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

Shoeless Joe JacksonShoeless Joe Jackson
16th July, American
Baseball Player
Erwin SchrödingerErwin Schrödinger
12th August, Austrian
Physicist

Le CorbusierLe Corbusier
6th October, Swiss, French
Architect

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

Marc ChagallMarc Chagall
6th July, Belarusian, French, Russian
Artist
William FrawleyWilliam Frawley
26th February, American
Actor

Felix YusupovFelix Yusupov
23rd March, Russian
Nobleman

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
Rupert BrookeRupert Brooke
3rd August, British
Poet

Govind Ballabh PantGovind Ballabh Pant
10th September, Indian
Freedom Fighter

Aldo LeopoldAldo Leopold
11th January, American
 
Henry MoseleyHenry Moseley
23rd November, British
Physicist

Bernard Montgomery, 1st Viscount Montgomery of AlameinBernard Montgomery, 1st Viscount Montgomery of Alamein
17th November, British
Allied Commander in World War II
Nadia BoulangerNadia Boulanger
16th September, French
Musician

Alf LandonAlf Landon
9th September, American
Governor of Kansas

Barnes WallisBarnes Wallis
26th September, British
Inventor of Bouncing Bomb

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

Sigmund RombergSigmund Romberg
29th July, American
Composer

Lynn Fontanne Lynn Fontanne
6th December, British, American
Actress

Alexander WoollcottAlexander Woollcott
19th January, American
American critic
René CassinRené Cassin
5th October, French
French Jurist

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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
Ernst RöhmErnst Röhm
28th November, German
Military officer

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

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
Masaharu HommaMasaharu Homma
27th November, Japanese
Military personnel

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

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

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

Frederick FleetFrederick Fleet
15th October, British
Sailor
Samuel Eliot MorisonSamuel Eliot Morison
9th July, American
Officer, Military historian, Historian, University

Julian HuxleyJulian Huxley
22nd June, British
British director

Tom LongboatTom Longboat
4th June, Canadian
Athletics competitor

Jozef TisoJozef Tiso
13th October, Slovak
Politician
Hans OsterHans Oster
9th August, German
Military personnel

Ruth BenedictRuth Benedict
5th June, American
Anthropologist, Folklorist, University teacher,
Arthur PercivalArthur Percival
26th December, Malaysian, British
Military personnel

August MackeAugust Macke
3rd January, German
Painter

Kurt SchwittersKurt Schwitters
20th June, German
Painter, Artist, Sculptor, Graphic designer,
Sukumar RaySukumar Ray
30th October, Indian
Photographer, Poet, Writer, Illustrator,

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

Alexander VandegriftAlexander Vandegrift
13th March, American
Officer
Nikolai VavilovNikolai Vavilov
13th November, Russian
botanist, biologist, explorer, geneticist,

George AbbottGeorge Abbott
25th June, American
Actor, Film director, Playwright, Screenwriter,
George PólyaGeorge Pólya
13th December, American
Mathematician

Korechika AnamiKorechika Anami
21st February, Japanese
Officer

Mitsuru UshijimaMitsuru Ushijima
31st July, Japanese
Military personnel

Lothar RendulicLothar Rendulic
23rd October, German
military personnel
Marianne MooreMarianne Moore
15th November, American
Poet, Writer
Marc MitscherMarc Mitscher
26th January, American
Officer

Robinson JeffersRobinson Jeffers
10th January, American
Poet, Writer

Eubie BlakeEubie Blake
7th February, American
American composer

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

Maria MartinezMaria Martinez
30th November, American
potter

Vincent MasseyVincent Massey
20th February, Canadian
Diplomat

Ernest HolmesErnest Holmes
21st January, American
Philosopher, Writer

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

Pio of PietrelcinaPio of Pietrelcina
25th May, Italian
 
Kurt SchneiderKurt Schneider
7th January, German
Military physician, Psychologist, Psychiatrist,

Erich MendelsohnErich Mendelsohn
21st March, German, British
Architect

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

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

Charles BeckerCharles Becker
24th November, German
actor

Georg TraklGeorg Trakl
3rd February, Austrian
Poet, Writer
Alexander ArchipenkoAlexander Archipenko
30th May, American
Sculptor, Painter, Artist

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

Andrew McNaughtonAndrew McNaughton
25th February, Canadian
Diplomat, Military personnel
Charles Galton DarwinCharles Galton Darwin
18th December, British
Physicist, University teacher