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
60
Listed In: Mathematicians
Famous As: Mathematician
Birthdate: 22nd December
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Erode
Died: April 26, 1920

 2 Georgia O'Keeffe

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

 3 Jim Thorpe

Jim Thorpe
7
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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 4 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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 5 Erwin Schrödinger

Erwin Schrödinger
6
Listed In: Physicists
Famous As: Physicist
Birthdate: 12th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Erdberg, Vienna, Austria
Died: January 4, 1961

 6 Shoeless Joe Jackson

Shoeless Joe Jackson
4
Listed In: Baseball Players
Famous As: Baseball Player
Birthdate: 16th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Pickens County, South Carolina, United States
Died: December 5, 1951
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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 Conrad Hilton

Conrad Hilton
5
Listed In: Hoteliers
Famous As: Founder of the Hilton Hotels
Birthdate: 25th December
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: San Antonio, New Mexico, United States
Died: January 3, 1979
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 9 Le Corbusier

Le Corbusier
7
Listed In: Artists
Famous As: Architect
Birthdate: 6th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: La Chaux-de-Fonds, Switzerland
Died: August 27, 1965

 10 William Frawley

William Frawley
4
Listed In: Actors
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: 26th February
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Burlington, Iowa
Died: March 3, 1966
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 11 Alvin York

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

 12 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
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 13 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

 14 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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 15 Bernard Montgomery, 1st Viscount Montgomery of Alamein

Bernard Montgomery, 1st Viscount Montgomery of Alamein
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Listed In: Military Leaders
Famous As: Army Officer
Birthdate: 17th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: London
Died: March 24, 1976

 16 Charles I of Austria

Charles I of Austria
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Listed In: Emperors & Kings
Famous As: Emperor of Austria (1916-18)
Birthdate: 17th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Persenbeug-Gottsdorf, Austria
Died: April 1, 1922
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 17 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

 18 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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 19 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

 20 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
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 21 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

 22 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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 23 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

 24 Felix Yusupov

Felix Yusupov
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Listed In: Murderers
Famous As: Assassin of Grigori Rasputin
Birthdate: 23rd March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: September 27, 1967
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 25 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

 26 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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 27 Jamini Roy

Jamini Roy
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Listed In: Artists
Famous As: Indian painter
Birthdate: 11th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Bankura, West Bengal, India
Died: April 24, 1972

 28 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
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 29 Barnes Wallis

Barnes Wallis
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Listed In: Inventors
Famous As: Scientist
Birthdate: 26th September
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Ripley, Derbyshire, England
Died: October 30, 1979

 30 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

 31 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

 32 Aldo Leopold

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

 33 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

 34 Juan Gris

Juan Gris
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Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: 23rd March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Madrid, Spain
Died: May 11, 1927

 35 Alf Landon

Alf Landon
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Famous As: Governor of Kansas
Birthdate: 9th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Pennsylvania
Died: October 12, 1987

 36 Nadia Boulanger

Nadia Boulanger
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Music Teacher
Birthdate: 16th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: October 22, 1979

 37 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

 38 Heitor Villa-Lobos

Heitor Villa-Lobos
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: One of the Foremost Latin American Composers of the 20th Century
Birthdate: 5th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Died: November 17, 1959

 39 Floyd Collins

Floyd Collins
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Explorer
Birthdate: 20th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Kentucky
Died: February 13, 1925

 40 Grover Cleveland Alexander

Grover Cleveland Alexander
1
Listed In: Baseball Players
Famous As: Baseball Player
Birthdate: 26th February
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Elba, Nebraska, United States
Died: November 4, 1950

 41 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

 42 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

 43 Jack Phillips

Jack Phillips
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Listed In: Sailors
Famous As: Wireless telegraphist
Birthdate: 11th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Farncombe, Surrey, England
Died: April 15, 1912

 44 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

 45 James Finlayson

James Finlayson
0
Listed In: Actors
Famous As: actor, comedian, stage actor
Birthdate: 27th August
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Falkirk
Died: October 9, 1953

 46 Homma Masaharu

Homma Masaharu
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Listed In: Military Leaders
Famous As: Japanese general
Birthdate: 27th November
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Sado, Japan
Died: April 3, 1946

 47 Alexander Vandegrift

Alexander Vandegrift
1
Listed In: Military Leaders
Famous As: General
Birthdate: 13th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Charlottesville, Virginia, United States
Died: May 8, 1973

 48 Joseph Philippe Lemercier Laroche

Joseph Philippe Lemercier Laroche
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Famous As: Engineer
Birthdate: 26th May
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Cap-Haïtien, Haiti
Died: April 15, 1912

 49 Ernst Hanfstaengl

Ernst Hanfstaengl
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Famous As: Former German-American businessman and close friend of Adolf Hitler
Birthdate: 2nd February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Munich, Germany
Died: November 6, 1975

 50 Marc Mitscher

Marc Mitscher
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Listed In: Military Leaders
Famous As: Admiral of the navy
Birthdate: 26th January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Hillsboro, Wisconsin, United States
Died: February 3, 1947