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.

Ed GeinEd Gein
(Murderer)

27th August

American

Otto Adolf EichmannAdolf Eichmann
(One of the Main Organizers of the Holocaust)

19th March

German

Josephine BakerJosephine Baker
(Dancer)

3rd June

French

Aristotle OnassisAristotle Onassis
(Business magnate)

15th January

Greek

Leonid BrezhnevLeonid Brezhnev

19th December

Russian,Ukrainian,Russian

Bugsy SiegelBugsy Siegel
(Mobster)

28th February

American

PuyiPuyi
(Last Emperor of China)

7th February

Chinese

Ilse Koch Ilse Koch
(Nazi Concentration Camp Overseer)

22nd September

German

Samuel BeckettSamuel Beckett
(Novelist, Playwright, Theater Director)

13th April

Irish

Hannah ArendtHannah Arendt
(Philosopher)

14th October

German

John HustonJohn Huston
(Film Director)

5th August

American

Grace HopperGrace Hopper
(Computer Scientist)

9th December

American

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R. K. NarayanR. K. Narayan

10th October

Indian

John CarradineJohn Carradine
(Actor)

5th February

American

Chandra Shekhar AzadChandra Shekhar Azad
(Revolutionary)

23rd July

Indian

Faisal of Saudi ArabiaFaisal of Saudi Arabia
(Former King of Saudi Arabia)

14th April

Saudi Arabian

Dietrich BonhoefferDietrich Bonhoeffer

4th February

German

Janet GaynorJanet Gaynor
(Actress)

6th October

American

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George SandersGeorge Sanders
(Actor)

3rd July

Spanish,Russian

Billy WilderBilly Wilder

22nd June

American

Albert HofmannAlbert Hofmann
(The First Person to Synthesize LSD)

11th January

Swiss

Lou CostelloLou Costello
(Actor)

6th March

American

Louise BrooksLouise Brooks
(Actress)

14th November

American

Robert E howardRobert E. Howard
(Pulp Fiction Writer)

22nd January

American

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Kurt GödelKurt Gödel
(Mathematician, Philosopher)

28th April

American

Satchel PaigeSatchel Paige
(Baseball Player)

7th July

American

Bea BenaderetBea Benaderet
(Actress)

4th April

American

Hermann FegeleinHermann Fegelein
(Nazi Leader)

30th October

German

Philo FarnsworthPhilo Farnsworth
(Inventor)

19th August

American

Virginia Hall Virginia Hall
(American Spy)

6th April

American

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Hermione BaddeleyHermione Baddeley
(Actress)

13th November

British,American

Philip JohnsonPhilip Johnson
(Architect)

8th July

American

Anne Morrow LindberghAnne Morrow Lindbergh
(Renowned Author & Aviator)

22nd June

American

Anna Roosevelt HalstedAnna Roosevelt Halsted
(Writer, Editor)

3rd May

American

Ozzie NelsonOzzie Nelson
(Actor)

20th March

American

Hans AspergerHans Asperger
(Paediatrician)

18th February

Austrian

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Diana VreelandDiana Vreeland
(Magazine editor, fashion journalist and special consultant)

29th July

American

Carol ReedCarol Reed
(Film Director)

30th December

British

Léopold Sédar SenghorLéopold Sédar Senghor
(Senegalese Politician)

9th October

Senegalese

Oscar LevantOscar Levant
(American pianist)

27th December

American

Hans BetheHans Bethe
(Physicist)

2nd July

American

Henny YoungmanHenny Youngman
(Comedian)

16th March

American

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Wassily LeontiefWassily Leontief
(Nobel Prize Winner in Economics)

5th August

Russian,American,Russian

J. R. JayewardeneJ. R. Jayewardene
(Former President of Sri Lanka)

17th September

Sri Lankan

Philippe HalsmanPhilippe Halsman
(Photographer)

2nd May

American

Max DelbrückMax Delbrück
(Biophysicist)

4th September

German

Maria Goeppert MayerMaria Goeppert-Mayer
(Physicist)

28th June

American

Ernst RuskaErnst Ruska
(Inventor of Electron Microscope)

25th December

German

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Luis Federico LeloirLuis Federico Leloir
(Biochemist, Physician)

6th September

Argentinian

Vladimir PrelogVladimir Prelog
(Chemist)

23rd July

Swiss

George WaldGeorge Wald
(Scientist)

18th November

American

Ernst Boris ChainErnst Boris Chain
(Biochemist)

19th June

German

Sin'ichirō TomonagaSin-Itiro Tomonaga
(Physicist)

