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.

This ranking is based on an algorithm that combines various factors, including the votes of our users and search trends on the internet.

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 1 Srinivasa Ramanujan

Srinivasa Ramanujan
30
Listed In: Mathematicians
Famous As: Mathematician
Birthdate: 22nd December
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Erode
Died: April 26, 1920

 2 Chiang Kai-shek

Chiang Kai-shek
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: President of the Republic of China
Birthdate: 31st October
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Xikou
Died: April 5, 1975
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 3 Shoeless Joe Jackson

Shoeless Joe Jackson
2
Listed In: Baseball Players
Famous As: Baseball Player
Birthdate: 16th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Pickens County, South Carolina
Died: December 5, 1951

 4 Jim Thorpe

Jim Thorpe
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Athlete
Birthdate: 28th May
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Lincoln County, Oklahoma, United States
Died: March 28, 1953
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 5 Pio of Pietrelcina

Pio of Pietrelcina
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Listed In: Priests
Birthdate: 25th May
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Pietrelcina
Died: September 23, 1968

 6 Conrad Hilton

Conrad Hilton
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Listed In: Hoteliers
Famous As: American Hotelier and Businessman
Birthdate: 25th December
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: San Antonio, New Mexico Territory, United States of America
Died: January 3, 1979
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 7 Boris Karloff

Boris Karloff
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Listed In: Actors
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: 23rd November
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Camberwell
Died: February 2, 1969
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 8 Marcus Garvey

Marcus Garvey
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Famous As: Political leader
Birthdate: 17th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: June 10, 1940
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 9 Georgia O'Keeffe

Georgia O'Keeffe
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Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: 15th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Sun Prairie, Wisconsin, United States
Died: March 6, 1986

 10 Ernst Röhm

Ernst Röhm
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Listed In: War Criminals
Famous As: Nazi War Criminal
Birthdate: 28th November
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Munich, Germany
Died: July 1, 1934
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 11 Charles I of Austria

Charles I of Austria
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Listed In: Emperors & Kings
Famous As: Last ruler of Austro-Hungarian Empire
Birthdate: 17th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Persenbeug-Gottsdorf
Died: April 1, 1922

 12 Roscoe Arbuckle

Roscoe Arbuckle
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: 24th March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Smith Center, Kansas, United States
Died: June 29, 1933
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 13 Erwin Schrödinger

Erwin Schrödinger
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Listed In: Physicists
Famous As: Physicist
Birthdate: 12th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Vienna
Died: January 4, 1961

 14 Bernard Montgomery, 1st Viscount Montgomery of Alamein

Bernard Montgomery, 1st Viscount Montgomery of Alamein
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Allied Commander in World War II
Birthdate: 17th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Kennington
Died: March 24, 1976
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 15 Le Corbusier

Le Corbusier
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Listed In: Artists
Famous As: Architect
Birthdate: 6th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: La Chaux-de-Fonds, Switzerland
Died: August 27, 1965

 16 Theodore Roosevelt Jr.

Theodore Roosevelt Jr.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Military Leader
Birthdate: 13th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Oyster Bay, Long Island, New York, USA
Died: July 12, 1944
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 17 William Frawley

William Frawley
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Listed In: Actors
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: 26th February
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Burlington, Iowa
Died: March 3, 1966

 18 Vidkun Quisling

Vidkun Quisling
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: World war II Norwegian Politician & Military Officer
Birthdate: 18th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Fyresdal
Died: October 24, 1945
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 19 Marcel Duchamp

Marcel Duchamp
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Famous As: Artist
Birthdate: 28th July
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Blainville-Crevon, France
Died: October 2, 1968

 20 Erich von Manstein

Erich von Manstein
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Listed In: Military Leaders
Famous As: Military Leader
Birthdate: 24th November
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
Died: June 9, 1973
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 21 Alvin York

Alvin York
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Listed In: Soldiers
Famous As: Soldier
Birthdate: 13th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Fentress County, Tennessee, United States
Died: September 2, 1964

 22 Marc Chagall

Marc Chagall
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Listed In: Artists
Famous As: Artist
Birthdate: 6th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Lizona, Belarus
Died: March 28, 1985
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 23 Joe Masseria

Joe Masseria
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Listed In: Gangsters
Famous As: Mafia Boss
Birthdate: 17th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Sicily
Died: April 15, 1931

 24 Marjorie Merriweather Post

Marjorie Merriweather Post
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Socialite
Birthdate: 15th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Springfield, Illinois, United States
Died: September 12, 1973
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 25 Wilhelm Canaris

