Famous People Born In 1886

Discover the most famous people born in 1886. The list includes people like Diego Rivera, Ty Cobb, Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, David Ben-Gurion, Siegfried Sassoon and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include political leaders, soldiers, poets and philosophers born in 1886. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, Germany & Austria and many more countries.

Alfonso XIII of SpainAlfonso XIII of Spain
17th May, Spanish
King of Spain
Diego RiveraDiego Rivera
8th December, Mexican
Painter, Muralist

Ty CobbTy Cobb
18th December, American
American Major League Baseball (MLB) outfielder

Al JolsonAl Jolson
26th May, American
Actor, Singer

Salvatore MaranzanoSalvatore Maranzano
31st July, American
Mafia Boss

Frank NittiFrank Nitti
27th January, Italian, American
Gangster
David Ben-GurionDavid Ben-Gurion
16th October, Israeli
 

George MalloryGeorge Mallory
18th June, British, Tibetan
Mountaineer

Ludwig Mies van der RoheLudwig Mies van der Rohe
27th March, German
Architect
Michael CurtizMichael Curtiz
24th December, American
Film Director

Siegfried SassoonSiegfried Sassoon
8th September, British
 
Hugo BlackHugo Black
27th February, American
Former Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of

Karl BarthKarl Barth
10th May, Swiss
Theologian

Henry H. ArnoldHenry H. Arnold
25th June, American
Military Leader

Paul TillichPaul Tillich
20th August, German, American
 

Peter FreuchenPeter Freuchen
2nd February, Danish, American
Explorer
Edward WestonEdward Weston
24th March, American
Photographer

Karl von FrischKarl von Frisch
20th November, Austrian
Ethologist

Tarsila do AmaralTarsila do Amaral
1st September, Brazilian
Artist

Mary WigmanMary Wigman
13th November, German
Dancer, Choreographer
Archibald HillArchibald Hill
26th September, British
Physiologist

Bruce Fairchild BartonBruce Fairchild Barton
5th August, American
American author
Manne SiegbahnManne Siegbahn
3rd December, Swedish
Physicist

Edward Calvin KendallEdward Calvin Kendall
8th March, American
Biochemist

Hella WuolijokiHella Wuolijoki
22nd July, Finnish
Writer
Robert Robinson Robert Robinson
13th September, British
Scientist

Dora GabeDora Gabe
26th August, Bulgarian
Poet
Ed WynnEd Wynn
9th November, American
Actor

Rose Wilder LaneRose Wilder Lane
5th December, American
Journalists

Theodor MorellTheodor Morell
22nd July, German
Physician
Victor McLaglenVictor McLaglen
10th December, British, American
Actor, Boxer

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Raymond A. SpruanceRaymond A. Spruance
3rd July, American
Officer, Diplomat
Bill JamesBill James
6th March, British
Actor

Ma RaineyMa Rainey
26th April, American
Street artist, Musician

Radhabinod PalRadhabinod Pal
27th January, Indian
Judge, University teacher

Ernst ThälmannErnst Thälmann
16th April, German
Politician, Worker, Revolutionary, Trade unionist
Clarence BirdseyeClarence Birdseye
9th December, American
Inventor, Engineer
Ben RothwellBen Rothwell
6th July, American
Actor

René GuénonRené Guénon
15th November, French
Author

Marc BlochMarc Bloch
6th July, French
Historian, Medievalist, University teacher, Writer

Karl PolanyiKarl Polanyi
25th October, Hungarian
Economist, Anthropologist, Economic historian,
Gotthard HeinriciGotthard Heinrici
25th December, German, Russian
Officer, Military personnel

Billy SingBilly Sing
2nd March, Australian
Military personnel

John Vereker, 6th Viscount GortJohn Vereker, 6th Viscount Gort
10th July, British
Military personnel

Osman Ali Khan, Asaf Jah VIIOsman Ali Khan, Asaf Jah VII
6th April, Indian
Prince

Zhu DeZhu De
1st December
Politician
Joyce KilmerJoyce Kilmer
6th December, American
Writer

Harold NicolsonHarold Nicolson
21st November, British
Horticulturist, Politician, Diplomat, Diarist,
Béla KunBéla Kun
20th February, Hungarian
Politician, Diplomat, Journalist

