Famous People Born In 1887

Discover the most famous people born in 1887. The list includes people like Srinivasa Ramanujan, Erwin Schrödinger, Chiang Kai-shek, Marcel Duchamp, Le Corbusier and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include political leaders, soldiers, poets and artists born in 1887. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, Germany & France and many more countries.

Srinivasa RamanujanSrinivasa Ramanujan
22nd December, Indian
Mathematician
Chiang Kai-shekChiang Kai-shek
31st October, Chinese
President of the Republic of China

Conrad HiltonConrad Hilton
25th December, American
American Hotelier and Businessman

Marcus Mosiah Garvey JrMarcus Garvey
17th August, Jamaican
Political leader

Georgia O'KeeffeGeorgia O'Keeffe
15th November, American
Artist

Erwin SchrödingerErwin Schrödinger
12th August, Austrian
Physicist
Le CorbusierLe Corbusier
6th October, Swiss, French
Architect

Shoeless Joe JacksonShoeless Joe Jackson
16th July, American
Baseball Player

Vidkun QuislingVidkun Quisling
18th July, Norwegian
World war II Norwegian Politician & Military

Ernst RöhmErnst Röhm
28th November, German
Nazi War Criminal
Marc ChagallMarc Chagall
6th July, Belarusian, French, Russian
Artist

Charles I of AustriaCharles I of Austria
17th August, Hungarian
Last ruler of Austro-Hungarian Empire
Boris KarloffBoris Karloff
23rd November, British
Actor

Marcel DuchampMarcel Duchamp
28th July, French, American
Artist

William FrawleyWilliam Frawley
26th February, American
Actor
Felix YusupovFelix Yusupov
23rd March, Russian
Nobleman

Chico MarxChico Marx
22nd March, American
American comedian
Joe MasseriaJoe Masseria
17th January, Italian, American
Mafia Boss

Henry MoseleyHenry Moseley
23rd November, British
Physicist

Govind Ballabh PantGovind Ballabh Pant
10th September, Indian
Freedom Fighter
Aldo LeopoldAldo Leopold
11th January, American
 

Rupert BrookeRupert Brooke
3rd August, British
Poet
Barnes WallisBarnes Wallis
26th September, British
Inventor of Bouncing Bomb

Nadia BoulangerNadia Boulanger
16th September, French
Musician

Juan GrisJuan Gris
23rd March, Spanish
Painter

Alf LandonAlf Landon
9th September, American
Governor of Kansas
Bernard Montgomery, 1st Viscount Montgomery of AlameinBernard Montgomery, 1st Viscount Montgomery of Alamein
17th November, British
Allied Commander in World War II
Jamini RoyJamini Roy
11th April, Indian
Indian painter

Heitor Villa-LobosHeitor Villa-Lobos
5th March, Brazilian
Latin American Composer

René CassinRené Cassin
5th October, French
French Jurist

Gustav Ludwig HertzGustav Ludwig Hertz
22nd July, German
Physicists
Lynn Fontanne Lynn Fontanne
6th December, British, American
Actress

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Sigmund RombergSigmund Romberg
29th July, American
Composer

Alexander WoollcottAlexander Woollcott
19th January, American
American critic

James B. Sumner James B. Sumner
19th November, American
Chemist

Beulah Louise HenryBeulah Louise Henry
11th February, American
Lady Edison
John ReedJohn Reed
22nd October, American
Journalist, Poet

L. S. LowryL. S. Lowry
1st November, British
Painter
Erich von MansteinErich von Manstein
24th November, German
Officer

Theodore Roosevelt Jr.Theodore Roosevelt Jr.
13th September, American
Military Leader

Nell CarterNell Carter
1st March, British
Actress
Wilhelm CanarisWilhelm Canaris
1st January, German
Intelligence officer, Submariner, Navy officer

Marjorie Merriweather PostMarjorie Merriweather Post
15th March, American
Socialite
Arthur RubinsteinArthur Rubinstein
28th January, American
Classical pianist

Lutz Graf Schwerin von KrosigkLutz Graf Schwerin von Krosigk
22nd August, German
Politician, Jurist, Diplomat, Economist

M. N. RoyM. N. Roy
21st March, Indian
Politician, Philosopher

Ruth BenedictRuth Benedict
5th June, American
Anthropologist, Folklorist, University teacher,

