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, Aerospace Engineer, Filmmaker,
Fred TrumpFred Trump
11th October, American
Real Estate Developer

Joan CrawfordJoan Crawford
23rd March, American
Actress

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

Henry FondaHenry Fonda
16th May, American
Actor

Greta GarboGreta Garbo
18th September, Swedish, American
Film actress
Jean-Paul SartreJean-Paul Sartre
21st June, French
Philosopher

Simo HäyhäSimo Häyhä
17th December, Finnish
Sniper

Albert SpeerAlbert Speer
19th March, German
German Architect

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

Clara BowClara Bow
29th July, American
Actress
Mulk Raj AnandMulk Raj Anand
12th December, Indian
 

Dhyan ChandDhyan Chand
29th August, Indian
 

Dag HammarskjöldDag Hammarskjöld
29th July, Swedish
Second Secretary-General of the United Nations
Otto PremingerOtto Preminger
5th December, American
Director

Howard McNearHoward McNear
27th January, American
Actor
Nannie DossNannie Doss
4th November, American
Serial Killer

Arthur KoestlerArthur Koestler
5th September, Hungarian, British
 

Lillian HellmanLillian Hellman
20th June, American
Dramatist and Screenwriter
Friedrich Robert Donat Robert Donat
18th March, British
Actor

Michael TippettMichael Tippett
2nd January, British
Composer
H. E. BatesH. E. Bates
16th May, British
Short Story Writer

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

Felix BlochFelix Bloch
23rd October, Swiss
Physicist

Severo OchoaSevero Ochoa
14th September, Spanish
Physician and Biochemist
Siaka StevensSiaka Stevens
24th August, Sierra Leonean
1st President of Sierra Leone
Emilio Gino SegrèEmilio Segrè
30th January, Italian, American
Physicist

Carl David AndersonCarl David Anderson
3rd September, American
Physicist

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

Henry KosterHenry Koster
1st May, German, American
Director, Producer
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

Viktor FranklViktor Frankl
26th March, Austrian
Surgeon, Psychotherapist, Psychologist,

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Joseph CottenJoseph Cotten
15th May, American
Actor
James J. BraddockJames J. Braddock
7th June, American
Boxer

Dolores del RíoDolores del Río
3rd August, Mexican
singer, dancer, stage actor, film actor,
Karl WallendaKarl Wallenda
21st January, German, American
Artist, Circus performer

Sada AbeSada Abe
28th May, Japanese
Geisha, Criminal

Sterling HollowaySterling Holloway
4th January, American
Voice actor, Film actor, Stage actor, Television
Max SchmelingMax Schmeling
28th September, German, American
Boxer

Joseph BonannoJoseph Bonanno
18th January, Italian, American
Criminal
Marlin PerkinsMarlin Perkins
28th March, American
Zoologist

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

Harry HarlowHarry Harlow
31st October, American
Psychologist

Fakhruddin Ali AhmedFakhruddin Ali Ahmed
13th May, Indian
President, Politician

Leo DurocherLeo Durocher
27th July, American
writer, Baseball Player
Bob WillsBob Wills
30th November
Songwriter, Singer

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

Astrid of SwedenAstrid of Sweden
17th November, Swedish
 

Mohammad HidayatullahMohammad Hidayatullah
17th December, Indian
Lawyer, Academician, Vice President
Barnett NewmanBarnett Newman
29th January, American
Painter, Sculptor, Visual artist, Architect

Harold ArlenHarold Arlen
15th February, American
Composer, Songwriter, Music arranger, Film
Raymond CattellRaymond Cattell
20th March, British, American
Psychologist, University teacher

Abraham ZapruderAbraham Zapruder
15th May, American
Tailor

Michael PowellMichael Powell
30th September, British
Film director, Actor, Screenwriter, Film producer,
Erwin ChargaffErwin Chargaff
11th August, American
Biochemist, Chemist, Writer

Chen YunChen Yun
13th June
Politician
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
Jule StyneJule Styne
31st December, British, American
Composer, Songwriter, Musician, Film score

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

Elias CanettiElias Canetti
25th July, British
Writer, Aphorist, Playwright, Chemist, Essayist
Tommy FlowersTommy Flowers
22nd December, British
Technician, Engineer, Computer scientist
Gertrude EderleGertrude Ederle
23rd October, American
swimmer

Raymond AronRaymond Aron
14th March, French
Journalist, Philosopher, Writer, Political

Kurt GersteinKurt Gerstein
11th August, German
Military personnel

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

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

Heinz LammerdingHeinz Lammerding
27th August, German
Engineer
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
Journalist

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
Politician
Jean VigoJean Vigo
26th April, French
Film director, Film editor, Screenwriter

Albert W. TuckerAlbert W. Tucker
28th November, Canadian, American
Mathematician, Topologist, University teacher

Rex WhistlerRex Whistler
24th June, British
Painter

Carl Gustav HempelCarl Gustav Hempel
8th January, German, American
Mathematician, Computer scientist, Philosopher,
Takeo FukudaTakeo Fukuda
14th January, Japanese
Prime Minister