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

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

Bugsy SiegelBugsy Siegel
28th February, American
Mobster

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

PuyiPuyi
7th February, Chinese
Last Emperor of China
Aristotle OnassisAristotle Onassis
15th January, Greek
Business magnate

Josephine BakerJosephine Baker
3rd June, French
Dancer

Chandra Shekhar AzadChandra Shekhar Azad
23rd July, Indian
Revolutionary
Albert HofmannAlbert Hofmann
11th January, Swiss
The First Person to Synthesize LSD

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

Tony AccardoTony Accardo
28th April, American
Gangster

John HustonJohn Huston
5th August, American
Film Director

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

Louise BrooksLouise Brooks
14th November, American
Actress
Grace HopperGrace Hopper
9th December, American
Computer Scientist

John CarradineJohn Carradine
5th February, American
Actor

Dietrich BonhoefferDietrich Bonhoeffer
4th February, German
 

Jack ChurchillJack Churchill
16th September, Sri Lankan, British
Military Leader
Billy WilderBilly Wilder
22nd June, American
 

Faisal of Saudi ArabiaFaisal of Saudi Arabia
14th April, Saudi Arabian
Former King of Saudi Arabia
George SandersGeorge Sanders
3rd July, Spanish, Russian
Actor

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

Satchel PaigeSatchel Paige
7th July, American
Baseball Player
Bea BenaderetBea Benaderet
4th April, American
Actress

Kurt GödelKurt Gödel
28th April, American
Mathematician, Philosopher
Philo FarnsworthPhilo Farnsworth
19th August, American
Inventor

Oscar LevantOscar Levant
27th December, American
American pianist

Hermione BaddeleyHermione Baddeley
13th November, British, American
Actress
Lou CostelloLou Costello
6th March, American
Actor

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Hermann FegeleinHermann Fegelein
30th October, German
Nazi Leader
William JoyceWilliam Joyce
24th April, German, American
Politician

Janet GaynorJanet Gaynor
6th October, American
Actress

Virginia Hall Virginia Hall
6th April, American
American Spy

Anne Morrow LindberghAnne Morrow Lindbergh
22nd June, American
Renowned Author & Aviator
Sayyid QutbSayyid Qutb
9th October, Egyptian
Religious Leader
Ozzie NelsonOzzie Nelson
20th March, American
Actor

Thelma ToddThelma Todd
29th July, American
Actress

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

Gale GordonGale Gordon
20th February, American
Actor
Philip JohnsonPhilip Johnson
8th July, American
Architect

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

Carol ReedCarol Reed
30th December, British
Film Director

Hans AspergerHans Asperger
18th February, Austrian
Paediatrician

Léopold Sédar SenghorLéopold Sédar Senghor
9th October, Senegalese
Senegalese Politician
Hans BetheHans Bethe
2nd July, American
Physicist

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

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

Philippe HalsmanPhilippe Halsman
2nd May, American
Photographer
Maria Goeppert MayerMaria Goeppert-Mayer
28th June, American
Physicist

Vladimir PrelogVladimir Prelog
23rd July, Swiss
Chemist

George WaldGeorge Wald
18th November, American
Scientist

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

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

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

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

John LukeJohn Luke
19th January, Irish
Artist

Alan John Percival TaylorAlan John Percival Taylor
25th March, British
Historian
Mary AstorMary Astor
3rd May, American
Actress

Joan BlondellJoan Blondell
30th August, American
Actress
Prithviraj KapoorPrithviraj Kapoor
3rd November, Indian, British Indian Ocean Territory
Actor

Dmitri ShostakovichDmitri Shostakovich
24th September, Russian
Composer

Henri CharrièreHenri Charrière
16th November, French, Venezuelan
Writer
Hugh GaitskellHugh Gaitskell
9th April, British
Politician

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

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

Joan HicksonJoan Hickson
5th August, British
Actress

Josef KramerJosef Kramer
10th November
Torturer
Primo CarneraPrimo Carnera
26th October, Italian
Boxer, Actor, Professional wrestler
John BetjemanJohn Betjeman
28th August, British
Poet, Writer, Journalist, Literary critic

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

William FranklinWilliam Franklin
18th August, American
Opera singer

Empress WanrongEmpress Wanrong
13th November
 
Clyde TombaughClyde Tombaugh
4th February, American
Astronomer, University teacher

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

Soichiro HondaSoichiro Honda
17th November, Japanese
Businessperson

Hassan al-BannaHassan al-Banna
14th October, Egyptian
Imam

Abe RelesAbe Reles
10th May, American
Mobster
Emmanuel LevinasEmmanuel Levinas
12th January, French, Lithuanian
Philosopher, University teacher, Ethicist, Writer

Léon DegrelleLéon Degrelle
15th June, Belgian
Politician, Journalist
William J. Brennan Jr.William J. Brennan Jr.
25th April, American
lawyer, judge

Alexey StakhanovAlexey Stakhanov
3rd January
Miner
T. H. WhiteT. H. White
29th May, British
Author
Jacqueline CochranJacqueline Cochran
11th May, American
Pilot