Famous People Born In 1888

Discover the most famous people born in 1888. The list includes people like Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan, Jim Thorpe, John Logie Baird, Raymond Chandler, Harpo Marx and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include political leaders, poets, physicists and diplomats born in 1888. This list includes people from United States, Germany, India & United Kingdom and many more countries.

T. E. LawrenceT. E. Lawrence
16th August, British
Archaeologist
T. S. EliotT. S. Eliot
26th September, American
Poet

C.V. RamanC.V. Raman
7th November, Indian
Physicist

Maulana Abul Kalam AzadMaulana Abul Kalam Azad
11th November, Indian
Indian scholar

Jim ThorpeJim Thorpe
28th May, American
Athlete

Henry A. WallaceHenry A. Wallace
7th October, American
33rd Vice President of the U.S.A.
Sarvepalli RadhakrishnanSarvepalli Radhakrishnan
5th September, Indian
Confident, Ambitious

Robert MosesRobert Moses
18th December, American
Public Official

Heinz GuderianHeinz Guderian
17th June, German, Polish
German General
Eugene Gladstone O'Neill Eugene O'Neill
16th October, American
Playwright

Dale Breckenridge CarnegieDale Carnegie
24th November, American
Self-Help Writer, Motivational Guru, Public
Harpo MarxHarpo Marx
23rd November, American
Comedian

Harilal GandhiHarilal Gandhi
30th November, Indian
Mahatma Gandhi’s Son

Raymond ChandlerRaymond Chandler
23rd July, American
Novelist and Screenwriter

Nestor MakhnoNestor Makhno
7th November, Ukrainian
Revolutionary

Carl SchmittCarl Schmitt
11th July, German
Jurist, Geopolitician, Political Scientist
Alexander I of YugoslaviaAlexander I of Yugoslavia
16th December, Yugoslav, Serbian
King

John Logie BairdJohn Logie Baird
13th August, British, Scottish
Engineer

John Foster DullesJohn Foster Dulles
25th February, American
Former United States Secretary of State

Nikolai BukharinNikolai Bukharin
9th October, Russian
Politician
Katherine MansfieldKatherine Mansfield
14th October, New Zealander
 

Fernando PessoaFernando Pessoa
13th June, Portuguese
 
Maurice ChevalierMaurice Chevalier
12th September, French
Actor, Singer

Friedrich FrommFriedrich Fromm
8th October, German
German Army officer

Giorgio de ChiricoGiorgio de Chirico
10th July, Italian
Artist
J. B. KirpalaniJ. B. Kripalani
11th November, Indian
Politician

Jean MonnetJean Monnet
9th November, French
Political Economist & Diplomat
Selman WaksmanSelman Waksman
22nd July, Ukrainian
Discoverer of Streptomycin

Giuseppe UngarettiGiuseppe Ungaretti
8th February, Italian
Poet, Essayist

Inge LehmannInge Lehmann
13th May, Danish
Seismologist, Geophysicist
Otto SternOtto Stern
17th February, German
Physicist

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Fritz ZernikeFrits Zernike
16th July, Dutch
Physicist
Neville Cardus Neville Cardus
3rd April, British
Writer & Critic

Paul BernaysPaul Bernays
17th October, Swiss
Mathematician

Abraham ValdelomarAbraham Valdelomar
27th April, Peruvian
Narrator

Konstantinos TsiklitirasKonstantinos Tsiklitiras
30th October, Greek
Olympic athlete
Joseph P. Kennedy Sr.Joseph P. Kennedy Sr.
6th September, American
Business person
José Raúl CapablancaJosé Raúl Capablanca
19th November, Cuban
Chess Player

Irving BerlinIrving Berlin
11th May, American, Russian
Street artist, Composer, Pianist, Songwriter,

Huddie William LedbetterHuddie William Ledbetter
20th January, American
Singer

Lead BellyLead Belly
20th January, American
Singer
Richard E. ByrdRichard E. Byrd
25th October, American
Naval officer

Knute RockneKnute Rockne
4th March, American
Head coach, American football player

Dame Gladys CooperDame Gladys Cooper
18th December, British
Actress

Barry FitzgeraldBarry Fitzgerald
10th March, Irish
Actor

Vincent ManganoVincent Mangano
28th March, Italian, American
Criminal
F. W. MurnauF. W. Murnau
28th December, German
Film director

