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
(Mathematician)

22nd December

Indian

Chiang Kai-shekChiang Kai-shek
(President of the Republic of China)

31st October

Chinese

Marcus Mosiah Garvey JrMarcus Garvey
(Political leader)

17th August

Jamaican

Georgia O'KeeffeGeorgia O'Keeffe
(Artist)

15th November

American

Charles I of AustriaCharles I of Austria
(Last ruler of Austro-Hungarian Empire)

17th August

Hungarian

Erwin SchrödingerErwin Schrödinger
(Physicist)

12th August

Austrian

Conrad HiltonConrad Hilton
(American Hotelier and Businessman)

25th December

American

Le CorbusierLe Corbusier
(Architect)

6th October

Swiss,French

Shoeless Joe JacksonShoeless Joe Jackson
(Baseball Player)

16th July

American

William FrawleyWilliam Frawley
(Actor)

26th February

American

Marcel DuchampMarcel Duchamp
(Artist)

28th July

French,American

Boris KarloffBoris Karloff
(Actor)

23rd November

British

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Vidkun QuislingVidkun Quisling
(World war II Norwegian Politician & Military Officer)

18th July

Norwegian

Marc ChagallMarc Chagall
(Artist)

6th July

Belarusian,French,Russian

Joe MasseriaJoe Masseria
(Mafia Boss)

17th January

Italian,American

Chico MarxChico Marx
(American comedian)

22nd March

American

Rupert BrookeRupert Brooke
(Poet)

3rd August

British

Aldo LeopoldAldo Leopold

11th January

American

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Alf LandonAlf Landon
(Governor of Kansas)

9th September

American

Govind Ballabh PantGovind Ballabh Pant
(Freedom Fighter)

10th September

Indian

Nadia BoulangerNadia Boulanger
(Musician)

16th September

French

Henry MoseleyHenry Moseley
(Physicist)

23rd November

British

Jamini RoyJamini Roy
(Indian painter)

11th April

Indian

Heitor Villa-LobosHeitor Villa-Lobos
(Latin American Composer)

5th March

Brazilian

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Juan GrisJuan Gris
(Painter)

23rd March

Spanish

Bernard Montgomery, 1st Viscount Montgomery of AlameinBernard Montgomery, 1st Viscount Montgomery of Alamein
(Allied Commander in World War II)

17th November

British

Barnes WallisBarnes Wallis
(Inventor of Bouncing Bomb)

26th September

British

René CassinRené Cassin
(French Jurist)

5th October

French

Lynn Fontanne Lynn Fontanne
(Actress)

6th December

British,American

Alexander WoollcottAlexander Woollcott
(American critic)

19th January

American

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Sigmund RombergSigmund Romberg
(Composer)

29th July

American

Beulah Louise HenryBeulah Louise Henry
(Lady Edison)

11th February

American

Gustav Ludwig HertzGustav Ludwig Hertz
(Physicists)

22nd July

German

James B. Sumner James B. Sumner
(Chemist)

19th November

American

John ReedJohn Reed
(Journalist, Poet)

22nd October

American

Ernst RöhmErnst Röhm
(Military officer)

28th November

German

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Erich von MansteinErich von Manstein
(Officer)

24th November

German

Wilhelm CanarisWilhelm Canaris
(Intelligence officer, Submariner, Navy officer)

1st January

German

L. S. LowryL. S. Lowry
(Painter)

1st November

British

Arthur RubinsteinArthur Rubinstein
(Classical pianist)

28th January

American

Marjorie Merriweather PostMarjorie Merriweather Post
(Socialite)

15th March

American

Masaharu HommaMasaharu Homma
(Military personnel)

27th November

Japanese

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M. N. RoyM. N. Roy
(Politician, Philosopher)

21st March

Indian

Lutz Graf Schwerin von KrosigkLutz Graf Schwerin von Krosigk
(Politician, Jurist, Diplomat, Economist)

22nd August

German

Frederick FleetFrederick Fleet
(Sailor)

15th October

British

Jozef TisoJozef Tiso
(Politician)

13th October

Slovak

Tom LongboatTom Longboat
(Athletics competitor)

4th June

Canadian

Arthur PercivalArthur Percival
(Military personnel)

26th December

Malaysian,British

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Julian HuxleyJulian Huxley
(British director)

22nd June

British

Samuel Eliot MorisonSamuel Eliot Morison
(Officer, Military historian, Historian, University teacher, Professor, Author, Writer)

9th July

American

Hans OsterHans Oster
(Military personnel)

9th August

German

Kurt SchwittersKurt Schwitters
(Painter, Artist, Sculptor, Graphic designer, Writer)

20th June

German

Ruth BenedictRuth Benedict
(Anthropologist, Folklorist, University teacher, Poet, Sociologist, Biographer)

5th June

American

Floyd CollinsFloyd Collins
(Explorer)

20th July

American

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Eubie BlakeEubie Blake
(American composer)

7th February

American

Theodore Roosevelt, Jr.Theodore Roosevelt, Jr.

