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.

This ranking is based on an algorithm that combines various factors, including the votes of our users and search trends on the internet.

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 1 Howard Hughes

Howard Hughes.
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Famous As: Entrepreneur, Investor
Birthdate: 24th December
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Humble, Texas, US
Died: April 5, 1976

 2 Dhyan Chand

Dhyan Chand.
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Listed In: Hockey Players
Birthdate: 29th August
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh, India
Died: December 3, 1979
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 3 Ayn Rand

Ayn Rand.
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: 2nd February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: March 6, 1982

 4 Joan Crawford

Joan Crawford.
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Listed In: Actresses
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: 23rd March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: San Antonio
Died: May 10, 1977
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 5 Henry Fonda

Henry Fonda.
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Listed In: Actors
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: 16th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Grand Island
Died: August 12, 1982

 6 Simo Häyhä

Simo Häyhä.
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Listed In: Soldiers
Famous As: Sniper
Birthdate: 17th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Rautjärvi
Died: April 1, 2002
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 7 Jean-Paul Sartre

Jean-Paul Sartre.
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Famous As: Philosopher, Novelist
Birthdate: 21st June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: April 15, 1980
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 8 Fred Trump

Fred Trump.
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Famous As: Real Estate Developer
Birthdate: 11th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: The Bronx, New York City, New York
Died: June 25, 1999
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 9 Albert Speer

Albert Speer.
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Famous As: German Architect
Birthdate: 19th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Mannheim, Baden, Germany
Died: September 1, 1981

 10 Greta Garbo

Greta Garbo.
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Listed In: Actresses
Famous As: Film actress
Birthdate: 18th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Stockholm
Died: April 15, 1990
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 11 James J. Braddock

James J. Braddock
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Listed In: Boxers
Famous As: Boxer
Birthdate: 7th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: New York City
Died: November 29, 1974

 12 Christian Dior

Christian Dior.
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Famous As: Fashion Designers
Birthdate: 21st January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Granville
Died: October 23, 1957
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 13 Viktor Frankl

Viktor Frankl.
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Listed In: Psychiatrists
Famous As: Psychiatrist
Birthdate: 26th March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Leopoldstadt, Vienna, Austria
Died: September 2, 1997

 14 Richard Loeb

Richard Loeb
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Listed In: Murderers
Famous As: Murderer
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: 1936 AD
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 15 Prince John of the United Kingdom

Prince John of the United Kingdom
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Famous As: Prince
Birthdate: 12th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: York Cottage, England
Died: January 18, 1919

 16 Joseph Bonanno

Joseph Bonanno.
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Listed In: Gangsters
Famous As: Gangster
Birthdate: 18th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Castellammare del Golfo, Italy
Died: May 11, 2002
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 17 Myrna Loy

Myrna Loy
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Listed In: Actresses
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: 2nd August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Helena, Montana, United States
Died: December 14, 1993

 18 Clara Bow

Clara Bow.
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Listed In: Actresses
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: 29th July
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Brooklyn
Died: September 27, 1965
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 19 Maria von Trapp

Maria von Trapp
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Listed In: Vocalists
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: 26th January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria-Hungary [now Austria]
Died: March 28, 1987

 20 Dag Hammarskjöld

Dag Hammarskjöld.
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Listed In: Diplomats
Famous As: Second Secretary-General of the United Nations
Birthdate: 29th July
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Jönköping
Died: September 18, 1961
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 21 Albert Pierrepoint

Albert Pierrepoint.
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Famous As: Executioner
Birthdate: 30th March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Clayton, West Riding of Yorkshire, England
Died: July 10, 1992

 22 Anna May Wong

Anna May Wong
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Listed In: Actresses
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: 3rd January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: February 3, 1961
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 23 Tex Ritter

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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: 12th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Murvaul, Texas, USA
Died: January 2, 1974

 24 Dolores del Río

Dolores del Río
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Listed In: Actresses
Famous As: singer, dancer, stage actor, film actor, television actor
Birthdate: 3rd August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Durango
Died: April 11, 1983
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 25 Max Schmeling

Max Schmeling
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Listed In: Boxers
Famous As: Boxer
Birthdate: 28th September
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Klein Luckow
Died: February 2, 2005

