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

PuyiPuyi
7th February, Chinese
Last Emperor of China

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

Aristotle OnassisAristotle Onassis
15th January, Greek
Business magnate

Louise BrooksLouise Brooks
14th November, American
Actress
Bugsy SiegelBugsy Siegel
28th February, American
Mobster

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

John HustonJohn Huston
5th August, American
Film Director

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

Grace HopperGrace Hopper
9th December, American
Computer Scientist
Samuel BeckettSamuel Beckett
13th April, Irish
Novelist, Playwright, Theater Director

Tony AccardoTony Accardo
28th April, American
Gangster

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
Chandra Shekhar AzadChandra Shekhar Azad
23rd July, Indian
Revolutionary

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
 
Lou CostelloLou Costello
6th March, American
Actor

Kurt GödelKurt Gödel
28th April, American
Mathematician, Philosopher

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

Ilse Koch Ilse Koch
22nd September, German
Nazi Concentration Camp Overseer
Philo FarnsworthPhilo Farnsworth
19th August, American
Inventor
William JoyceWilliam Joyce
24th April, German, American
Politician

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

Satchel PaigeSatchel Paige
7th July, American
Baseball Player

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

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Hermione BaddeleyHermione Baddeley
13th November, British, American
Actress

Janet GaynorJanet Gaynor
6th October, American
Actress

Virginia Hall Virginia Hall
6th April, American
American Spy

Philip JohnsonPhilip Johnson
8th July, American
Architect
Anne Morrow LindberghAnne Morrow Lindbergh
22nd June, American
Renowned Author & Aviator

Gale GordonGale Gordon
20th February, American
Actor
Hans AspergerHans Asperger
18th February, Austrian
Paediatrician

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

Carol ReedCarol Reed
30th December, British
Film Director

Oscar LevantOscar Levant
27th December, American
American pianist

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

J. R. JayewardeneJ. R. Jayewardene
17th September, Sri Lankan
Former President of Sri Lanka
Henny YoungmanHenny Youngman
16th March, American
Comedian

Wassily LeontiefWassily Leontief
5th August, Russian, American, Russian
Nobel Prize Winner in Economics

Max DelbrückMax Delbrück
4th September, German
Biophysicist

George WaldGeorge Wald
18th November, American
Scientist
Ernst RuskaErnst Ruska
25th December, German
Inventor of Electron Microscope

Philippe HalsmanPhilippe Halsman
2nd May, American
Photographer
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

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

Andre WeilAndre Weil
6th May, French
Mathematician

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

Sayyid QutbSayyid Qutb
9th October, Egyptian
Author

William FranklinWilliam Franklin
18th August, American
Opera singer

Soichiro HondaSoichiro Honda
17th November, Japanese
Businessperson
Primo CarneraPrimo Carnera
26th October, Italian
Boxer, Actor, Professional wrestler

Joan HicksonJoan Hickson
5th August, British
Actress
Josef KramerJosef Kramer
10th November
Torturer

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

John D. Rockefeller IIIJohn D. Rockefeller III
21st March, American
American philanthropist
Empress WanrongEmpress Wanrong
13th November
 

Léon DegrelleLéon Degrelle
15th June, Belgian
Politician, Journalist
John BetjemanJohn Betjeman
28th August, British
Poet, Writer, Journalist, Literary critic

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

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

Clyde TombaughClyde Tombaugh
4th February, American
Astronomer, University teacher
A. J. P. TaylorA. J. P. Taylor
25th March, British
Historian of the modern age, University teacher,

T. H. WhiteT. H. White
29th May, British
Author
Abe RelesAbe Reles
10th May, American
Mobster

William J. Brennan Jr.William J. Brennan Jr.
25th April, American
lawyer, judge
Arthur RudolphArthur Rudolph
9th November, German
Aerospace engineer, Engineer

Victor VasarelyVictor Vasarely
9th April, French, Hungarian
Painter, Visual artist, Sculptor
Alexey StakhanovAlexey Stakhanov
3rd January
Miner