environmental Activist, Civil Rights Activist)

30th November