 26 Dalton Trumbo

Dalton Trumbo.
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Screenwriter, Novelist
Birthdate: 9th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Montrose, Colorado, United States
Died: September 10, 1976
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 27 Mulk Raj Anand

Mulk Raj Anand.
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 12th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Peshawar, Pakistan
Died: September 28, 2004

 28 Joseph Cotten

Joseph Cotten.
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Listed In: Actors
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: 15th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Petersburg, Virginia, United States
Died: February 6, 1994
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 29 Sterling Holloway

Sterling Holloway
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Listed In: Voice Actors
Famous As: Voice actor, Film actor, Stage actor, Television actor
Birthdate: 4th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Georgia
Died: November 22, 1992

 30 Joel McCrea

Joel McCrea
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Listed In: Actors
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: 5th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: South Pasadena, California, USA
Died: October 20, 1990

 31 Andy Devine

Andy Devine
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Listed In: Actors
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: 7th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Flagstaff, Arizona, USA
Died: February 18, 1977

 32 Otto Preminger

Otto Preminger.
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Listed In: Directors
Famous As: Director
Birthdate: 5th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Vyzhnytsia, Ukraine
Died: April 23, 1986

 33 Robert Donat

Robert Donat.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: 18th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Withington, Manchester, Lancashire, England, UK
Died: June 9, 1958

 34 Nannie Doss

Nannie Doss.
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Listed In: Serial Killers
Famous As: Serial Killer
Birthdate: 4th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Blue Mountain, Anniston, Alabama
Died: June 2, 1965

 35 Howard McNear

Howard McNear.
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Listed In: Actors
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: 27th January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California
Died: January 3, 1969

 36 Savitri Devi

Savitri Devi
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Writer, Poet
Birthdate: 30th September
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Lyon, France
Died: October 22, 1982

 37 Sheikh Muhammad Abdullah

Sheikh Muhammad Abdullah
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Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: 5th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Soura, India
Died: September 8, 1982

 38 Sada Abe

Sada Abe
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Famous As: Geisha, Criminal
Birthdate: 28th May
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Kanda

 39 Franchot Tone

Franchot Tone.
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Listed In: Actors
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: 27th February
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: New York, United States
Died: September 18, 1968

 40 Harry Harlow

Harry Harlow.
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Listed In: Psychologists
Famous As: Psychologist
Birthdate: 31st October
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Fairfield, Iowa, U.S.
Died: December 6, 1981

 41 Robert Newton

Robert Newton
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Listed In: Actors
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: 1st June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Shaftesbury, Dorset, England, UK
Died: March 25, 1956

 42 Leo Durocher

Leo Durocher
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Listed In: Baseball Players
Famous As: Baseball player
Birthdate: 27th July
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: West Springfield, Massachusetts, United States
Died: October 7, 1991

 43 Arthur Koestler

Arthur Koestler.
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: 31st August
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Budapest, Hungary
Died: March 2, 1983

 44 Tommy Dorsey

Tommy Dorsey
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Trombonist
Birthdate: 19th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Shenandoah, Pennsylvania, USA
Died: November 26, 1956

 45 Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed

Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Former President of India
Birthdate: 13th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Delhi
Died: February 11, 1977

 46 Princess Margarita of Greece and Denmark

Princess Margarita of Greece and Denmark
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Famous As: Princess
Birthdate: 18th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Old Royal Palace, Athens, Greece
Died: April 24, 1981

 47 Astrid of Sweden

Astrid of Sweden
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Famous As: Queen
Birthdate: 17th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Stockholm, Sweden
Died: August 29, 1935

 48 Mohammad Hidayatullah

Mohammad Hidayatullah
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Listed In: Presidents
Famous As: Lawyer, Academician, Vice President
Birthdate: 17th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Lucknow
Died: September 18, 1992

 49 Marcel Lefebvre

Marcel Lefebvre
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Listed In: Theologians
Famous As: Theologian, Catholic priest
Birthdate: 29th November
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Tourcoing
Died: March 25, 1991

 50 Faustyna Kowalska

Faustyna Kowalska
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Famous As: Saint
Birthdate: 25th August
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Łódź
Died: October 5, 1938