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.

Diego RiveraDiego Rivera
8th December, Mexican
Painter, Muralist
Al JolsonAl Jolson
26th May, American
Actor, Singer

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

David Ben-GurionDavid Ben-Gurion
16th October, Israeli
 

Alfonso XIII of SpainAlfonso XIII of Spain
17th May, Spanish
King of Spain

George MalloryGeorge Mallory
18th June, British, Tibetan
Mountaineer
Ludwig Mies van der RoheLudwig Mies van der Rohe
27th March, German
Architect

Frank NittiFrank Nitti
27th January, Italian, American
Gangster

Siegfried SassoonSiegfried Sassoon
8th September, British
 

Salvatore MaranzanoSalvatore Maranzano
31st July, American
Mafia Boss
Peter FreuchenPeter Freuchen
2nd February, Danish, American
Explorer

Karl BarthKarl Barth
10th May, Swiss
Theologian
Paul TillichPaul Tillich
20th August, German, American
 

Hugo BlackHugo Black
27th February, American
Former Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of

Michael CurtizMichael Curtiz
24th December, American
Film Director
Edward WestonEdward Weston
24th March, American
Photographer

Karl von FrischKarl von Frisch
20th November, Austrian
Ethologist
Archibald HillArchibald Hill
26th September, British
Physiologist

Mary WigmanMary Wigman
13th November, German
Dancer, Choreographer

Tarsila do AmaralTarsila do Amaral
1st September, Brazilian
Artist
Edward Calvin KendallEdward Calvin Kendall
8th March, American
Biochemist

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

Hella WuolijokiHella Wuolijoki
22nd July, Finnish
Writer

Dora GabeDora Gabe
26th August, Bulgarian
Poet

Robert Robinson Robert Robinson
13th September, British
Scientist
Ed WynnEd Wynn
9th November, American
Actor
Rose Wilder LaneRose Wilder Lane
5th December, American
Journalists

Raymond A. SpruanceRaymond A. Spruance
3rd July, American
Officer, Diplomat

Theodor MorellTheodor Morell
22nd July, German
Physician

Henry H. ArnoldHenry H. Arnold
25th June, American
Military personnel, Aviator
Karl PolanyiKarl Polanyi
25th October, Hungarian
Economist, Anthropologist, Economic historian,

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Ernst ThälmannErnst Thälmann
16th April, German
Politician, Worker, Revolutionary, Trade unionist

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

Victor McLaglenVictor McLaglen
10th December, British, American
Actor, Boxer

Clarence BirdseyeClarence Birdseye
9th December, American
Inventor, Engineer
Osman Ali Khan, Asaf Jah VIIOsman Ali Khan, Asaf Jah VII
6th April
Politician

Robert SchumanRobert Schuman
29th June, French, Luxembourgian
Statesman
René GuénonRené Guénon
15th November, French
Author

Zhu DeZhu De
1st December
Politician

Oskar KokoschkaOskar Kokoschka
1st March, Austrian, British
Painter, Playwright, Writer, Poet, University
Joyce KilmerJoyce Kilmer
6th December, American
Writer

Béla KunBéla Kun
20th February, Hungarian
Politician, Diplomat, Journalist
Gotthard HeinriciGotthard Heinrici
25th December, German, Russian
Officer, Military personnel

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

Jean HersholtJean Hersholt
12th July, Danish, American
Film actor, Actor, Linguist, Writer, Translator

Hugh LoftingHugh Lofting
14th January, British
Author

Jean ArpJean Arp
16th September, German, French
Sculptor
Harold NicolsonHarold Nicolson
21st November, British
Horticulturist, Politician, Diplomat, Diarist,

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

Hugo BallHugo Ball
22nd February, German
Writer, Poet, Theatre director

Radhabinod PalRadhabinod Pal
27th January, Indian
Judge, University teacher
Maithili Sharan GuptMaithili Sharan Gupt
3rd August, Indian
Linguist, Poet, Politician, Translator

Erich HoepnerErich Hoepner
14th September, German
Soldier
Sergey KirovSergey Kirov
27th March, Russian
Politician

Chester BarnardChester Barnard
7th November, American
Business Executive

Edward C. TolmanEdward C. Tolman
14th April, American
Psychologist
Alain LeRoy LockeAlain LeRoy Locke
13th September, American
teacher, philosopher

Billy SingBilly Sing
2nd March, Australian
Military personnel
Rex StoutRex Stout
1st December, American
American writer

John Bowes-LyonJohn Bowes-Lyon
1st April, British
Stockbroker, Cricketer

Jan MasarykJan Masaryk
14th September, Czech
Diplomat
Olaf StapledonOlaf Stapledon
10th May, British
Philosopher

Raoul HausmannRaoul Hausmann
12th January, Austrian
photographer, writer, sculptor, artist, painter
Frederick Lindemann, 1st Viscount CherwellFrederick Lindemann, 1st Viscount Cherwell
5th April, British
Physicist, Politician, University teacher

Leo Geyr von SchweppenburgLeo Geyr von Schweppenburg
2nd March, German
Military General

Erich FellgiebelErich Fellgiebel
4th October, German
Soldier

Kid OryKid Ory
25th December, American
bandleader, conductor, jazz musician
Francis BiddleFrancis Biddle
9th May, American
lawyer, judge, screenwriter
Tsuguharu FoujitaTsuguharu Foujita
27th November, French, Japanese
Painter, Artist

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

Bror von Blixen-FineckeBror von Blixen-Finecke
25th July, Swedish
Writer, Military personnel

Minnie VautrinMinnie Vautrin
27th September, American
Missionary
Frederic BartlettFrederic Bartlett
20th October, British
Teacher, Psychologist, University teacher

Richard MulcahyRichard Mulcahy
10th May, Irish
Politician

Stanley KetchelStanley Ketchel
14th September, American
Boxer

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

Simon Bolivar Buckner, Jr.Simon Bolivar Buckner, Jr.
18th July, American
 
Gus KahnGus Kahn
6th November, American
Composer, Songwriter, Lyricist, Film score

Kurt KoffkaKurt Koffka
18th March, German
Psychologist, University teacher
Glenn L. MartinGlenn L. Martin
17th January, American
Aviator

Hermann BrochHermann Broch
1st November, Austrian
Writer, Playwright

Willem DreesWillem Drees
5th July, Dutch
Former Prime Minister of the Netherlands
Franz RosenzweigFranz Rosenzweig
25th December, German
Philosopher, Translator, Historian, Bible

Edward BachEdward Bach
24th September, British
Physician, Writer, Homeopath
James Van Der ZeeJames Van Der Zee
29th June, American
Photographer

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

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

Frank LloydFrank Lloyd
2nd February, British, American
American-British film director
Marcel DupréMarcel Dupré
3rd May, French
Musician

Ernest BurgessErnest Burgess
16th May, Canadian, American
Sociologist, Criminologist
G. I. TaylorG. I. Taylor
7th March, British
Physicist, Engineer, Mathematician, Meteorologist

Alain-FournierAlain-Fournier
3rd October, French
French author
Annette KellermanAnnette Kellerman
6th July, Australian
 

Władysław TatarkiewiczWładysław Tatarkiewicz
3rd April
Art historian, Philosopher
Edwin FischerEdwin Fischer
6th October, Swiss
Swiss classical pianist