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

Leonid BrezhnevLeonid Brezhnev
19th December, Russian, Ukrainian, Russian
 

Aristotle OnassisAristotle Onassis
15th January, Greek
Business magnate

Bugsy SiegelBugsy Siegel
28th February, American
Mobster

R. K. NarayanR. K. Narayan
10th October, Indian
 
PuyiPuyi
7th February, Chinese
Last Emperor of China

Josephine BakerJosephine Baker
3rd June, French
Dancer

John HustonJohn Huston
5th August, American
Film Director

Samuel BeckettSamuel Beckett
13th April, Irish
Novelist, Playwright, Theater Director
Hannah ArendtHannah Arendt
14th October, German
Philosopher

John CarradineJohn Carradine
5th February, American
Actor
Grace HopperGrace Hopper
9th December, American
Computer Scientist

Dietrich BonhoefferDietrich Bonhoeffer
4th February, German
 

Louise BrooksLouise Brooks
14th November, American
Actress
George SandersGeorge Sanders
3rd July, Spanish, Russian
Actor

Chandra Shekhar AzadChandra Shekhar Azad
23rd July, Indian
Revolutionary
Virginia Hall Virginia Hall
6th April, American
American Spy

Lou CostelloLou Costello
6th March, American
Actor

Albert HofmannAlbert Hofmann
11th January, Swiss
The First Person to Synthesize LSD
Billy WilderBilly Wilder
22nd June, American
 

Faisal of Saudi ArabiaFaisal of Saudi Arabia
14th April, Saudi Arabian
Former King of Saudi Arabia
Bea BenaderetBea Benaderet
4th April, American
Actress

Kurt GödelKurt Gödel
28th April, American
Mathematician, Philosopher

Satchel PaigeSatchel Paige
7th July, American
Baseball Player

Robert E howardRobert E. Howard
22nd January, American
Pulp Fiction Writer
Ilse Koch Ilse Koch
22nd September, German
Nazi Concentration Camp Overseer
Philo FarnsworthPhilo Farnsworth
19th August, American
Inventor

Hermann FegeleinHermann Fegelein
30th October, German
Nazi Leader

Hermione BaddeleyHermione Baddeley
13th November, British, American
Actress

Janet GaynorJanet Gaynor
6th October, American
Actress
Philip JohnsonPhilip Johnson
8th July, American
Architect

Anne Morrow LindberghAnne Morrow Lindbergh
22nd June, American
Renowned Author & Aviator

Anna Roosevelt HalstedAnna Roosevelt Halsted
3rd May, American
Writer, Editor

Ozzie NelsonOzzie Nelson
20th March, American
Actor

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Diana VreelandDiana Vreeland
29th July, American
Magazine editor, fashion journalist and special
Hans AspergerHans Asperger
18th February, Austrian
Paediatrician

Hans BetheHans Bethe
2nd July, American
Physicist
Carol ReedCarol Reed
30th December, British
Film Director

Léopold Sédar SenghorLéopold Sédar Senghor
9th October, Senegalese
Senegalese Politician

Oscar LevantOscar Levant
27th December, American
American pianist
Henny YoungmanHenny Youngman
16th March, American
Comedian

J. R. JayewardeneJ. R. Jayewardene
17th September, Sri Lankan
Former President of Sri Lanka
Wassily LeontiefWassily Leontief
5th August, Russian, American, Russian
Nobel Prize Winner in Economics

Philippe HalsmanPhilippe Halsman
2nd May, American
Photographer

Max DelbrückMax Delbrück
4th September, German
Biophysicist

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

Ernst RuskaErnst Ruska
25th December, German
Inventor of Electron Microscope
Luis Federico LeloirLuis Federico Leloir
6th September, Argentinian
Biochemist, Physician

George WaldGeorge Wald
18th November, American
Scientist

Vladimir PrelogVladimir Prelog
23rd July, Swiss
Chemist

Ernst Boris ChainErnst Boris Chain
19th June, German
Biochemist
Sin'ichirō TomonagaSin-Itiro Tomonaga
31st March, Japanese
Physicist