Roland GarrosRoland Garros
6th October, French
aviator, rugby union player
Max SteinerMax Steiner
10th May, Austrian, American
Conductor, Composer, Musician, Screenwriter, Film

Royal RifeRoyal Rife
16th May, American
Inventor

Friedrich OlbrichtFriedrich Olbricht
4th October, German
Military personnel, Officer
Dame Edith EvansDame Edith Evans
8th February, British
British actress

Chōjun MiyagiChōjun Miyagi
25th April, Japanese
Karateka
Grey OwlGrey Owl
18th September, Canadian, British
Writer, Novelist

August KubizekAugust Kubizek
3rd August, Austrian
Conductor, Painter, Writer

Josef AlbersJosef Albers
19th March, German, American
Painter, Artist, University teacher

Carin GöringCarin Göring
21st October, Swedish
 

Shah Nawaz BhuttoShah Nawaz Bhutto
30th November, Pakistani
politician
Thakur AnukulchandraThakur Anukulchandra
14th September, Bangladeshi
 

Tris SpeakerTris Speaker
4th April, American
Baseball Player

John GarandJohn Garand
1st January, Canadian, American
Designer

Alexander FriedmannAlexander Friedmann
16th June, Russian
Physicist
Gerrit RietveldGerrit Rietveld
24th June, Dutch
Dutch designer

Johannes IttenJohannes Itten
11th November, Swiss
Painter, Writer
Alfonso BialettiAlfonso Bialetti
30th November, Italian
inventor, entrepreneur, engineer

Georgios PapandreouGeorgios Papandreou
13th February, Greek
Politician, Economist, Diplomat, Lawyer

R. G. LeTourneauR. G. LeTourneau
30th November, American
 
Ernst KretschmerErnst Kretschmer
8th October, German
Psychiatrist

Toni WolffToni Wolff
18th September, Swiss
Psychologist
Thomas C. KinkaidThomas C. Kinkaid
3rd April, American
Officer

Aurora QuezonAurora Quezon
19th February, Filipino
Nurse

Ronald KnoxRonald Knox
17th February, British
Author
James FarleyJames Farley
30th May, American
Politician

Shmuel Yosef AgnonShmuel Yosef Agnon
17th July, Israeli
Writer
Andrei TupolevAndrei Tupolev
10th November, Russian
Designer

Andrey Nikolayevich TupolevAndrey Nikolayevich Tupolev
1st November, Russian
Aircraft designer

J. Arthur RankJ. Arthur Rank
22nd December, British
Industrialist

Alphonse JuinAlphonse Juin
16th December, French
Officer, Military personnel
Gerald Clery MurphyGerald Clery Murphy
26th March, American
Expatriate
William Hood SimpsonWilliam Hood Simpson
18th May, American
Army Officer

Tôn Đức ThắngTôn Đức Thắng
20th August, Vietnamese
President

Georges VanierGeorges Vanier
23rd April, Canadian
Diplomat, Military personnel

James BridieJames Bridie
3rd January, Scottish
Playwright
Nuri as-SaidNuri as-Said
30th November, Iraqi
Politician

Oskar SchlemmerOskar Schlemmer
4th September, German
Sculptor, Painter, Puppeteer, Artist, Librettist,

Vladimir K. ZworykinVladimir K. Zworykin
17th July, American, Russian
engineer, physicist, inventor

Georges BernanosGeorges Bernanos
20th February, French
Author

Arthur M. Schlesinger Sr.Arthur M. Schlesinger Sr.
27th February, American
Historian
Antonio Sant'EliaAntonio Sant'Elia
30th April, Italian
Architect

Richard CourantRichard Courant
8th January, German
Mathematician, University teacher
Frances MarionFrances Marion
18th November, American
Screenwriter

Maxwell AndersonMaxwell Anderson
15th December, American
Playwright
Victor Moritz GoldschmidtVictor Moritz Goldschmidt
27th January, Norwegian
Mineralogist
Ernst Heinrich HeinkelErnst Heinrich Heinkel
24th January, German
Aeronautical engineer