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.

This ranking is based on an algorithm that combines various factors, including the votes of our users and search trends on the internet.

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 1 
Ed Gein
(Murderer, Suspected Serial Killer & Body Snatcher)

Ed Gein
39
Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: 27th August
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: La Crosse County, Wisconsin, United States
Died: July 26, 1984

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Josephine Baker
(Entertainer)

Josephine Baker
17
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 3rd June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri, United States
Died: April 12, 1975

 3 
Bugsy Siegel
(Mobster)

Bugsy Siegel
7
Listed In: Gangsters
Birthdate: 28th February
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: June 20, 1947
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Grace Hopper
(Computer Scientist)

Grace Hopper
6
Birthdate: 9th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: January 1, 1992
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R. K. Narayan
92
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 10th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Died: May 13, 2001

 6 
Samuel Beckett
(Irish Novelist Who Won the 1969 Nobel Prize in Literature)

Samuel Beckett
3
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 13th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Foxrock, Ireland
Died: December 22, 1989
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Dmitry Shostakovich
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: 25th September
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg
Died: August 9, 1975
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 8 
Puyi
(Emperor of China (1908-12))

Puyi
9
Listed In: Emperors & Kings
Birthdate: 7th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Beijing, China
Died: October 17, 1967
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John Huston
(Director of Classic Movies Like 'The Maltese Falcon', 'The Asphalt Jungle', 'The Misfits' and Many More)

John Huston
4
Birthdate: 5th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Nevada, Missouri, United States
Died: August 28, 1987

 10 
Aristotle Onassis
(Businessman)

Aristotle Onassis
5
Birthdate: 20th January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Karataş, İzmir, Turkey
Died: March 15, 1975
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Faisal of Saudi Arabia
(King of Saudi Arabia (1964-75))

Faisal of Saudi Arabia
5
Listed In: Emperors & Kings
Birthdate: 9th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Died: March 25, 1975

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Lou Costello
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Birthdate: 6th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Paterson, New Jersey, United States
Died: March 3, 1959
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George Sanders
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Birthdate: 3rd July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: April 25, 1972

 14 

Dietrich Bonhoeffer
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 4th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Wrocław, Poland
Died: April 9, 1945
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Eddie Albert
(American actor)

Eddie Albert
2
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 22nd April
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Rock Island, Illinois, United States
Died: May 26, 2005

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Philo Farnsworth
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Listed In: Inventors
Birthdate: 19th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Beaver, Utah, United States
Died: March 11, 1971
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Adolf Eichmann
(Nazi SS Officer)

Adolf Eichmann
59
Listed In: War Criminals
Birthdate: 19th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Solingen, Germany
Died: June 1, 1962

 18 
Jack Churchill
(Military Leader)

Jack Churchill
5
Listed In: Military Leaders
Birthdate: 16th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Colombo, Sri Lanka
Died: December 8, 1996
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Billy Wilder
(One of the Most Brilliant and Versatile Filmmakers of 'Classic Hollywood Cinema' With a Career Spanning Five Decades)

Billy Wilder
3
Birthdate: 22nd June
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Sucha Beskidzka, Poland
Died: March 27, 2002

 20 
Satchel Paige
(Baseball player)

Satchel Paige
4
Listed In: Baseball Players
Birthdate: 7th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Mobile, Alabama, United States
Died: June 8, 1982
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Kurt Gödel
(Logician, Mathematician, Philosopher)

Kurt Gödel
5
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: 28th April
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Brno, Czech Republic
Died: January 14, 1978

 22 
Chandra Shekhar Azad
(Revolutionary)

Chandra Shekhar Azad
8
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 23rd July
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Badarka, Uttar Pradesh, India
Died: February 27, 1931
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Hannah Arendt
(Philosopher)

Hannah Arendt
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 14th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Linden - Mitte, Hanover, Germany
Died: December 4, 1975

 24 
Joan Blondell
(Actress)

Joan Blondell
2
Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 30th August
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: New York City, New York, USA
Died: December 25, 1979
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Prithviraj Kapoor
(Actor Who Is Also Considered to Be One of the Founding Figures of Hindi Cinema)

