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

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

Alvin YorkAlvin York
13th December, American
Soldier

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

Erwin SchrödingerErwin Schrödinger
12th August, Austrian
Physicist
Conrad HiltonConrad Hilton
25th December, American
American Hotelier and Businessman

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

Ernst RöhmErnst Röhm
28th November, German
Nazi War Criminal
Boris KarloffBoris Karloff
23rd November, British
Actor

Charles I of AustriaCharles I of Austria
17th August, Hungarian
Last ruler of Austro-Hungarian Empire
Le CorbusierLe Corbusier
6th October, Swiss, French
Architect

William FrawleyWilliam Frawley
26th February, American
Actor

Marcel DuchampMarcel Duchamp
28th July, French, American
Artist

Marjorie Merriweather PostMarjorie Merriweather Post
15th March, American
Socialite

Erich von MansteinErich von Manstein
24th November, German
Military Leader
L. S. LowryL. S. Lowry
1st November, British
Artist

Marc ChagallMarc Chagall
6th July, Belarusian, French, Russian
Artist

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

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

Wilhelm CanarisWilhelm Canaris
1st January, German
Admiral
Felix YusupovFelix Yusupov
23rd March, Russian
Nobleman

Rupert BrookeRupert Brooke
3rd August, British
Poet

M. N. RoyM. N. Roy
22nd March, Indian
Indian Revolutionary
Alf LandonAlf Landon
9th September, American
Governor of Kansas

Barnes WallisBarnes Wallis
26th September, British
Inventor of Bouncing Bomb
Aldo LeopoldAldo Leopold
11th January, American
 

Nadia BoulangerNadia Boulanger
16th September, French
Musician

Bernard Montgomery, 1st Viscount Montgomery of AlameinBernard Montgomery, 1st Viscount Montgomery of Alamein
17th November, British
Allied Commander in World War II
Henry MoseleyHenry Moseley
23rd November, British
Physicist

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Heitor Villa-LobosHeitor Villa-Lobos
5th March, Brazilian
Latin American Composer
Govind Ballabh PantGovind Ballabh Pant
10th September, Indian
Freedom Fighter

Jamini RoyJamini Roy
11th April, Indian
Indian painter

Juan GrisJuan Gris
23rd March, Spanish
Painter

Lynn Fontanne Lynn Fontanne
6th December, British, American
Actress
Alexander WoollcottAlexander Woollcott
19th January, American
American critic
Sigmund RombergSigmund Romberg
29th July, American
Composer

René CassinRené Cassin
5th October, French
French Jurist

Gustav Ludwig HertzGustav Ludwig Hertz
22nd July, German
Physicists

James B. Sumner James B. Sumner
19th November, American
Chemist
John ReedJohn Reed
22nd October, American
Journalist, Poet

Beulah Louise HenryBeulah Louise Henry
11th February, American
Lady Edison

Roscoe ArbuckleRoscoe Arbuckle
24th March, American
Actor

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

Nell CarterNell Carter
1st March, British
Actress
Arthur RubinsteinArthur Rubinstein
28th January, Polish, American
Pianist

Walter JohnsonWalter Johnson
6th November, American
Baseball player
Joel TeitelbaumJoel Teitelbaum
13th January, Romanian
Philosopher, Rabbi

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

Floyd CollinsFloyd Collins
20th July, American
Explorer
Avery BrundageAvery Brundage
28th September, American
Art collector, Basketball player, Athletics

Sukumar RaySukumar Ray
30th October, Indian
Photographer, Poet, Writer, Illustrator,
Grover Cleveland AlexanderGrover Cleveland Alexander
26th February, American
Baseball Player

Julian HuxleyJulian Huxley
22nd June, British
British director

Nikolai VavilovNikolai Vavilov
13th November, Russian
botanist, biologist, explorer, geneticist,

Frederick FleetFrederick Fleet
15th October, British
Sailor

Jozef TisoJozef Tiso
13th October, Slovak
Politician
Samuel Eliot MorisonSamuel Eliot Morison
9th July, American
Officer, Military historian, Historian, University

Hans OsterHans Oster
9th August, German
Military personnel

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

Alvin C. YorkAlvin C. York
30th November
Warrior, Military Leader
Ruth BenedictRuth Benedict
5th June, American
Anthropologist, Folklorist, University teacher,

Masaharu HommaMasaharu Homma
27th November, Japanese
Military personnel
Alexander VandegriftAlexander Vandegrift
13th March, American
General

Kurt SchwittersKurt Schwitters
20th June, German
Painter, Artist, Sculptor, Graphic designer,

Charles BeckerCharles Becker
24th November, German
actor
Mitsuru UshijimaMitsuru Ushijima
31st July, Japanese
Military personnel

Korechika AnamiKorechika Anami
21st February, Japanese
Officer
Eddie CollinsEddie Collins
2nd May, American
Baseball Player

Geoffrey FisherGeoffrey Fisher
5th May, British
Archbishop

B. N. RauB. N. Rau
26th February, Indian
Civil servant
Prince Naruhiko HigashikuniPrince Naruhiko Higashikuni
3rd December, Japanese
Politician, Military personnel

Emilio MolaEmilio Mola
9th June, Spanish
military personnel
Lothar RendulicLothar Rendulic
23rd October, German
military personnel

Eubie BlakeEubie Blake
7th February, American
American composer

George PólyaGeorge Pólya
13th December, American
Mathematician

George AbbottGeorge Abbott
25th June, American
Actor, Film director, Playwright, Screenwriter,
Marc MitscherMarc Mitscher
26th January, American
Admiral of the navy
Robinson JeffersRobinson Jeffers
10th January, American
Poet, Writer

Victor Hope, 2nd Marquess of LinlithgowVictor Hope, 2nd Marquess of Linlithgow
24th September, British
Governor-General of India

Marianne MooreMarianne Moore
15th November, American
Poet, Writer

Tom LongboatTom Longboat
4th June, Canadian
Athletics competitor
Vincent MasseyVincent Massey
20th February, Canadian
Diplomat

Sylvia BeachSylvia Beach
14th March, American
Bookseller

Heinrich von VietinghoffHeinrich von Vietinghoff
6th December, German
Military personnel

Wolfgang KöhlerWolfgang Köhler
21st January, Russian
Psychologist

Leonard BloomfieldLeonard Bloomfield
1st April, American
linguist
Bernard LeachBernard Leach
5th January, British
Ceramist

Ernest HolmesErnest Holmes
21st January, American
Philosopher, Writer
Maria MartinezMaria Martinez
30th November, American
Artist

August MackeAugust Macke
3rd January, German
Painter
Jacob L. DeversJacob L. Devers
8th September, American
General
Louis JouvetLouis Jouvet
24th December, French
Actor