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

Louise BrooksLouise Brooks
14th November, American
Actress

PuyiPuyi
7th February, Chinese
Last Emperor of China

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

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

John HustonJohn Huston
5th August, American
Film Director

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

Josephine BakerJosephine Baker
3rd June, French
Dancer
Hannah ArendtHannah Arendt
14th October, German
Philosopher

R. K. NarayanR. K. Narayan
10th October, Indian
 
Tony AccardoTony Accardo
28th April, American
Gangster

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

Grace HopperGrace Hopper
9th December, American
Computer Scientist
Chandra Shekhar AzadChandra Shekhar Azad
23rd July, Indian
Revolutionary

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

Faisal of Saudi ArabiaFaisal of Saudi Arabia
14th April, Saudi Arabian
Former King of Saudi Arabia

Dietrich BonhoefferDietrich Bonhoeffer
4th February, German
 
Bea BenaderetBea Benaderet
4th April, American
Actress

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

Ilse Koch Ilse Koch
22nd September, German
Nazi Concentration Camp Overseer

Lou CostelloLou Costello
6th March, American
Actor

Kurt GödelKurt Gödel
28th April, American
Mathematician, Philosopher
Satchel PaigeSatchel Paige
7th July, American
Baseball Player
Philo FarnsworthPhilo Farnsworth
19th August, American
Inventor

Robert E howardRobert E. Howard
22nd January, American
Pulp Fiction Writer

William JoyceWilliam Joyce
24th April, German, American
Politician

Thelma ToddThelma Todd
29th July, American
Actress
Hermann FegeleinHermann Fegelein
30th October, German
Nazi Leader

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Oscar LevantOscar Levant
27th December, American
American pianist

Janet GaynorJanet Gaynor
6th October, American
Actress

Hermione BaddeleyHermione Baddeley
13th November, British, American
Actress

Sayyid QutbSayyid Qutb
9th October, Egyptian
Religious Leader
Anne Morrow LindberghAnne Morrow Lindbergh
22nd June, American
Renowned Author & Aviator

Gale GordonGale Gordon
20th February, American
Actor
Virginia Hall Virginia Hall
6th April, American
American Spy

Philip JohnsonPhilip Johnson
8th July, American
Architect

Anna Roosevelt HalstedAnna Roosevelt Halsted
3rd May, American
Writer, Editor
Ozzie NelsonOzzie Nelson
20th March, American
Actor

Hans BetheHans Bethe
2nd July, American
Physicist
Diana VreelandDiana Vreeland
29th July, American
Magazine editor, fashion journalist and special

Hans AspergerHans Asperger
18th February, Austrian
Paediatrician

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

Carol ReedCarol Reed
30th December, British
Film Director

Henny YoungmanHenny Youngman
16th March, American
Comedian
Wassily LeontiefWassily Leontief
5th August, Russian, American, Russian
Nobel Prize Winner in Economics

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

Luis Federico LeloirLuis Federico Leloir
6th September, Argentinian
Biochemist, Physician

Max DelbrückMax Delbrück
4th September, German
Biophysicist
Ernst RuskaErnst Ruska
25th December, German
Inventor of Electron Microscope

Philippe HalsmanPhilippe Halsman
2nd May, American
Photographer
George WaldGeorge Wald
18th November, American
Scientist

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

Sin'ichirō TomonagaSin-Itiro Tomonaga
31st March, Japanese
Physicist
Andre WeilAndre Weil
6th May, French
Mathematician

Dmitry ShostakovichDmitry Shostakovich
25th September, Russian
Composer

Curtis LemayCurtis Lemay
15th November, American
U. S. Air Force General During World War II
Orvan HessOrvan Hess
18th June, American
Physician

Suleyman RustamSuleyman Rustam
27th November, Azerbaijani
Poet
Joaquin BalaguerJoaquin Balaguer
1st September, Dominican
Former President of the Dominican Republic

John LukeJohn Luke
19th January, Irish
Artist

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

Dmitri ShostakovichDmitri Shostakovich
24th September, Russian
Composer
Henri CharrièreHenri Charrière
16th November, French, Venezuelan
Writer
Hugh GaitskellHugh Gaitskell
9th April, British
Politician

Prithviraj KapoorPrithviraj Kapoor
3rd November, Indian, British Indian Ocean Territory
Actor

Joan BlondellJoan Blondell
30th August, American
Actress

Roberto RosselliniRoberto Rossellini
8th May, Italian
Film director, Actor, Film producer, Playwright,
Alice RobertsAlice Roberts
29th July, Belgian
Actress

Mary AstorMary Astor
3rd May, American
Actress

Lon Chaney Jr.Lon Chaney Jr.
10th February, American
Actor

William FranklinWilliam Franklin
18th August, American
Opera singer

Empress WanrongEmpress Wanrong
13th November
 
Soichiro HondaSoichiro Honda
17th November, Japanese
Businessperson

John BetjemanJohn Betjeman
28th August, British
Poet, Writer, Journalist, Literary critic
Josef KramerJosef Kramer
10th November
Torturer

Joan HicksonJoan Hickson
5th August, British
Actress

Primo CarneraPrimo Carnera
26th October, Italian
Boxer, Actor, Professional wrestler
Luchino ViscontiLuchino Visconti
2nd November, Italian
Theatre director, Film director, Screenwriter,

John D. Rockefeller IIIJohn D. Rockefeller III
21st March, American
American philanthropist
Hassan al-BannaHassan al-Banna
14th October, Egyptian
Imam

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

Léon DegrelleLéon Degrelle
15th June, Belgian
Politician, Journalist

Clyde TombaughClyde Tombaugh
4th February, American
Astronomer, University teacher
T. H. WhiteT. H. White
29th May, British
Author

Abe RelesAbe Reles
10th May, American
Mobster
A. J. P. TaylorA. J. P. Taylor
25th March, British
Historian of the modern age, University teacher,

William J. Brennan Jr.William J. Brennan Jr.
25th April, American
lawyer, judge
Alexey StakhanovAlexey Stakhanov
3rd January
Miner

Clifford OdetsClifford Odets
18th July, American
Screenwriter, Film director, Actor, Writer,
Albert SabinAlbert Sabin
26th August, Polish, American
Physician, Virologist, University teacher