13th September

American

Avery BrundageAvery Brundage
(Art collector, Basketball player, Athletics competitor)

28th September

American

George PólyaGeorge Pólya
(Mathematician)

13th December

American

Korechika AnamiKorechika Anami
(Officer)

21st February

Japanese

Sukumar RaySukumar Ray
(Photographer, Poet, Writer, Illustrator, Playwright, Children's writer)

30th October

Indian

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Prince Naruhiko HigashikuniPrince Naruhiko Higashikuni
(Politician, Military personnel)

3rd December

Japanese

George AbbottGeorge Abbott
(Actor, Film director, Playwright, Screenwriter, Film producer, Writer, Autobiographer, Stage actor, Theatre director, Music director)

25th June

American

Alexander VandegriftAlexander Vandegrift
(Officer)

13th March

American

Mitsuru UshijimaMitsuru Ushijima
(Military personnel)

31st July

Japanese

Nikolai VavilovNikolai Vavilov
(botanist, biologist, explorer, geneticist, geographer)

13th November

Russian

Maria MartinezMaria Martinez
(potter)

30th November

American

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Lothar RendulicLothar Rendulic
(military personnel)

23rd October

German

Marianne MooreMarianne Moore
(Poet, Writer)

15th November

American

Robinson JeffersRobinson Jeffers
(Poet, Writer)

10th January

American

August MackeAugust Macke
(Painter)

3rd January

German

Emilio MolaEmilio Mola
(military personnel)

9th June

Spanish

Leonard BloomfieldLeonard Bloomfield
(linguist)

1st April

American

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Marc MitscherMarc Mitscher
(Officer)

26th January

American

Vincent MasseyVincent Massey
(Diplomat)

20th February

Canadian

Ernest HolmesErnest Holmes
(Philosopher, Writer)

21st January

American

Bernard LeachBernard Leach
(Ceramist)

5th January

British

Kurt SchneiderKurt Schneider
(Military physician, Psychologist, Psychiatrist, University teacher)

7th January

German

Antonio MorenoAntonio Moreno
(Actor, Film director, Film actor)

26th September

Spanish,American

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Alvin C. YorkAlvin C. York
(Warrior, Military Leader)

30th November

Heinrich von VietinghoffHeinrich von Vietinghoff
(Military personnel)

6th December

German

Erich MendelsohnErich Mendelsohn
(Architect)

21st March

German,British

Joel TeitelbaumJoel Teitelbaum
(Philosopher, Rabbi)

13th January

Romanian

Pio of PietrelcinaPio of Pietrelcina

25th May

Italian

Charles BeckerCharles Becker
(actor)

24th November

German

Georg TraklGeorg Trakl
(Poet, Writer)

3rd February

Austrian

Blaise CendrarsBlaise Cendrars
(War correspondent, Journalist, Poet, Writer, Novelist, Travel writer)

1st September

Swiss,French

Mamoru ShigemitsuMamoru Shigemitsu
(Politician, Diplomat)

29th July

Japanese

Alexander ArchipenkoAlexander Archipenko
(Sculptor, Painter, Artist)

30th May

American

Earnest HootonEarnest Hooton
(Anthropologist, Archaeologist, Prehistorian, Author, Paleoanthropologist, University teacher, Writer)

20th November

American

Saint-John PerseSaint-John Perse
(Poet, Writer, Diplomat)

31st May

French,Guadeloupean

Hermann RauschningHermann Rauschning
(Politician, Writer)

7th August

German,American

Tetsu KatayamaTetsu Katayama
(Prime Minister,politician)

28th July

Japanese

Charles Galton DarwinCharles Galton Darwin
(Physicist, University teacher)

18th December

British

Andrew McNaughtonAndrew McNaughton
(Diplomat, Military personnel)

25th February

Canadian

Bernardo HoussayBernardo Houssay
(Physician, Scientist, Pharmacist)

10th April

Argentinian

Giovanni GronchiGiovanni Gronchi
(Italian Politician)

10th September

Italian

Chuichi NagumoChuichi Nagumo
(Admiral)

25th March

American

Samuil MarshakSamuil Marshak
(writer, Poet)

3rd November

Russian

Pavel PostyshevPavel Postyshev
(Politician)

18th September

Russian