Famous People Born In 1908

Discover the most famous people born in 1908. The list includes people like Lyndon B. Johnson, Ian Fleming, James Stewart, Joseph McCarthy, Oskar Schindler and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include political leaders, novelists, journalists and soldiers born in 1908. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, France & Austria and many more countries.

Lyndon B. JohnsonLyndon B. Johnson
(President of the U.S.A)

27th August

American

Thurgood MarshallThurgood Marshall
(Former Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court)

2nd July

American

Bette DavisBette Davis
(Actress)

5th April

American

James StewartJames Stewart

20th May

American

Oskar SchindlerOskar Schindler

28th April

German

Joseph McCarthyJoseph McCarthy

14th November

American

Ian FlemingIan Fleming
(Author of James Bond Series)

28th May

British

Nelson RockefellerNelson Rockefeller
(41st Vice President of the U.S.A)

8th July

American

Carole LombardCarole Lombard
(Actress)

6th October

American

Abraham MaslowAbraham Maslow

1st April

American

Simone de BeauvoirSimone de Beauvoir
(Writer)

9th January

French

Baby Face NelsonBaby Face Nelson
(Robber)

6th December

American

Buddy EbsenBuddy Ebsen
(Actor)

2nd April

American

Salvador AllendeSalvador Allende
(Former President of Chile)

26th June

Chilean

Simon WiesenthalSimon Wiesenthal
(Nazi Hunter)

31st December

Austrian

Rex Harrison Rex Harrison
(Actor)

5th March

British

Milton BerleMilton Berle

12th July

American

Enver HoxhaEnver Hoxha
(Former Communist Leader of Albania)

16th October

Albanian

Ethel MermanEthel Merman
(Actress)

16th January

American

Don AmecheDon Ameche
(Actor)

31st May

American

Martha GellhornMartha Gellhorn
(Journalist & Writer)

8th November

American

Claude Lévi-StraussClaude Lévi-Strauss
(Anthropologist)

28th November

French

Paul BrownPaul Brown
(American Football Coach)

7th September

American

Henri Cartier-BressonHenri Cartier-Bresson
(Photographer and Painter)

22nd August

French

Edward TellerEdward Teller

15th January

American

Harold HoltHarold Holt
(Former Prime Minister of Australia)

5th August

Australian

Sir David LeanDavid Lean
(Film Director, Producer & Screenwater)

25th March

British

Peg EntwistlePeg Entwistle
(Actress)

5th February

American

Olivier MessiaenOlivier Messiaen
(Composer, organist)

10th December

French

John Kenneth GalbraithJohn Kenneth Galbraith
(Economist)

15th October

Canadian

John BardeenJohn Bardeen
(Nobel Laureate in Physics)

23rd May

American

Adam Clayton Powell Jr.Adam Clayton Powell Jr.
(Politician & Civil Rights Activist)

29th November

American

Quentin CrispQuentin Crisp
(English Writer & Gay Icon)

25th December

British

Lev Landau Lev Landau
(Physicist)

22nd January

Russian

Michael DeBakeyMichael DeBakey
(Cardiac Surgeon)

7th September

American

Anna MagnaniAnna Magnani
(Actress)

7th March

Italian

Celia JohnsonCelia Johnson
(Actress)

18th December

American

Carl AlbertCarl Albert
(Former Speaker of the United States House of Representatives)

10th May

American

Edward DmytrykEdward Dmytryk
(Film Director)

4th September

Canadian,American

Theodore RoethkeTheodore Roethke
(Pulitzer Prize Winning Poet)

25th May

American

Sir Donald BradmanSir Donald Bradman
(Greatest Batsmen Ever)

27th August

Australian

Elliott CarterElliott Carter
(Composer)

11th December

American

Estee LauderEstee Lauder
(Founder of the Estée Lauder Companies)

1st July

American

Cesare PaveseCesare Pavese
(Italian poet)

9th September

Italian

Willard Frank LibbyWillard Libby
(Physical Chemist)

17th December

American

Joshua Lockwood Logan Joshua Logan
(Film & Stage Director, Writer)

5th October

American

Robert RossenRobert Rossen
(Film Director, Producer, Screenwriter)

16th March

American

Bobby DunbarBobby Dunbar
(American Boy Who Was Lost & Then Found)

30th November

Leo RostenLeo Rosten
(American humorist)

11th April

American

Richard WrightRichard Wright
(Author)

4th September

American

Alfredo Pareja DiezcansecoAlfredo Pareja Diezcanseco
(Novelist, Essayist, Historian)

12th October

Ecuadorian

Sir John MillsSir John Mills
(Actor)