Prithviraj Kapoor
0
Birthdate: 3rd November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Samundri, Pakistan
Died: May 29, 1972

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John Carradine
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Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 5th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: New York City, United States
Died: November 27, 1988
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Bea Benaderet
(Actress)

Bea Benaderet
4
Birthdate: 4th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: October 13, 1968

 28 
Mary Astor
(Actress)

Mary Astor
0
Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 3rd May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Quincy, Illinois, USA
Died: September 25, 1987
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 29 
Albert Hofmann
(The First Person to Synthesize LSD)

Albert Hofmann
4
Listed In: Chemists
Birthdate: 11th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Baden
Died: April 29, 2008

 30 
Ilse Koch
(Nazi Concentration Camp Overseer, War Criminal)

Ilse Koch
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Listed In: War Criminals
Birthdate: 22nd September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Dresden, Germany
Died: September 1, 1967

 31 
Louise Brooks
(Actress)

Louise Brooks
2
Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 14th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Cherryvale, Kansas, United States
Died: August 8, 1985

 32 
Tony Accardo
(Gangster)

Tony Accardo
5
Listed In: Gangsters
Birthdate: 28th April
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: May 22, 1992

 33 
Virginia Hall
(Espionage agent)

Virginia Hall
6
Listed In: Spies
Birthdate: 6th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Baltimore, Maryland, United States
Died: July 8, 1982

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Lon Chaney Jr.
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Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 10th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA
Died: July 12, 1973

 35 
Janet Gaynor
(Actress)

Janet Gaynor
0
Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 6th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Germantown, Philadelphia, U.S.
Died: September 14, 1984

 36 
Robert E. Howard
(Pulp Fiction Writer)

Robert E. Howard
3
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 22nd January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Peaster
Died: June 11, 1936

 37 
Roberto Rossellini
(Film director, Actor, Film producer, Playwright, Screenwriter, Racecar driver)

Roberto Rossellini
0
Birthdate: 8th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Rome
Died: June 3, 1977

 38 
Anna Roosevelt Halsted
(Writer, Editor)

Anna Roosevelt Halsted
1
Birthdate: 3rd May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: New York City
Died: December 1, 1975

 39 
Thelma Todd
(Actress)

Thelma Todd
0
Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 29th July
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Lawrence, Massachusetts, United States
Died: December 16, 1935

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Gale Gordon
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Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 20th February
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: New York City, U.S.New York, New York, United States
Died: June 30, 1995

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Ozzie Nelson
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Birthdate: 20th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Jersey City, New Jersey, United States
Died: June 3, 1975

 42 
Philip Johnson
(Architect)

Philip Johnson
1
Birthdate: 8th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Cleveland
Died: January 25, 2005

 43 
Hans Asperger
(Paediatrician)

Hans Asperger
1
Listed In: Pediatricians
Birthdate: 18th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Vienna
Died: October 21, 1980

 44 
Joan Hickson
(Actress)

Joan Hickson
0
Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 5th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Kingsthorpe, Northampton, England
Died: October 17, 1998

 45 
Anne Morrow Lindbergh
(Renowned Author & Aviator)

Anne Morrow Lindbergh
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 22nd June
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Englewood, New Jersey
Died: February 7, 2001

 46 
Diana Vreeland
(Magazine editor, fashion journalist and special consultant)

Diana Vreeland
0
Birthdate: 29th July
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: August 22, 1989

 47 
Luchino Visconti
(Theatre director, Film director, Screenwriter, Writer)

Luchino Visconti
0
Listed In: Directors
Birthdate: 2nd November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Milan
Died: March 17, 1976

 48 
Henny Youngman
(Comedian)

Henny Youngman
0
Listed In: Comedians
Birthdate: 16th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Whitechapel
Died: February 24, 1998

 49 
Curtis Lemay
(General)

Curtis Lemay
3
Listed In: Military Leaders
Birthdate: 15th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Columbus, Ohio, United States
Died: October 1, 1990

 50 
John D. Rockefeller III
(Philanthropist)

John D. Rockefeller III
2
Listed In: Philanthropists
Birthdate: 21st March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: July 10, 1978