Famous People Born In 1906

Discover the most famous people born in 1906. The list includes people like Ed Gein, Adolf Eichmann, Grace Hopper, Leonid Brezhnev, Samuel Beckett and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include political leaders, journalists, physicists and novelists born in 1906. This list includes people from United States, Germany, United Kingdom & Italy and many more countries.

Otto Adolf EichmannAdolf Eichmann
19th March, German
One of the Main Organizers of the Holocaust
Ed GeinEd Gein
27th August, American
Murderer

PuyiPuyi
7th February, Chinese
Last Emperor of China

Leonid BrezhnevLeonid Brezhnev
19th December, Ukrainian, Russian
 

Aristotle OnassisAristotle Onassis
15th January, Greek
Business magnate

Josephine BakerJosephine Baker
3rd June
Entertainer, Actress, Singer
Bugsy SiegelBugsy Siegel
28th February, American
Mobster

John HustonJohn Huston
5th August, American
Film Director

Faisal of Saudi ArabiaFaisal of Saudi Arabia
14th April, Saudi Arabian
Former King of Saudi Arabia
Hannah ArendtHannah Arendt
14th October, German
Philosopher

Jack ChurchillJack Churchill
16th September, Sri Lankan, British
Military Leader
John CarradineJohn Carradine
5th February, American
Actor

Samuel BeckettSamuel Beckett
13th April, Irish
Novelist, Playwright, Theater Director

R. K. NarayanR. K. Narayan
10th October, Indian
Writer

Virginia Hall Virginia Hall
6th April, American
American Spy

George SandersGeorge Sanders
3rd July, Spanish, Russian
Actor
Billy WilderBilly Wilder
22nd June, American
 

Grace HopperGrace Hopper
9th December, American
Computer Scientist

Dmitry ShostakovichDmitry Shostakovich
25th September, Russian
Composer

Dietrich BonhoefferDietrich Bonhoeffer
4th February, German
Theologian
Chandra Shekhar AzadChandra Shekhar Azad
23rd July, Indian
Revolutionary

Kurt GödelKurt Gödel
28th April, American
Mathematician, Philosopher
Satchel PaigeSatchel Paige
7th July, American
Baseball Player

Hermann FegeleinHermann Fegelein
30th October, German
Nazi Leader

Curtis LemayCurtis Lemay
15th November, American
U. S. Air Force General During World War II
Bea BenaderetBea Benaderet
4th April, American
Actress

Lou CostelloLou Costello
6th March, American
Actor
Ilse Koch Ilse Koch
22nd September, German
Nazi Concentration Camp Overseer

Albert HofmannAlbert Hofmann
11th January, Swiss
The First Person to Synthesize LSD

Robert E howardRobert E. Howard
22nd January, American
Pulp Fiction Writer
William JoyceWilliam Joyce
24th April, German, American
Politician

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Hans AspergerHans Asperger
18th February, Austrian
Paediatrician
Louise BrooksLouise Brooks
14th November, American
Actress

Tony AccardoTony Accardo
28th April, American
Gangster

Thelma ToddThelma Todd
29th July, American
Actress

Anna Roosevelt HalstedAnna Roosevelt Halsted
3rd May, American
Writer, Editor
Philo FarnsworthPhilo Farnsworth
19th August, American
Inventor
Anne Morrow LindberghAnne Morrow Lindbergh
22nd June, American
Renowned Author & Aviator

Hermione BaddeleyHermione Baddeley
13th November, British, American
Actress

Sayyid QutbSayyid Qutb
9th October, Egyptian
Religious Leader

Carol ReedCarol Reed
30th December, British
Film Director
Janet GaynorJanet Gaynor
6th October, American
Actress

Gale GordonGale Gordon
20th February, American
Actor

Oscar LevantOscar Levant
27th December, American
American pianist

Ozzie NelsonOzzie Nelson
20th March, American
Actor

Hugh GaitskellHugh Gaitskell
9th April, British
Politician
Philip JohnsonPhilip Johnson
8th July, American
Architect

