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

Ernst RöhmErnst Röhm
28th November, German
Nazi War Criminal

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

Boris KarloffBoris Karloff
23rd November, British
Actor

Georgia O'KeeffeGeorgia O'Keeffe
15th November, American
Artist
Marjorie Merriweather PostMarjorie Merriweather Post
15th March, American
Socialite

Erwin SchrödingerErwin Schrödinger
12th August, Austrian
Physicist

Conrad HiltonConrad Hilton
25th December, American
American Hotelier and Businessman
Charles I of AustriaCharles I of Austria
17th August, Hungarian
Last ruler of Austro-Hungarian Empire

Alvin YorkAlvin York
13th December, American
Soldier
Le CorbusierLe Corbusier
6th October, Swiss, French
Architect

William FrawleyWilliam Frawley
26th February, American
Actor

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

Marcel DuchampMarcel Duchamp
28th July, French, American
Artist

Erich von MansteinErich von Manstein
24th November, German
Military Leader
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

L. S. LowryL. S. Lowry
1st November, British
Artist
Alf LandonAlf Landon
9th September, American
Governor of Kansas

Felix YusupovFelix Yusupov
23rd March, Russian
Nobleman

John ReedJohn Reed
22nd October, American
Journalist, Poet
Barnes WallisBarnes Wallis
26th September, British
Inventor of Bouncing Bomb

Rupert BrookeRupert Brooke
3rd August, British
Poet
M. N. RoyM. N. Roy
22nd March, Indian
Indian Revolutionary

Henry MoseleyHenry Moseley
23rd November, British
Physicist

Aldo LeopoldAldo Leopold
11th January, American
 
Nadia BoulangerNadia Boulanger
16th September, French
Musician

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Govind Ballabh PantGovind Ballabh Pant
10th September, Indian
Freedom Fighter
Jamini RoyJamini Roy
11th April, Indian
Indian painter

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

Juan GrisJuan Gris
23rd March, Spanish
Painter

Alexander WoollcottAlexander Woollcott
19th January, American
American critic
Lynn Fontanne Lynn Fontanne
6th December, British, American
Actress
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
Beulah Louise HenryBeulah Louise Henry
11th February, American
Lady Edison

Bernard Montgomery, 1st Viscount Montgomery of AlameinBernard Montgomery, 1st Viscount Montgomery of Alamein
17th November, British
Allied Commander in World War II

Alvin C. YorkAlvin C. York
30th November
Warrior, Military Leader

Roscoe ArbuckleRoscoe Arbuckle
24th March, American
Actor

Pio of PietrelcinaPio of Pietrelcina
25th May, Italian
 
Theodore Roosevelt Jr.Theodore Roosevelt Jr.
13th September, American
Military Leader

Victoria Eugenie of BattenbergVictoria Eugenie of Battenberg
24th October, British
Queen
Violet JessopViolet Jessop
2nd October, Argentinian
Nurse

Chuichi NagumoChuichi Nagumo
25th March, American
Admiral

Arthur RubinsteinArthur Rubinstein
28th January, Polish, American
Pianist
Lutz Graf Schwerin von KrosigkLutz Graf Schwerin von Krosigk
22nd August, German
Politician, Jurist, Diplomat, Economist

Sukumar RaySukumar Ray
30th October, Indian
Photographer, Poet, Writer, Illustrator,
Walter JohnsonWalter Johnson
6th November, American
Baseball player

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

Frederick FleetFrederick Fleet
15th October, British
Sailor

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

Julian HuxleyJulian Huxley
22nd June, British
Biologist
Jozef TisoJozef Tiso
13th October, Slovak
Politician

Swami SivanandaSwami Sivananda
8th September, Indian
Spiritual & Yoga Teacher

Florence PriceFlorence Price
30th November, American
Composer

Geoffrey FisherGeoffrey Fisher
5th May, British
Archbishop
Homma MasaharuHomma Masaharu
27th November, Japanese
Japanese general

Masaharu HommaMasaharu Homma
27th November, Japanese
Military personnel
Hans OsterHans Oster
9th August, German
Military personnel

Jack PhillipsJack Phillips
11th April, British
radiotelegraphist

Floyd CollinsFloyd Collins
20th July, American
Explorer
James FinlaysonJames Finlayson
27th August, Scottish
actor, comedian, stage actor

Ruth BenedictRuth Benedict
5th June, American
Anthropologist, Folklorist, University teacher,
Kurt SchwittersKurt Schwitters
20th June, German
Painter, Artist, Sculptor, Graphic designer,

Tom LongboatTom Longboat
4th June, Canadian
Athletics competitor

Hastings Lionel Ismay, Baron IsmayHastings Lionel Ismay, Baron Ismay
21st June, Indian, British
Military Officer
Joel TeitelbaumJoel Teitelbaum
13th January, Romanian
Philosopher, Rabbi

B. N. RauB. N. Rau
26th February, Indian
Civil servant
Grover Cleveland AlexanderGrover Cleveland Alexander
26th February, American
Baseball Player

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

Korechika AnamiKorechika Anami
21st February, Japanese
Officer

Alexander VandegriftAlexander Vandegrift
13th March, American
General
Emilio MolaEmilio Mola
9th June, Spanish
military personnel
Avery BrundageAvery Brundage
28th September, American
Art collector, Basketball player, Athletics

George PólyaGeorge Pólya
13th December, American
Mathematician

Prince Naruhiko HigashikuniPrince Naruhiko Higashikuni
3rd December, Japanese
Politician, Military personnel

Eubie BlakeEubie Blake
7th February, American
American composer
Courtney Hicks HodgesCourtney Hicks Hodges
5th January, American
General

Vincent MasseyVincent Massey
20th February, Canadian
Diplomat

Lothar RendulicLothar Rendulic
23rd October, German
military personnel

Mitsuru UshijimaMitsuru Ushijima
31st July, Japanese
Military personnel

Wolfgang KöhlerWolfgang Köhler
21st January, Russian
Psychologist
Sylvia BeachSylvia Beach
14th March, American
Bookseller

Marianne MooreMarianne Moore
15th November, American
Poet, Writer
Marc MitscherMarc Mitscher
26th January, American
Admiral of the navy

Robinson JeffersRobinson Jeffers
10th January, American
Poet, Writer
George AbbottGeorge Abbott
25th June, American
Actor, Film director, Playwright, Screenwriter,
Maria MartinezMaria Martinez
30th November, American
Artist