Oskar KokoschkaOskar Kokoschka
1st March, Austrian, British
Painter, Playwright, Writer, Poet, University

Robert SchumanRobert Schuman
29th June, French, Luxembourgian
Statesman
Hugh LoftingHugh Lofting
14th January, British
Author

Jean HersholtJean Hersholt
12th July, Danish, American
Film actor, Actor, Linguist, Writer, Translator
Alain LeRoy LockeAlain LeRoy Locke
13th September, American
teacher, philosopher

Frederick Lindemann, 1st Viscount CherwellFrederick Lindemann, 1st Viscount Cherwell
5th April, British
Physicist, Politician, University teacher

Jean ArpJean Arp
16th September, German, French
Sculptor

Erich HoepnerErich Hoepner
14th September, German
Soldier

Hugo BallHugo Ball
22nd February, German
Writer, Poet, Theatre director
John Bowes-LyonJohn Bowes-Lyon
1st April, British
Stockbroker, Cricketer

Rex StoutRex Stout
1st December, American
American writer

Giovanni Battista CaproniGiovanni Battista Caproni
3rd July, Italian
Civil engineer, Aerospace engineer, Engineer

Olaf StapledonOlaf Stapledon
10th May, British
Philosopher
Minnie VautrinMinnie Vautrin
27th September, American
Missionary

Sergey KirovSergey Kirov
27th March, Russian
Politician
Maithili Sharan GuptMaithili Sharan Gupt
3rd August, Indian
Linguist, Poet, Politician, Translator

Sergo OrdzhonikidzeSergo Ordzhonikidze
24th October, Georgian, Russian
Politician

Bror von Blixen-FineckeBror von Blixen-Finecke
25th July, Swedish
Writer, Military personnel
Edward Rydz-ŚmigłyEdward Rydz-Śmigły
11th March, Polish, Ukrainian
Polish Politician

Erich FellgiebelErich Fellgiebel
4th October, German
Soldier
Richard MulcahyRichard Mulcahy
10th May, Irish
Politician

Jan MasarykJan Masaryk
14th September, Czech
Diplomat

Edward C. TolmanEdward C. Tolman
14th April, American
Psychologist
Leo Geyr von SchweppenburgLeo Geyr von Schweppenburg
2nd March, German
Military General

Francis BiddleFrancis Biddle
9th May, American
lawyer, judge, screenwriter
Chester BarnardChester Barnard
7th November, American
Business Executive

Aron NimzowitschAron Nimzowitsch
7th November, Danish, Latvian, Russian
Danish-Russian chess master

Franz Josef PoppFranz Josef Popp
14th January, Austrian
Engineer, Manager, Entrepreneur

Raoul HausmannRaoul Hausmann
12th January, Austrian
photographer, writer, sculptor, artist, painter
Kid OryKid Ory
25th December, American
bandleader, conductor, jazz musician
Stanley KetchelStanley Ketchel
14th September, American
Boxer

Tsuguharu FoujitaTsuguharu Foujita
27th November, French, Japanese
Painter, Artist

Willem DreesWillem Drees
5th July, Dutch
Former Prime Minister of the Netherlands

Marcel DupréMarcel Dupré
3rd May, French
Musician
Gus KahnGus Kahn
6th November, American
Composer, Songwriter, Lyricist, Film score

Gottfried BennGottfried Benn
2nd May, German
Poet, Writer, Essayist, Novelist

Frank LloydFrank Lloyd
2nd February, British, American
American-British film director

Simon Bolivar Buckner, Jr.Simon Bolivar Buckner, Jr.
18th July, American
 

Robert L. EichelbergerRobert L. Eichelberger
9th March, American
Military General
James Van Der ZeeJames Van Der Zee
29th June, American
Photographer

Alain-FournierAlain-Fournier
3rd October, French
French author
Hermann BrochHermann Broch
1st November, Austrian
Writer, Playwright

Frederic BartlettFrederic Bartlett
20th October, British
Teacher, Psychologist, University teacher
Franz RosenzweigFranz Rosenzweig
25th December, German
Philosopher, Translator, Historian, Bible
Kurt KoffkaKurt Koffka
18th March, German
Psychologist, University teacher