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.

Ty CobbTy Cobb
18th December, American
American Major League Baseball (MLB) outfielder
George MalloryGeorge Mallory
18th June, British, Tibetan
Mountaineer

Diego RiveraDiego Rivera
8th December, Mexican
Painter, Muralist

Frank NittiFrank Nitti
27th January, Italian, American
Gangster

Al JolsonAl Jolson
26th May, American
Actor, Singer

Salvatore MaranzanoSalvatore Maranzano
31st July, American
Mafia Boss
David Ben-GurionDavid Ben-Gurion
16th October, Israeli
Former Prime Minister of Israel

Ludwig Mies van der RoheLudwig Mies van der Rohe
27th March, German
Architect

Siegfried SassoonSiegfried Sassoon
8th September, British
 
Alfonso XIII of SpainAlfonso XIII of Spain
17th May, Spanish
King of Spain

Hugo BlackHugo Black
27th February, American
Former Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of
Peter FreuchenPeter Freuchen
2nd February, Danish, American
Explorer

Michael CurtizMichael Curtiz
24th December, American
Film Director

Karl BarthKarl Barth
10th May, Swiss
Theologian

Paul TillichPaul Tillich
20th August, German, American
 

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

Edward Calvin KendallEdward Calvin Kendall
8th March, American
Biochemist
Robert Robinson Robert Robinson
13th September, British
Scientist

Manne SiegbahnManne Siegbahn
3rd December, Swedish
Physicist

Hella WuolijokiHella Wuolijoki
22nd July, Finnish
Writer
Bruce Fairchild BartonBruce Fairchild Barton
5th August, American
American author

Dora GabeDora Gabe
26th August, Bulgarian
Poet
Ma RaineyMa Rainey
26th April, American
Street artist, Musician

Rose Wilder LaneRose Wilder Lane
5th December, American
Journalists

Gerda WegenerGerda Wegener
15th March, Danish
Illustrator
Ed WynnEd Wynn
9th November, American
Actor

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John Bowes-LyonJohn Bowes-Lyon
1st April, British
Stockbroker, Cricketer
Osman Ali Khan, Asaf Jah VIIOsman Ali Khan, Asaf Jah VII
6th April, Indian
Prince

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

Gus KahnGus Kahn
6th November, American
Composer, Songwriter, Lyricist, Film score

Vyvyan HollandVyvyan Holland
3rd November, British
Writer
Raymond A. SpruanceRaymond A. Spruance
3rd July, American
Officer, Diplomat
Ernst ThälmannErnst Thälmann
16th April, German
Politician, Worker, Revolutionary, Trade unionist

Spring ByingtonSpring Byington
17th October, American
Actress

René GuénonRené Guénon
15th November, French
Author

Theodor MorellTheodor Morell
22nd July, German
Physician
Karl PolanyiKarl Polanyi
25th October, Hungarian
Economist, Anthropologist, Economic historian,

Sophie TuckerSophie Tucker
13th January, Ukrainian, American, Russian
Singer

Alexander Mountbatten, 1st Marquess of CarisbrookeAlexander Mountbatten, 1st Marquess of Carisbrooke
23rd November, British
Royal Navy officer

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

Clarence BirdseyeClarence Birdseye
9th December, American
Inventor, Engineer
Gotthard HeinriciGotthard Heinrici
25th December, German, Russian
Officer, Military personnel

Zhu DeZhu De
1st December
Politician
Tanizaki Jun'ichirōTanizaki Jun'ichirō
24th July, Japanese
Writer

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

Ōkawa ShūmeiŌkawa Shūmei
6th December, Japanese
Writer
John Vereker, 6th Viscount GortJohn Vereker, 6th Viscount Gort
10th July, British
Military personnel

Annette KellermanAnnette Kellerman
6th July, Australian
 
Harold NicolsonHarold Nicolson
21st November, British
Diplomat

Maithili Sharan GuptMaithili Sharan Gupt
3rd August, Indian
Linguist, Poet, Politician, Translator

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

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

Béla KunBéla Kun
20th February, Hungarian
Politician, Diplomat, Journalist
Joyce KilmerJoyce Kilmer
6th December, American
Writer

Erich HoepnerErich Hoepner
14th September, German
Soldier

Robert SchumanRobert Schuman
29th June, French, Luxembourgian
Statesman

John CromwellJohn Cromwell
23rd December, American
Film Director
Marc BlochMarc Bloch
6th July, French
Historian, Medievalist, University teacher, Writer

Radhabinod PalRadhabinod Pal
27th January, Indian
Judge, University teacher
Alain LeRoy LockeAlain LeRoy Locke
13th September, American
teacher, philosopher

Francis BiddleFrancis Biddle
9th May, American
lawyer, judge, screenwriter

Bror von Blixen-FineckeBror von Blixen-Finecke
25th July, Swedish
Writer, Military personnel
Jean ArpJean Arp
16th September, German, French
Sculptor

Hilda DoolittleHilda Doolittle
10th September, American
Poet
Frederick Lindemann, 1st Viscount CherwellFrederick Lindemann, 1st Viscount Cherwell
5th April, British
Physicist, Politician, University teacher

Rex StoutRex Stout
1st December, American
American writer

Olaf StapledonOlaf Stapledon
10th May, British
Philosopher
Sergo OrdzhonikidzeSergo Ordzhonikidze
24th October, Georgian, Russian
Politician

Erich FellgiebelErich Fellgiebel
4th October, German
Soldier
Jan MasarykJan Masaryk
14th September, Czech
Diplomat

Edward Rydz-ŚmigłyEdward Rydz-Śmigły
11th March, Polish, Ukrainian
Polish Politician

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

Clementine HunterClementine Hunter
30th November, American
Folk Artist
Kid OryKid Ory
25th December, American
bandleader, conductor, jazz musician
Minnie VautrinMinnie Vautrin
27th September, American
Missionary

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

Hugh LoftingHugh Lofting
14th January, British
Author

Chester BarnardChester Barnard
7th November, American
Business Executive
Leo Geyr von SchweppenburgLeo Geyr von Schweppenburg
2nd March, German
Military General

James Van Der ZeeJames Van Der Zee
29th June, American
Photographer

Billy SingBilly Sing
2nd March, Australian
Military personnel

Sergey KirovSergey Kirov
27th March, Russian
Politician

Richard MulcahyRichard Mulcahy
10th May, Irish
Politician
Franz Josef PoppFranz Josef Popp
14th January, Austrian
Engineer, Manager, Entrepreneur

John Jacob Astor VJohn Jacob Astor V
20th May, American
Proprietor
Raoul HausmannRaoul Hausmann
12th January, Austrian
photographer, writer, sculptor, artist, painter

Gladys Vanderbilt SzechenyiGladys Vanderbilt Szechenyi
27th August, Hungarian, American
Heiress
Lucy Hicks AndersonLucy Hicks Anderson
30th November, American
Socialite
Edward C. TolmanEdward C. Tolman
14th April, American
Psychologist