Léopold Sédar SenghorLéopold Sédar Senghor
9th October, Senegalese
Senegalese Politician
Diana VreelandDiana Vreeland
29th July, American
Magazine editor, fashion journalist and special

Henny YoungmanHenny Youngman
16th March, American
Comedian

Hans BetheHans Bethe
2nd July, American
Physicist
Alan John Percival TaylorAlan John Percival Taylor
25th March, British
Historian

Joaquin BalaguerJoaquin Balaguer
1st September, Dominican
Former President of the Dominican Republic
Andre WeilAndre Weil
6th May, French
Mathematician

J. R. JayewardeneJ. R. Jayewardene
17th September, Sri Lankan
Former President of Sri Lanka

Maria Goeppert MayerMaria Goeppert-Mayer
28th June, American
Physicist

Wassily LeontiefWassily Leontief
5th August, American, Russian
Nobel Prize Winner in Economics

Philippe HalsmanPhilippe Halsman
2nd May, American
Photographer
Max DelbrückMax Delbrück
4th September, German
Biophysicist

Ernst Boris ChainErnst Boris Chain
19th June, German
Biochemist

Ernst RuskaErnst Ruska
25th December, German
Inventor of Electron Microscope

Luis Federico LeloirLuis Federico Leloir
6th September, Argentinian
Biochemist, Physician
Vladimir PrelogVladimir Prelog
23rd July, Swiss
Chemist

George WaldGeorge Wald
18th November, American
Scientist
John LukeJohn Luke
19th January, Irish
Artist

Orvan HessOrvan Hess
18th June, American
Physician

Sin'ichirō TomonagaSin-Itiro Tomonaga
31st March, Japanese
Physicist
Suleyman RustamSuleyman Rustam
27th November, Azerbaijani
Poet

Princess Theodora of Greece and DenmarkPrincess Theodora of Greece and Denmark
30th May, Greek
Princess
Henri CharrièreHenri Charrière
16th November, French, Venezuelan
Writer

Princess Marina of Greece and DenmarkPrincess Marina of Greece and Denmark
13th December, British
Princess

Prithviraj KapoorPrithviraj Kapoor
3rd November, Indian, British Indian Ocean Territory
Actor
Dmitri ShostakovichDmitri Shostakovich
24th September, Russian
Composer

Joan BlondellJoan Blondell
30th August, American
Actress
Mary AstorMary Astor
3rd May, American
Actress

Berthold, Margrave of BadenBerthold, Margrave of Baden
24th February, German
Ruler

Roberto RosselliniRoberto Rossellini
8th May, Italian
Film director, Actor, Film producer, Playwright,

Lon Chaney Jr.Lon Chaney Jr.
10th February, American
Actor
Joan HicksonJoan Hickson
5th August, British
Actress
Luchino ViscontiLuchino Visconti
2nd November, Italian
Theatre director, Film director, Screenwriter,

Josef KramerJosef Kramer
10th November
Torturer

John D. Rockefeller IIIJohn D. Rockefeller III
21st March, American
Philanthropist

Soichiro HondaSoichiro Honda
17th November, Japanese
Businessperson
Prince Wilhelm of PrussiaPrince Wilhelm of Prussia
4th July, German
Prince

S.D. BurmanS.D. Burman
1st October, Indian
 

Empress WanrongEmpress Wanrong
13th November
 

Lady May Abel SmithLady May Abel Smith
23rd January, German
 

Primo CarneraPrimo Carnera
26th October, Italian
Boxer
Léon DegrelleLéon Degrelle
15th June, Belgian
Politician, Journalist

John BetjemanJohn Betjeman
28th August, British
Poet
Herman BrixHerman Brix
19th May, American
Actor

Albert SabinAlbert Sabin
26th August, Polish, American
Medical Researcher
Hassan al-BannaHassan al-Banna
14th October, Egyptian
School teacher
Jacqueline CochranJacqueline Cochran
11th May, American
Pilot