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

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

Conrad HiltonConrad Hilton
25th December, American
American Hotelier and Businessman

Erwin SchrödingerErwin Schrödinger
12th August, Austrian
Physicist
Le CorbusierLe Corbusier
6th October, Swiss, French
Architect

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

Charles I of AustriaCharles I of Austria
17th August, Hungarian
Last ruler of Austro-Hungarian Empire

Ernst RöhmErnst Röhm
28th November, German
Nazi War Criminal
Marcel DuchampMarcel Duchamp
28th July, French, American
Artist

Boris KarloffBoris Karloff
23rd November, British
Actor
Marc ChagallMarc Chagall
6th July, Belarusian, French, Russian
Artist

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

Erich von MansteinErich von Manstein
24th November, German
Military Leader
William FrawleyWilliam Frawley
26th February, American
Actor

Felix YusupovFelix Yusupov
23rd March, Russian
Nobleman
L. S. LowryL. S. Lowry
1st November, British
Artist

Joe MasseriaJoe Masseria
17th January, Italian, American
Mafia Boss

Chico MarxChico Marx
22nd March, American
American comedian
Wilhelm CanarisWilhelm Canaris
1st January, German
Admiral

Henry MoseleyHenry Moseley
23rd November, British
Physicist
Rupert BrookeRupert Brooke
3rd August, British
Poet

Marjorie Merriweather PostMarjorie Merriweather Post
15th March, American
Socialite

Aldo LeopoldAldo Leopold
11th January, American
 

Barnes WallisBarnes Wallis
26th September, British
Inventor of Bouncing Bomb
Govind Ballabh PantGovind Ballabh Pant
10th September, Indian
Freedom Fighter
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

Juan GrisJuan Gris
23rd March, Spanish
Painter
Jamini RoyJamini Roy
11th April, Indian
Indian painter

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

Gustav Ludwig HertzGustav Ludwig Hertz
22nd July, German
Physicists

René CassinRené Cassin
5th October, French
French Jurist

Alexander WoollcottAlexander Woollcott
19th January, American
American critic
Lynn Fontanne Lynn Fontanne
6th December, British, American
Actress

James B. Sumner James B. Sumner
19th November, American
Chemist
Sigmund RombergSigmund Romberg
29th July, American
Composer

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

John ReedJohn Reed
22nd October, American
Journalist, Poet
Roscoe ArbuckleRoscoe Arbuckle
24th March, American
Actor

Alvin YorkAlvin York
13th December, American
Soldier
Theodore Roosevelt Jr.Theodore Roosevelt Jr.
13th September, American
Military Leader

Nell CarterNell Carter
1st March, British
Actress

Walter JohnsonWalter Johnson
6th November, American
Baseball player

Arthur RubinsteinArthur Rubinstein
28th January, American
Classical pianist

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

Samuel Eliot MorisonSamuel Eliot Morison
9th July, American
Officer, Military historian, Historian, University

Julian HuxleyJulian Huxley
22nd June, British
British director
Ruth BenedictRuth Benedict
5th June, American
Anthropologist, Folklorist, University teacher,

Tom LongboatTom Longboat
4th June, Canadian
Athletics competitor
Frederick FleetFrederick Fleet
15th October, British
Sailor

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

Jozef TisoJozef Tiso
13th October, Slovak
Politician
Kurt SchwittersKurt Schwitters
20th June, German
Painter, Artist, Sculptor, Graphic designer,

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

Avery BrundageAvery Brundage
28th September, American
Art collector, Basketball player, Athletics

Grover Cleveland AlexanderGrover Cleveland Alexander
26th February, American
Baseball Player
Floyd CollinsFloyd Collins
20th July, American
Explorer

Alexander VandegriftAlexander Vandegrift
13th March, American
Officer
B. N. RauB. N. Rau
26th February, Indian
Civil servant

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

Marianne MooreMarianne Moore
15th November, American
Poet, Writer

George AbbottGeorge Abbott
25th June, American
Actor, Film director, Playwright, Screenwriter,
Nikolai VavilovNikolai Vavilov
13th November, Russian
botanist, biologist, explorer, geneticist,
Lothar RendulicLothar Rendulic
23rd October, German
military personnel

George PólyaGeorge Pólya
13th December, American
Mathematician

Vincent MasseyVincent Massey
20th February, Canadian
Diplomat

Korechika AnamiKorechika Anami
21st February, Japanese
Officer
Wolfgang KöhlerWolfgang Köhler
21st January, Russian
Psychologist

Mitsuru UshijimaMitsuru Ushijima
31st July, Japanese
Military personnel

Eddie CollinsEddie Collins
2nd May, American
Baseball Player

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

Marc MitscherMarc Mitscher
26th January, American
Officer
Eubie BlakeEubie Blake
7th February, American
American composer

Leonard BloomfieldLeonard Bloomfield
1st April, American
linguist
Robinson JeffersRobinson Jeffers
10th January, American
Poet, Writer

Erich MendelsohnErich Mendelsohn
21st March, German, British
Architect

Emilio MolaEmilio Mola
9th June, Spanish
military personnel
Ernest HolmesErnest Holmes
21st January, American
Philosopher, Writer

Sylvia BeachSylvia Beach
14th March, American
Bookseller
August MackeAugust Macke
3rd January, German
Painter

Maria MartinezMaria Martinez
30th November, American
Artist

Louis Leon ThurstoneLouis Leon Thurstone
29th May, American
Psychologist

Pio of PietrelcinaPio of Pietrelcina
25th May, Italian
 
Heinrich von VietinghoffHeinrich von Vietinghoff
6th December, German
Military personnel

Kurt SchneiderKurt Schneider
7th January, German
Military physician, Psychologist, Psychiatrist,
Joel TeitelbaumJoel Teitelbaum
13th January, Romanian
Philosopher, Rabbi

Jacob L. DeversJacob L. Devers
8th September, American
General
Blaise CendrarsBlaise Cendrars
1st September, Swiss, French
War correspondent, Journalist, Poet, Writer,

Antonio MorenoAntonio Moreno
26th September, Spanish, American
Actor, Film director, Film actor
Alvin C. YorkAlvin C. York
30th November
Warrior, Military Leader