Samuel Eliot MorisonSamuel Eliot Morison
9th July, American
Officer, Military historian, Historian, University
Julian HuxleyJulian Huxley
22nd June, British
British director

Sukumar RaySukumar Ray
30th October, Indian
Photographer, Poet, Writer, Illustrator,

Tom LongboatTom Longboat
4th June, Canadian
Athletics competitor

Jozef TisoJozef Tiso
13th October, Slovak
Politician
Frederick FleetFrederick Fleet
15th October, British
Sailor

Hans OsterHans Oster
9th August, German
Military personnel
Kurt SchwittersKurt Schwitters
20th June, German
Painter, Artist, Sculptor, Graphic designer,

Arthur PercivalArthur Percival
26th December, Malaysian, British
Military personnel

Avery BrundageAvery Brundage
28th September, American
Art collector, Basketball player, Athletics
Prince Naruhiko HigashikuniPrince Naruhiko Higashikuni
3rd December, Japanese
Politician, Military personnel

Floyd CollinsFloyd Collins
20th July, American
Explorer
Marianne MooreMarianne Moore
15th November, American
Poet, Writer

Lothar RendulicLothar Rendulic
23rd October, German
military personnel

George PólyaGeorge Pólya
13th December, American
Mathematician
Masaharu HommaMasaharu Homma
27th November, Japanese
Military personnel

George AbbottGeorge Abbott
25th June, American
Actor, Film director, Playwright, Screenwriter,
Nikolai VavilovNikolai Vavilov
13th November, Russian
botanist, biologist, explorer, geneticist,

Korechika AnamiKorechika Anami
21st February, Japanese
Officer

Theodore Roosevelt, Jr.Theodore Roosevelt, Jr.
13th September, American
 

Alexander VandegriftAlexander Vandegrift
13th March, American
Officer
Mitsuru UshijimaMitsuru Ushijima
31st July, Japanese
Military personnel
Pio of PietrelcinaPio of Pietrelcina
25th May, Italian
 

Marc MitscherMarc Mitscher
26th January, American
Officer

Eubie BlakeEubie Blake
7th February, American
American composer

Leonard BloomfieldLeonard Bloomfield
1st April, American
linguist
Emilio MolaEmilio Mola
9th June, Spanish
military personnel

Vincent MasseyVincent Massey
20th February, Canadian
Diplomat

Ernest HolmesErnest Holmes
21st January, American
Philosopher, Writer

Robinson JeffersRobinson Jeffers
10th January, American
Poet, Writer

Heinrich von VietinghoffHeinrich von Vietinghoff
6th December, German
Military personnel
Joel TeitelbaumJoel Teitelbaum
13th January, Romanian
Philosopher, Rabbi

August MackeAugust Macke
3rd January, German
Painter
Maria MartinezMaria Martinez
30th November, American
potter

Blaise CendrarsBlaise Cendrars
1st September, Swiss, French
War correspondent, Journalist, Poet, Writer,

Antonio MorenoAntonio Moreno
26th September, Spanish, American
Actor, Film director, Film actor
Alvin C. YorkAlvin C. York
30th November
Warrior, Military Leader

Mamoru ShigemitsuMamoru Shigemitsu
29th July, Japanese
Politician, Diplomat
Bernard LeachBernard Leach
5th January, British
Ceramist

Erich MendelsohnErich Mendelsohn
21st March, German, British
Architect

Kurt SchneiderKurt Schneider
7th January, German
Military physician, Psychologist, Psychiatrist,

Charles BeckerCharles Becker
24th November, German
actor
Georg TraklGeorg Trakl
3rd February, Austrian
Poet, Writer

Earnest HootonEarnest Hooton
20th November, American
Anthropologist, Archaeologist, Prehistorian,
Hermann RauschningHermann Rauschning
7th August, German, American
Politician, Writer

Tetsu KatayamaTetsu Katayama
28th July, Japanese
Prime Minister,politician
Saint-John PerseSaint-John Perse
31st May, French, Guadeloupean
Poet, Writer, Diplomat

Alexander ArchipenkoAlexander Archipenko
30th May, American
Sculptor, Painter, Artist
Andrew McNaughtonAndrew McNaughton
25th February, Canadian
Diplomat, Military personnel