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.

James StewartJames Stewart
(Actor)

20th May

American

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

27th August

American

Lev Landau Lev Landau
(Physicist)

22nd January

Russian

Oskar SchindlerOskar Schindler

28th April

German

Bette DavisBette Davis
(Actress)

5th April

American

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

8th July

American

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

2nd July

American

Joseph McCarthyJoseph McCarthy

14th November

American

Ian FlemingIan Fleming
(Author of James Bond Series)

28th May

British

Carole LombardCarole Lombard
(Actress)

6th October

American

Buddy EbsenBuddy Ebsen
(Actor)

2nd April

American

Simone de BeauvoirSimone de Beauvoir
(Writer)

9th January

French

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Baby Face NelsonBaby Face Nelson
(Robber)

6th December

American

Melvin Jerome Blank Mel Blanc
(Voice Actor, Radio Personality)

30th May

American

Abraham MaslowAbraham Maslow

1st April

American

Rex Harrison Rex Harrison
(Actor)

5th March

British

Milton BerleMilton Berle

12th July

American

Salvador AllendeSalvador Allende
(Former President of Chile)

26th June

Chilean

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Simon WiesenthalSimon Wiesenthal
(Nazi Hunter)

31st December

Austrian

Otto SkorzenyOtto Skorzeny
(Military Officer)

12th June

Austrian,Spanish

Don AmecheDon Ameche
(Actor)

31st May

American

Geli RaubalGeli Raubal
(Hitler’s Niece)

4th June

Austrian,Hungarian

Ethel MermanEthel Merman
(Actress)

16th January

American

Enver HoxhaEnver Hoxha
(Former Communist Leader of Albania)

16th October

Albanian

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Harold HoltHarold Holt
(Former Prime Minister of Australia)

5th August

Australian

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

25th March

British

Claude Lévi-StraussClaude Lévi-Strauss
(Anthropologist)

28th November

French

Martha GellhornMartha Gellhorn
(Journalist & Writer)

8th November

American

Paul BrownPaul Brown
(American Football Coach)

7th September

American

Edward TellerEdward Teller

15th January

American

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

22nd August

French

Olivier MessiaenOlivier Messiaen
(Composer, organist)

10th December

French

John Kenneth GalbraithJohn Kenneth Galbraith
(Economist)

15th October

Canadian

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

29th November

American

Peg EntwistlePeg Entwistle
(Actress)

5th February

American

Celia JohnsonCelia Johnson
(Actress)

18th December

American

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John BardeenJohn Bardeen
(Nobel Laureate in Physics)

23rd May

American

Quentin CrispQuentin Crisp
(English Writer & Gay Icon)

25th December

British

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

10th May

American

Michael DeBakeyMichael DeBakey
(Cardiac Surgeon)

7th September

American

Anna MagnaniAnna Magnani
(Actress)

7th March

Italian

Edward DmytrykEdward Dmytryk
(Film Director)

4th September

Canadian,American

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Theodore RoethkeTheodore Roethke
(Pulitzer Prize Winning Poet)

25th May

American

Elliott CarterElliott Carter
(Composer)

11th December

American

Estee LauderEstee Lauder
(Founder of the Estée Lauder Companies)

1st July

American

Willard Frank LibbyWillard Libby
(Physical Chemist)

17th December

American

Cesare PaveseCesare Pavese
(Italian poet)

9th September

Italian

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

5th October

American

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Robert RossenRobert Rossen
(Film Director, Producer, Screenwriter)

16th March

American

Sir Donald BradmanSir Donald Bradman
(Greatest Batsmen Ever)

27th August

Australian

Leo RostenLeo Rosten
(American humorist)

11th April

American

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

30th November

Richard WrightRichard Wright
(Author)

4th September

American

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

4th December

American

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

12th October

Ecuadorian

Sir John MillsSir John Mills
(Actor)

22nd February

British

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

Fred MacMurrayFred MacMurray
(American actor)

30th August

American

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Sam GiancanaSam Giancana

15th June

American

Lupe VélezLupe Vélez
(Film actor, Stage actor)

18th July

Mexican

Edward R. MurrowEdward R. Murrow
(Journalist)

25th April

American

Herbert von KarajanHerbert von Karajan
(Conductor, Music director)

5th April

Austrian

Franz StanglFranz Stangl
(Police officer, Officer)

26th March

Austrian

Lee KrasnerLee Krasner
(Painter, Printmaker)

27th October

American

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

29th November

American

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

23rd September

Indian

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

14th March

French

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

20th November

British,American

Raja RaoRaja Rao
(Author, Writer)

8th November

Indian

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

25th June

American

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

21st January

Indian

William SaroyanWilliam Saroyan
(American-Armenian novelist)

31st August

American

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

8th July

American

Leroy AndersonLeroy Anderson
(Classical composer, Conductor, Composer)

29th June

American

Remedios VaroRemedios Varo
(Painter)

16th December

Spanish

William McMahonWilliam McMahon
(Politician, Diplomat)

23rd February

Australian

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Donald BradmanDonald Bradman

27th August

Australian

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

26th January

French,Italian

BalthusBalthus
(Painter, Artist)

29th February

French,Polish

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

13th March

American

Charles UphamCharles Upham
(Farmer)

21st September

New Zealander

Günther PrienGünther Prien
(Officer, Submariner)

16th January

German

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

18th January

British

HamkaHamka
(Journalist, Philosopher)

17th February

Indonesian

David OistrakhDavid Oistrakh
(Violinist)

30th September

Dutch

Werner von HaeftenWerner von Haeften
(Jurist, Soldier)

9th October

German

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

2nd October

British

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

24th November

Argentinian

Eduard RoschmannEduard Roschmann
(Torturer, Lawyer)

25th November

Argentinian,Austrian

Jimmy StewartJimmy Stewart

20th May

American

Bud CollyerBud Collyer
(Voice actor, Actor)

18th June

American

Red BarberRed Barber
(Sports commentator)

17th February

American

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

22nd December

Swiss

Joseph RotblatJoseph Rotblat
(Physicist)

4th November

Polish,British

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

19th March

British

Raymond L.S. PatriarcaRaymond L.S. Patriarca

18th March

American

Dmitriy UstinovDmitriy Ustinov

30th October

Russian