31st March

Japanese

Curtis LemayCurtis Lemay
(U. S. Air Force General During World War II)

15th November

American

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Orvan HessOrvan Hess
(Physician)

18th June

American

Dmitry ShostakovichDmitry Shostakovich
(Composer)

25th September

Russian

Joaquin BalaguerJoaquin Balaguer
(Former President of the Dominican Republic)

1st September

Dominican

John LukeJohn Luke
(Artist)

19th January

Irish

Suleyman RustamSuleyman Rustam
(Poet)

27th November

Azerbaijani

Andre WeilAndre Weil
(Mathematician)

6th May

French

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Alan John Percival TaylorAlan John Percival Taylor
(Historian)

25th March

British

Jack ChurchillJack Churchill
(Military personnel)

16th September

British

Dmitri ShostakovichDmitri Shostakovich
(Composer)

24th September

Russian

Tony AccardoTony Accardo
(Criminal)

28th April

American

Clyde TombaughClyde Tombaugh
(Astronomer, University teacher)

4th February

American

William JoyceWilliam Joyce
(Politician, Journalist, Radio personality)

24th April

German,British,American

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Roberto RosselliniRoberto Rossellini
(Film director, Actor, Film producer, Playwright, Screenwriter, Racecar driver)

8th May

Italian

Sayyid QutbSayyid Qutb
(Author)

9th October

Egyptian

Primo CarneraPrimo Carnera
(Boxer, Actor, Professional wrestler)

26th October

Italian

Luchino ViscontiLuchino Visconti
(Theatre director, Film director, Screenwriter, Writer)

2nd November

Italian

Emmanuel LevinasEmmanuel Levinas
(Philosopher, University teacher, Ethicist, Writer)

12th January

French,Lithuanian

Josef KramerJosef Kramer
(Torturer)

10th November

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Victor VasarelyVictor Vasarely
(Painter, Visual artist, Sculptor)

9th April

French,Hungarian

Hassan al-BannaHassan al-Banna
(Imam)

14th October

Egyptian

John BetjemanJohn Betjeman
(Poet, Writer, Journalist, Literary critic)

28th August

British

Empress WanrongEmpress Wanrong

13th November

Léon DegrelleLéon Degrelle
(Politician, Journalist)

15th June

Belgian

William J. Brennan Jr.William J. Brennan Jr.
(lawyer, judge)

25th April

American

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Alexey StakhanovAlexey Stakhanov
(Miner)

3rd January

A. J. P. TaylorA. J. P. Taylor
(Historian of the modern age, University teacher, Journalist)

25th March

British

Clifford OdetsClifford Odets
(Screenwriter, Film director, Actor, Writer, Playwright, Stage actor)

18th July

American

Ettore MajoranaEttore Majorana
(Physicist)

5th August

Italian

Giuseppe FarinaGiuseppe Farina
(Racecar driver)

30th October

Italian

Albert SabinAlbert Sabin
(Physician, Virologist, University teacher)

26th August

Polish,American

Alec IssigonisAlec Issigonis
(Engineer, Automotive designer, Racecar driver)

18th November

Greek,British

Marcelo CaetanoMarcelo Caetano
(Politician, University teacher, Lawyer, Historian)

17th August

Portuguese

Arthur RudolphArthur Rudolph
(Aerospace engineer, Engineer)

9th November

German

Johnny HodgesJohnny Hodges
(Saxophonist, jazz musician)

25th July

American

Brigitte HelmBrigitte Helm
(actor)

17th March

German

Carlo ScarpaCarlo Scarpa
(Architect, Designer, University teacher)

2nd June

Italian

Klaus MannKlaus Mann
(Novelist, Short story writer)

18th November

American

Edward Akufo-AddoEdward Akufo-Addo
(Judge, Lawyer, Politician)

26th June

Ghanaian

Laurens van der PostLaurens van der Post
(Novelist, Writer, Screenwriter, Journalist)

13th December

South African

Nelson GoodmanNelson Goodman
(Philosopher, University teacher)

7th August

American

Harry Hammond HessHarry Hammond Hess
(Geologist, Officer)

24th May

American

Dino BuzzatiDino Buzzati
(Writer, Journalist, Novelist, Painter, Librettist, Screenwriter, Playwright, Poet lawyer, Poet, Science fiction writer, Children's writer)

16th October

Italian

William EmpsonWilliam Empson
(Literary critic, Poet, Writer)

27th September

British

Anton KarasAnton Karas
(Composer, Musician, Film score composer)

7th July

Austrian

Franz SixFranz Six
(publisher, docent, propagandist, university teacher)

12th August

German