Wilhelm Canaris
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Listed In: Military Leaders
Famous As: Admiral
Birthdate: 1st January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Aplerbeck
Died: April 9, 1945

 26 Victoria Eugenie of Battenberg

Victoria Eugenie of Battenberg
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Famous As: Queen
Birthdate: 24th October
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Balmoral Castle, Scotland
Died: April 15, 1969
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 27 Chico Marx

Chico Marx
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Famous As: American comedian
Birthdate: 22nd March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: New York City, New York
Died: October 11, 1961

 28 Violet Jessop

Violet Jessop
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Listed In: Nurses
Famous As: Nurse
Birthdate: 2nd October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Bahía Blanca, Argentina
Died: May 5, 1971
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 29 Felix Yusupov

Felix Yusupov
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Listed In: Noblemen
Famous As: Nobleman
Birthdate: 23rd March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Yusupov Palace, Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: September 27, 1967

 30 Lutz Graf Schwerin von Krosigk

Lutz Graf Schwerin von Krosigk
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician, Jurist, Diplomat, Economist
Birthdate: 22nd August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Rathmannsdorf
Died: April 3, 1977

 31 Govind Ballabh Pant

Govind Ballabh Pant
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Famous As: Freedom Fighter
Birthdate: 10th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Almora,India
Died: March 7, 1961

 32 Chuichi Nagumo

Chuichi Nagumo
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Listed In: Military Leaders
Famous As: Admiral
Birthdate: 25th March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Yonezawa, Yamagata Prefecture
Died: July 6, 1944

 33 M. N. Roy

M. N. Roy
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Indian Revolutionary
Birthdate: 22nd March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Changripota, 24 Parganas, Bengal Presidency, British India (present-day West Bengal, India)
Died: January 25, 1954

 34 Rupert Brooke

Rupert Brooke
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Listed In: Poets
Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: 3rd August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Rugby
Died: April 23, 1915

 35 John Reed

John Reed
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Famous As: Journalist, Poet
Birthdate: 22nd October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Portland, Oregon, United States
Died: October 17, 1920

 36 Walter Johnson

Walter Johnson
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Baseball player
Birthdate: 6th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Humboldt, Kansas, United States
Died: December 10, 1946

 37 Arthur Rubinstein

Arthur Rubinstein
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Pianist
Birthdate: 28th January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Łódź, Poland
Died: December 20, 1982

 38 L. S. Lowry

L. S. Lowry
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Listed In: Artists
Famous As: Artist
Birthdate: 1st November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Stretford, Lancashire, England
Died: February 23, 1976

 39 Florence Price

Florence Price
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Composer
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Little Rock, Arkansas, United States
Died: 1953 AD

 40 Ernest Augustus, Duke of Brunswick

Ernest Augustus, Duke of Brunswick
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Duke
Birthdate: 17th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Penzing, Vienna, Austria
Died: January 30, 1953

 41 Henry Moseley

Henry Moseley
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Physicist
Birthdate: 23rd November
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Weymouth, Dorset, England
Died: August 10, 1915

 42 Avery Brundage

Avery Brundage
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Sports Administrator
Birthdate: 28th September
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States
Died: May 8, 1975

 43 Aldo Leopold

Aldo Leopold
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Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: 11th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Burlington
Died: April 21, 1948

 44 B. N. Rau

B. N. Rau
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Famous As: Civil servant
Birthdate: 26th February
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Mangalore, Karnataka , India
Died: November 30, 1953

 45 Frederick Fleet

Frederick Fleet
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Listed In: Sailors
Famous As: Sailor
Birthdate: 15th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Liverpool
Died: January 10, 1965

 46 Arthur Percival

Arthur Percival
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Listed In: Soldiers
Famous As: Military personnel
Birthdate: 26th December
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Aspenden
Died: January 31, 1966

 47 Jozef Tiso

Jozef Tiso
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: 13th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Bytča
Died: April 18, 1947

 48 Swami Sivananda

Swami Sivananda
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Spiritual & Yoga Teacher
Birthdate: 8th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Pattamadai, Tamil Nadu, India
Died: July 14, 1963

 49 Hans Oster

Hans Oster
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Listed In: Military Leaders
Famous As: Military personnel
Birthdate: 9th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Dresden, Germany
Died: April 9, 1945

 50 Julian Huxley

Julian Huxley
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Biologist
Birthdate: 22nd June
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: London, England
Died: February 14, 1975