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
Salvatore MaranzanoSalvatore Maranzano
31st July, American
Mafia Boss

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

George MalloryGeorge Mallory
18th June, British, Tibetan
Mountaineer

Al JolsonAl Jolson
26th May, American
Actor, Singer

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

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

Ludwig Mies van der RoheLudwig Mies van der Rohe
27th March, German
Architect
Hugo BlackHugo Black
27th February, American
Former Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of

Siegfried SassoonSiegfried Sassoon
8th September, British
 
Michael CurtizMichael Curtiz
24th December, American
Film Director

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

Karl BarthKarl Barth
10th May, Swiss
Theologian

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
Edward Calvin KendallEdward Calvin Kendall
8th March, American
Biochemist

Manne SiegbahnManne Siegbahn
3rd December, Swedish
Physicist

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

Dora GabeDora Gabe
26th August, Bulgarian
Poet
Rose Wilder LaneRose Wilder Lane
5th December, American
Journalists

Ed WynnEd Wynn
9th November, American
Actor

Ma RaineyMa Rainey
26th April, American
Street artist, Musician
Raymond A. SpruanceRaymond A. Spruance
3rd July, American
Officer, Diplomat

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Ernst ThälmannErnst Thälmann
16th April, German
Politician, Worker, Revolutionary, Trade unionist
Spring ByingtonSpring Byington
17th October, American
Actress

Bill JamesBill James
6th March, British
Actor

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

Theodor MorellTheodor Morell
22nd July, German
Physician
Vyvyan HollandVyvyan Holland
3rd November, British
Writer
René GuénonRené Guénon
15th November, French
Author

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

Karl PolanyiKarl Polanyi
25th October, Hungarian
Economist, Anthropologist, Economic historian,

Gotthard HeinriciGotthard Heinrici
25th December, German, Russian
Officer, Military personnel
Osman Ali Khan, Asaf Jah VIIOsman Ali Khan, Asaf Jah VII
6th April, Indian
Prince

Clarence BirdseyeClarence Birdseye
9th December, American
Inventor, Engineer

Zhu DeZhu De
1st December
Politician

Joyce KilmerJoyce Kilmer
6th December, American
Writer

Jean HersholtJean Hersholt
12th July, Danish, American
Film actor, Actor, Linguist, Writer, Translator
Oskar KokoschkaOskar Kokoschka
1st March, Austrian, British
Painter, Playwright, Writer, Poet, University

Harold NicolsonHarold Nicolson
21st November, British
Diplomat
Maithili Sharan GuptMaithili Sharan Gupt
3rd August, Indian
Linguist, Poet, Politician, Translator

Béla KunBéla Kun
20th February, Hungarian
Politician, Diplomat, Journalist

John Vereker, 6th Viscount GortJohn Vereker, 6th Viscount Gort
10th July, British
Military personnel
Erich HoepnerErich Hoepner
14th September, German
Soldier

Frederick Lindemann, 1st Viscount CherwellFrederick Lindemann, 1st Viscount Cherwell
5th April, British
Physicist, Politician, University teacher
Marc BlochMarc Bloch
6th July, French
Historian, Medievalist, University teacher, Writer

Robert SchumanRobert Schuman
29th June, French, Luxembourgian
Statesman

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

Alain LeRoy LockeAlain LeRoy Locke
13th September, American
teacher, philosopher

Edwin FischerEdwin Fischer
6th October, Swiss
Swiss classical pianist
Rex StoutRex Stout
1st December, American
American writer

Jean ArpJean Arp
16th September, German, French
Sculptor

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

Francis BiddleFrancis Biddle
9th May, American
lawyer, judge, screenwriter
Olaf StapledonOlaf Stapledon
10th May, British
Philosopher

Edward Rydz-ŚmigłyEdward Rydz-Śmigły
11th March, Polish, Ukrainian
Polish Politician
Sergo OrdzhonikidzeSergo Ordzhonikidze
24th October, Georgian, Russian
Politician

Hermann BrochHermann Broch
1st November, Austrian
Writer, Playwright

Jan MasarykJan Masaryk
14th September, Czech
Diplomat
Sergey KirovSergey Kirov
27th March, Russian
Politician

Aron NimzowitschAron Nimzowitsch
7th November, Danish, Latvian, Russian
Danish-Russian chess master
Giovanni Battista CaproniGiovanni Battista Caproni
3rd July, Italian
Civil engineer, Aerospace engineer, Engineer

Hugh LoftingHugh Lofting
14th January, British
Author

Minnie VautrinMinnie Vautrin
27th September, American
Missionary
Erich FellgiebelErich Fellgiebel
4th October, German
Soldier

Stanley KetchelStanley Ketchel
14th September, American
Boxer
Leo Geyr von SchweppenburgLeo Geyr von Schweppenburg
2nd March, German
Military General

Billy SingBilly Sing
2nd March, Australian
Military personnel

Kid OryKid Ory
25th December, American
bandleader, conductor, jazz musician

Tsuguharu FoujitaTsuguharu Foujita
27th November, French, Japanese
Painter
Chester BarnardChester Barnard
7th November, American
Business Executive
Franz Josef PoppFranz Josef Popp
14th January, Austrian
Engineer, Manager, Entrepreneur

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

Douglas Southall FreemanDouglas Southall Freeman
16th May, American
Historian

Richard MulcahyRichard Mulcahy
10th May, Irish
Politician
Robert L. EichelbergerRobert L. Eichelberger
9th March, American
Military General

Frank DobsonFrank Dobson
18th November, British
Artist

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

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

Gus KahnGus Kahn
6th November, American
Composer, Songwriter, Lyricist, Film score
Edward C. TolmanEdward C. Tolman
14th April, American
Psychologist

Glenn L. MartinGlenn L. Martin
17th January, American
Aviator
Clementine HunterClementine Hunter
30th November, American
Folk Artist

Raoul HausmannRaoul Hausmann
12th January, Austrian
photographer, writer, sculptor, artist, painter
Edward BachEdward Bach
24th September, British
Physician, Writer, Homeopath
Franz RosenzweigFranz Rosenzweig
25th December, German
Philosopher, Translator, Historian, Bible