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
PuyiPuyi
7th February, Chinese
Last Emperor of China

Ed GeinEd Gein
27th August, American
Murderer

Josephine BakerJosephine Baker
3rd June, French
Dancer

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

Bugsy SiegelBugsy Siegel
28th February, American
Mobster
Aristotle OnassisAristotle Onassis
15th January, Greek
Business magnate

Hannah ArendtHannah Arendt
14th October, German
Philosopher

John HustonJohn Huston
5th August, American
Film Director
George SandersGeorge Sanders
3rd July, Spanish, Russian
Actor

R. K. NarayanR. K. Narayan
10th October, Indian
Writer
Chandra Shekhar AzadChandra Shekhar Azad
23rd July, Indian
Revolutionary

John CarradineJohn Carradine
5th February, American
Actor

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

Virginia Hall Virginia Hall
6th April, American
American Spy

Faisal of Saudi ArabiaFaisal of Saudi Arabia
14th April, Saudi Arabian
Former King of Saudi Arabia
Dietrich BonhoefferDietrich Bonhoeffer
4th February, German
 

Jack ChurchillJack Churchill
16th September, Sri Lankan, British
Military Leader

Billy WilderBilly Wilder
22nd June, American
 

Dmitry ShostakovichDmitry Shostakovich
25th September, Russian
Composer
Grace HopperGrace Hopper
9th December, American
Computer Scientist

Ilse Koch Ilse Koch
22nd September, German
Nazi Concentration Camp Overseer
Louise BrooksLouise Brooks
14th November, American
Actress

Satchel PaigeSatchel Paige
7th July, American
Baseball Player

Bea BenaderetBea Benaderet
4th April, American
Actress
Lou CostelloLou Costello
6th March, American
Actor

Robert E howardRobert E. Howard
22nd January, American
Pulp Fiction Writer
Kurt GödelKurt Gödel
28th April, American
Mathematician, Philosopher

William JoyceWilliam Joyce
24th April, German, American
Politician

Hermann FegeleinHermann Fegelein
30th October, German
Nazi Leader
Curtis LemayCurtis Lemay
15th November, American
U. S. Air Force General During World War II

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Albert HofmannAlbert Hofmann
11th January, Swiss
The First Person to Synthesize LSD
Tony AccardoTony Accardo
28th April, American
Gangster

Hermione BaddeleyHermione Baddeley
13th November, British, American
Actress

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

Philo FarnsworthPhilo Farnsworth
19th August, American
Inventor
Anna Roosevelt HalstedAnna Roosevelt Halsted
3rd May, American
Writer, Editor
Thelma ToddThelma Todd
29th July, American
Actress

Sayyid QutbSayyid Qutb
9th October, Egyptian
Religious Leader

Gale GordonGale Gordon
20th February, American
Actor

Hugh GaitskellHugh Gaitskell
9th April, British
Politician
Ozzie NelsonOzzie Nelson
20th March, American
Actor

Hans AspergerHans Asperger
18th February, Austrian
Paediatrician

Janet GaynorJanet Gaynor
6th October, American
Actress

Carol ReedCarol Reed
30th December, British
Film Director

Oscar LevantOscar Levant
27th December, American
American pianist
Philip JohnsonPhilip Johnson
8th July, American
Architect

Léopold Sédar SenghorLéopold Sédar Senghor
9th October, Senegalese
Senegalese Politician
Henny YoungmanHenny Youngman
16th March, American
Comedian

Diana VreelandDiana Vreeland
29th July, American
Magazine editor, fashion journalist and special

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

Andre WeilAndre Weil
6th May, French
Mathematician
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

Ernst RuskaErnst Ruska
25th December, German
Inventor of Electron Microscope
Maria Goeppert MayerMaria Goeppert-Mayer
28th June, American
Physicist

Vladimir PrelogVladimir Prelog
23rd July, Swiss
Chemist

Ernst Boris ChainErnst Boris Chain
19th June, German
Biochemist

Luis Federico LeloirLuis Federico Leloir
6th September, Argentinian
Biochemist, Physician
George WaldGeorge Wald
18th November, American
Scientist

John LukeJohn Luke
19th January, Irish
Artist
Orvan HessOrvan Hess
18th June, American
Physician

Joaquin BalaguerJoaquin Balaguer
1st September, Dominican
Former President of the Dominican Republic

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

Prithviraj KapoorPrithviraj Kapoor
3rd November, Indian, British Indian Ocean Territory
Actor
Henri CharrièreHenri Charrière
16th November, French, Venezuelan
Writer

Dmitri ShostakovichDmitri Shostakovich
24th September, Russian
Composer

Joan BlondellJoan Blondell
30th August, American
Actress
Princess Marina of Greece and DenmarkPrincess Marina of Greece and Denmark
13th December, British
Princess

Mary AstorMary Astor
3rd May, American
Actress
Roberto RosselliniRoberto Rossellini
8th May, Italian
Film director, Actor, Film producer, Playwright,

Henry RothHenry Roth
8th February, Ukrainian, American
Novelist

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

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

Vera Francevna Menchik-StevensonVera Francevna Menchik-Stevenson
16th February, British
Chess player

Albert SabinAlbert Sabin
26th August, Polish, American
Medical Researcher
Primo CarneraPrimo Carnera
26th October, Italian
Boxer, Actor, Professional wrestler

Empress WanrongEmpress Wanrong
13th November
 

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

Soichiro HondaSoichiro Honda
17th November, Japanese
Businessperson

Josef KramerJosef Kramer
10th November
Torturer
Herman BrixHerman Brix
19th May, American
Actor

John BetjemanJohn Betjeman
28th August, British
Poet
Catherine CooksonCatherine Cookson
27th June, British
Novelist

Léon DegrelleLéon Degrelle
15th June, Belgian
Politician, Journalist
William J. Brennan Jr.William J. Brennan Jr.
25th April, American
Jurist
Abe RelesAbe Reles
10th May, American
Mobster