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
Fred TrumpFred Trump
11th October, American
Real Estate Developer

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

Joan CrawfordJoan Crawford
23rd March, American
Actress

Henry FondaHenry Fonda
16th May, American
Actor

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

Simo HäyhäSimo Häyhä
17th December, Finnish
Sniper

Greta GarboGreta Garbo
18th September, Swedish, American
Film actress
Viktor FranklViktor Frankl
26th March, Austrian
Psychiatrist

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

Clara BowClara Bow
29th July, American
Actress

Joseph BonannoJoseph Bonanno
18th January, Italian, American
Gangster

Dag HammarskjöldDag Hammarskjöld
29th July, Swedish
Second Secretary-General of the United Nations

Dhyan ChandDhyan Chand
29th August, Indian
 
Otto PremingerOtto Preminger
5th December, American
Director

Howard McNearHoward McNear
27th January, American
Actor

Friedrich Robert Donat Robert Donat
18th March, British
Actor

Harry HarlowHarry Harlow
31st October, American
Psychologist
Franchot ToneFranchot Tone
27th February, American
Actor

Arthur KoestlerArthur Koestler
5th September, Hungarian, British
 
Mulk Raj AnandMulk Raj Anand
12th December, Indian
 

Nannie DossNannie Doss
4th November, American
Serial Killer

Fakhruddin Ali AhmedFakhruddin Ali Ahmed
13th May, Indian
Former President of India
Lillian HellmanLillian Hellman
20th June, American
Dramatist and Screenwriter

Erwin ChargaffErwin Chargaff
11th August, Ukrainian, American
Biochemist
Agnes de MilleAgnes de Mille
18th September, American
American dancer and choreographer

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

Felix BlochFelix Bloch
23rd October, Swiss
Physicist
Siaka StevensSiaka Stevens
24th August, Sierra Leonean
1st President of Sierra Leone

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Severo OchoaSevero Ochoa
14th September, Spanish
Physician and Biochemist
Emilio Gino SegrèEmilio Segrè
30th January, Italian, American
Physicist

Michael TippettMichael Tippett
2nd January, British
Composer

Carl David AndersonCarl David Anderson
3rd September, American
Physicist

Salvador MazzaSalvador Mazza
28th February, Argentinian
Physician and Epidemiologist
Nevill Francis Mott Nevill Francis Mott
30th September, British
Physicist
Henry KosterHenry Koster
1st May, German, American
Director, Producer

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

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

Anna May WongAnna May Wong
3rd January, American
Film actor, Stage actor, Television actor
Maria von TrappMaria von Trapp
26th January, Austrian, American
Singer

Prince John of the United KingdomPrince John of the United Kingdom
12th July, British
Prince

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

Myrna LoyMyrna Loy
2nd August, American
Actress

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

Albert PierrepointAlbert Pierrepoint
30th March, British
Executioner
Andy DevineAndy Devine
7th October, American
Actor

Joel McCreaJoel McCrea
5th November, American
Actor

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

Dolores del RíoDolores del Río
3rd August, Mexican
singer, dancer, stage actor, film actor,
Tex RitterTex Ritter
12th January, American
Singer

Marlin PerkinsMarlin Perkins
28th March, American
Zoologist

Savitri DeviSavitri Devi
30th September, French
Writer, Poet

Robert NewtonRobert Newton
1st June, British
Actor

Sada AbeSada Abe
28th May, Japanese
Geisha, Criminal
Tommy DorseyTommy Dorsey
19th November, American
Trombonist

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

Bob WillsBob Wills
30th November
Songwriter, Singer

Michael PowellMichael Powell
30th September, British
Film director, Actor, Screenwriter, Film producer,
Harold ArlenHarold Arlen
15th February, American
Composer, Songwriter, Music arranger, Film

Robert Penn WarrenRobert Penn Warren
24th April, American
poet, novelist, writer, literary critic,
Abraham ZapruderAbraham Zapruder
15th May, American
Tailor

Mohammad HidayatullahMohammad Hidayatullah
17th December, Indian
Lawyer, Academician, Vice President

Astrid of SwedenAstrid of Sweden
17th November, Swedish
 
Mildred NatwickMildred Natwick
19th June, American
Actress

Sanford MeisnerSanford Meisner
31st August, American
Actor
J. William FulbrightJ. William Fulbright
9th April, American
United States Senator

Marcel LefebvreMarcel Lefebvre
29th November, French
Theologian, Catholic priest

Raymond CattellRaymond Cattell
20th March, British, American
Psychologist, University teacher
Félix Houphouët-BoignyFélix Houphouët-Boigny
18th October, Ivorian
Former President of the Ivory Coast

Takashi ShimuraTakashi Shimura
12th March, Japanese
Actor, Film actor
Jule StyneJule Styne
31st December, British, American
Composer, Songwriter, Musician, Film score

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

Hans Urs von BalthasarHans Urs von Balthasar
12th August, Swiss
Theologian, Writer, Catholic priest

Chick WebbChick Webb
10th February, American
Musician
Chen YunChen Yun
13th June
Politician
Elias CanettiElias Canetti
25th July, British
Writer, Aphorist, Playwright, Chemist, Essayist

Ivan SerovIvan Serov
25th August, Russian
 

Roger HollisRoger Hollis
2nd December, British
Journalist

Kurt GersteinKurt Gerstein
11th August, German
Military personnel
MantovaniMantovani
15th November, Italian, British
Musician

Gertrude EderleGertrude Ederle
23rd October, American
swimmer

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

Bosley CrowtherBosley Crowther
13th July, American
Journalist, Film critic

Marian RejewskiMarian Rejewski
16th August, Polish
Mathematician, Cryptologist
Tommy FlowersTommy Flowers
22nd December, British
Technician, Engineer, Computer scientist

Anthony PowellAnthony Powell
21st December, British
Writer, Novelist, Diarist, Literary critic
Doris HareDoris Hare
1st March, British
Stage actor, Film actor

Erskine Hamilton ChildersErskine Hamilton Childers
11th December, Irish, British
President
Chaudhry Muhammad AliChaudhry Muhammad Ali
15th July, Pakistani
Prime Minister
George NakashimaGeorge Nakashima
24th May, Japanese, American
Architect