Curtis LemayCurtis Lemay
15th November, American
U. S. Air Force General During World War II
Dmitry ShostakovichDmitry Shostakovich
25th September, Russian
Composer

Orvan HessOrvan Hess
18th June, American
Physician

Joaquin BalaguerJoaquin Balaguer
1st September, Dominican
Former President of the Dominican Republic
John LukeJohn Luke
19th January, Irish
Artist

Suleyman RustamSuleyman Rustam
27th November, Azerbaijani
Poet
Andre WeilAndre Weil
6th May, French
Mathematician

Alan John Percival TaylorAlan John Percival Taylor
25th March, British
Historian

Jack ChurchillJack Churchill
16th September, British
Military personnel
Dmitri ShostakovichDmitri Shostakovich
24th September, Russian
Composer

Tony AccardoTony Accardo
28th April, American
Criminal
Clyde TombaughClyde Tombaugh
4th February, American
Astronomer, University teacher

Joan BlondellJoan Blondell
30th August, American
Actress

William JoyceWilliam Joyce
24th April, German, British, American
Politician, Journalist, Radio personality

Mary AstorMary Astor
3rd May, American
Actress
Lon Chaney Jr.Lon Chaney Jr.
10th February, American
Actor
Roberto RosselliniRoberto Rossellini
8th May, Italian
Film director, Actor, Film producer, Playwright,

Sayyid QutbSayyid Qutb
9th October, Egyptian
Author

Luchino ViscontiLuchino Visconti
2nd November, Italian
Theatre director, Film director, Screenwriter,

Primo CarneraPrimo Carnera
26th October, Italian
Boxer, Actor, Professional wrestler
Hassan al-BannaHassan al-Banna
14th October, Egyptian
Imam

John BetjemanJohn Betjeman
28th August, British
Poet, Writer, Journalist, Literary critic

Josef KramerJosef Kramer
10th November
Torturer

Emmanuel LevinasEmmanuel Levinas
12th January, French, Lithuanian
Philosopher, University teacher, Ethicist, Writer

Léon DegrelleLéon Degrelle
15th June, Belgian
Politician, Journalist
Empress WanrongEmpress Wanrong
13th November
 

William J. Brennan Jr.William J. Brennan Jr.
25th April, American
lawyer, judge
Victor VasarelyVictor Vasarely
9th April, French, Hungarian
Painter, Visual artist, Sculptor

Alexey StakhanovAlexey Stakhanov
3rd January
Miner

A. J. P. TaylorA. J. P. Taylor
25th March, British
Historian of the modern age, University teacher,
Ettore MajoranaEttore Majorana
5th August, Italian
Physicist

Giuseppe FarinaGiuseppe Farina
30th October, Italian
Racecar driver
Alec IssigonisAlec Issigonis
18th November, Greek, British
Engineer, Automotive designer, Racecar driver

Clifford OdetsClifford Odets
18th July, American
Screenwriter, Film director, Actor, Writer,

Albert SabinAlbert Sabin
26th August, Polish, American
Physician, Virologist, University teacher

Arthur RudolphArthur Rudolph
9th November, German
Aerospace engineer, Engineer
Marcelo CaetanoMarcelo Caetano
17th August, Portuguese
Politician, University teacher, Lawyer, Historian

Brigitte HelmBrigitte Helm
17th March, German
actor
Johnny HodgesJohnny Hodges
25th July, American
Saxophonist, jazz musician

Klaus MannKlaus Mann
18th November, American
Novelist, Short story writer

Carlo ScarpaCarlo Scarpa
2nd June, Italian
Architect, Designer, University teacher

Laurens van der PostLaurens van der Post
13th December, South African
Novelist, Writer, Screenwriter, Journalist
Edward Akufo-AddoEdward Akufo-Addo
26th June, Ghanaian
Judge, Lawyer, Politician