22nd February

British

Alfred Day HersheyAlfred Day Hershey
(Nobel Prize Winner in Medicine)

4th December

American

Al LópezAl Lopez
(Former American Baseball Player)

20th August

American

Eugen SuchoňEugen Suchoň
(Composer)

25th September

Slovak

Frances Ford SeymourFrances Ford Seymour
(Socialite)

14th April

Canadian

Mel BlancMel Blanc
(Actor, Dub actor, Television actor)

30th May

American

Sam GiancanaSam Giancana

15th June

American

Fred MacMurrayFred MacMurray
(American actor)

30th August

American

Otto SkorzenyOtto Skorzeny
(Officer)

12th June

Austrian

Geli RaubalGeli Raubal

4th June

Austrian

Edward R. MurrowEdward R. Murrow
(Journalist)

25th April

American

Lupe VélezLupe Vélez
(Film actor, Stage actor)

18th July

Mexican

Franz StanglFranz Stangl
(Police officer, Officer)

26th March

Austrian

Herbert von KarajanHerbert von Karajan
(Conductor, Music director)

5th April

Austrian

Lee KrasnerLee Krasner
(Painter, Printmaker)

27th October

American

Vaikom Muhammad BasheerVaikom Muhammad Basheer
(Novelist, Screenwriter, Essayist, Writer, Diarist, Songwriter)

21st January

Indian

Ramdhari Singh DinkarRamdhari Singh Dinkar
(Writer, Poet, Politician, Journalist, Literary critic)

23rd September

Indian

Adam Clayton Powell Jr.Adam Clayton Powell Jr.
(American Politician)

29th November

American

Alistair CookeAlistair Cooke
(Journalist, Television presenter, Radio personality, Writer)

20th November

British,American

Maurice Merleau-PontyMaurice Merleau-Ponty
(Philosopher, Professor)

14th March

French

William SaroyanWilliam Saroyan
(American-Armenian novelist)

31st August

American

Willard Van Orman QuineWillard Van Orman Quine
(Mathematician, Analytic philosopher, Philosopher of language, Epistemologist, Philosopher of science, University teacher, Professor, Philosopher)

25th June

American

Raja RaoRaja Rao
(Author, Writer)

8th November

Indian

Louis JordanLouis Jordan
(Singer, Actor, Saxophonist, Jazz musician)

8th July

American

Remedios VaroRemedios Varo
(Painter)

16th December

Spanish

BalthusBalthus
(Painter, Artist)

29th February

French,Polish

William McMahonWilliam McMahon
(Politician, Diplomat)

23rd February

Australian

Donald BradmanDonald Bradman

27th August

Australian

Stéphane GrappelliStéphane Grappelli
(Street artist, Composer, Jazz musician, Pianist)

26th January

French,Italian

Walter AnnenbergWalter Annenberg
(Art collector, Diplomat, Publisher, Businessperson)

13th March

American

Charles UphamCharles Upham
(Farmer)

21st September

New Zealander

Eduard RoschmannEduard Roschmann
(Torturer, Lawyer)

25th November

Argentinian,Austrian

HamkaHamka
(Journalist, Philosopher)

17th February

Indonesian

Joseph RotblatJoseph Rotblat
(Physicist)

4th November

Polish,British

Leroy AndersonLeroy Anderson
(Classical composer, Conductor, Composer)

29th June

American

Günther PrienGünther Prien
(Officer, Submariner)

16th January

German

Werner von HaeftenWerner von Haeften
(Jurist, Soldier)

9th October

German

David OistrakhDavid Oistrakh
(Violinist)

30th September

Dutch

Ruth Roche, Baroness FermoyRuth Roche, Baroness Fermoy
(Lady-in-waiting, Pianist)

2nd October

British

Jacob BronowskiJacob Bronowski
(Mathematician, Poet, Non-fiction writer)

18th January

British

Bud CollyerBud Collyer
(Voice actor, Actor)

18th June

American

Libertad LamarqueLibertad Lamarque
(Actor, Singer, Television actor, Film actor)

24th November

Argentinian

Raymond L.S. PatriarcaRaymond L.S. Patriarca

18th March

American

Red BarberRed Barber
(Sports commentator)

17th February

American

George RodgerGeorge Rodger
(Photographer, Photojournalist, Journalist, War photographer)

19th March

British

Max BillMax Bill
(Architect, Painter, Sculptor, Graphic designer, Artist, University teacher)

22nd December

Swiss

Fritz FischerFritz Fischer
(Historian of the modern age, Historian, University teacher)

5th March

German

Johanna BudwigJohanna Budwig
(Chemist, Biochemist, Inventor, Physician)

30th September

German