The Famous Birthdays: Celebrity birthdays and famous people biographies
Famous people born in 1905
Howard Hughes

Howard Hughes (1905 - 1976)

American engineer and director
Ayn Rand

Ayn Rand (1905 - 1982)

Russian-American author and philosopher
Jean-Paul Sartre

Jean-Paul Sartre (1905 - 1980)

French philosopher and writer
Greta Garbo

Greta Garbo (1905 - 1990)

Swedish actress
Henry Fonda

Henry Fonda (1905 - 1982)

American actor
Albert Speer

Albert Speer (1905 - 1981)

German architect
Clara Bow

Clara Bow (1905 - 1965)

American actress
James J. Braddock

James J. Braddock (1905 - 1974)

Irish-American boxer
Viktor Frankl

Viktor Frankl (1905 - 1997)

Austrian neurologist and psychiatrist
Lal Bahadur Shastri

Lal Bahadur Shastri (1905 - 1966)

Indian politician, 2nd Prime Minister of India
Christian Dior

Christian Dior (1905 - 1957)

French fashion designer, founded Christian Dior S.A.
Maria von Trapp

Maria von Trapp (1905 - 1987)

Austrian-American singer
Myrna Loy

Myrna Loy (1905 - 1993)

American actress
Albert Pierrepoint

Albert Pierrepoint (1905 - 1992)

English executioner
Anna May Wong

Anna May Wong (1905 - 1961)

American actress
Dag Hammarskjöld

Dag Hammarskjöld (1905 - 1961)

Swedish diplomat, economist, and author
Tommy Dorsey

Tommy Dorsey (1905 - 1956)

American musician
Joseph Bonanno

Joseph Bonanno (1905 - 2002)

Italian-American gangster
Otto Preminger

Otto Preminger (1905 - 1986)

Austrian-American director, producer, and actor
Joel McCrea

Joel McCrea (1905 - 1990)

American actor
Andy Devine

Andy Devine (1905 - 1977)

American actor
Arthur Koestler

Arthur Koestler (1905 - 1983)

Hungarian-English author and journalist
Dhyan Chand

Dhyan Chand (1905 - 1979)

Indian hockey player
Erwin Chargaff

Erwin Chargaff (1905 - 2002)

Austrian biochemist
Barnett Newman

Barnett Newman (1905 - 1970)

American painter
Fred Trump

Fred Trump (1905 - 1999)

American real estate developer
Tex Ritter

Tex Ritter (1905 - 1974)

American country musician
Lillian Hellman

Lillian Hellman (1905 - 1984)

American writer and playwright
Dalton Trumbo

Dalton Trumbo (1905 - 1976)

American author and screenwriter
Harold Arlen

Harold Arlen (1905 - 1986)

American songwriter
Elias Canetti

Elias Canetti (1905 - 1994)

Bulgarian writer
James W. Fulbright

James W. Fulbright (1905 - 1995)

American politician
Jule Styne

Jule Styne (1905 - 1994)

British musician
Raymond Aron

Raymond Aron (1905 - 1983)

French philosopher
Antonio Berni

Antonio Berni (1905 - 1981)

Argentine painter, illustrator and engraver
Kenneth Rexroth

Kenneth Rexroth (1905 - 1982)

American poet, writer, anarchist, academic and conscientious objector