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, Essayist, Playwright

Jim ThorpeJim Thorpe
28th May, American
Athlete

Alexander I of YugoslaviaAlexander I of Yugoslavia
16th December, Serbian
King

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

Sarvepalli RadhakrishnanSarvepalli Radhakrishnan
5th September, Indian
Confident, Ambitious
Heinz GuderianHeinz Guderian
17th June, German, Polish
German General

Robert MosesRobert Moses
18th December, American
Public Official

Maulana Abul Kalam AzadMaulana Abul Kalam Azad
11th November, Indian
Indian scholar
Eugene Gladstone O'Neill Eugene O'Neill
16th October, American
Playwright

Harilal GandhiHarilal Gandhi
30th November, Indian
Mahatma Gandhi’s Son
Dale Breckenridge CarnegieDale Carnegie
24th November, American
Self-Help Writer, Motivational Guru, Public

Henry A. WallaceHenry A. Wallace
7th October, American
33rd Vice President of the U.S.A.

Harpo MarxHarpo Marx
23rd November, American
Comedian

Raymond ChandlerRaymond Chandler
23rd July, American
Novelist and Screenwriter

Katherine MansfieldKatherine Mansfield
14th October, New Zealander
 
John Foster DullesJohn Foster Dulles
25th February, American
Former United States Secretary of State

Carl SchmittCarl Schmitt
11th July, German
Jurist, Geopolitician, Political Scientist

Nestor MakhnoNestor Makhno
7th November, Ukrainian
Revolutionary

Nikolai BukharinNikolai Bukharin
9th October, Russian
Politician
Maurice ChevalierMaurice Chevalier
12th September, French
Actor, Singer

John Logie BairdJohn Logie Baird
13th August, British, Scottish
Engineer
Fernando PessoaFernando Pessoa
13th June, Portuguese
 

Friedrich FrommFriedrich Fromm
8th October, German
German Army officer

Giorgio de ChiricoGiorgio de Chirico
10th July, Italian
Artist
Jean MonnetJean Monnet
9th November, French
Political Economist & Diplomat

J. B. KirpalaniJ. B. Kripalani
11th November, Indian
Politician
Giuseppe UngarettiGiuseppe Ungaretti
8th February, Italian
Poet, Essayist

Inge LehmannInge Lehmann
13th May, Danish
Seismologist, Geophysicist

Selman WaksmanSelman Waksman
22nd July, Ukrainian
Discoverer of Streptomycin
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
Lead BellyLead Belly
20th January, American
Singer

Richard E. ByrdRichard E. Byrd
25th October, American
Naval officer

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

José Raúl CapablancaJosé Raúl Capablanca
19th November, Cuban
Chess Player
Roland GarrosRoland Garros
6th October, French
aviator, rugby union player

Dame Gladys CooperDame Gladys Cooper
18th December, British
Actress

Vincent ManganoVincent Mangano
28th March, Italian, American
Criminal

Royal RifeRoyal Rife
16th May, American
Inventor

Knute RockneKnute Rockne
4th March, American
Football player
Friedrich OlbrichtFriedrich Olbricht
4th October, German
Military personnel, Officer

Prince Christopher of Greece and DenmarkPrince Christopher of Greece and Denmark
10th August, Russian
Prince
F. W. MurnauF. W. Murnau
28th December, German
Film director

Barry FitzgeraldBarry Fitzgerald
10th March, Irish
Actor

Tris SpeakerTris Speaker
4th April, American
Baseball Player
Carin GöringCarin Göring
21st October, Swedish
 

Grey OwlGrey Owl
18th September, Canadian, British
Writer, Novelist
August KubizekAugust Kubizek
3rd August, Austrian
Conductor, Painter, Writer

Max SteinerMax Steiner
10th May, Austrian, American
Conductor, Composer, Musician, Screenwriter, Film

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

Thomas C. KinkaidThomas C. Kinkaid
3rd April, American
Officer

Shah Nawaz BhuttoShah Nawaz Bhutto
30th November, Pakistani
politician
Prince Oskar of PrussiaPrince Oskar of Prussia
27th July, German
Prince

Grace GiffordGrace Gifford
4th March, Irish
Artist

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

Isaac Halevi HerzogIsaac Halevi Herzog
3rd December, Irish, Israeli, Polish
Chief Rabbi
Thakur AnukulchandraThakur Anukulchandra
14th September, Bangladeshi
 

William Hood SimpsonWilliam Hood Simpson
18th May, American
Army Officer
Thea von HarbouThea von Harbou
27th December, German
Screenwriter

Willis Augustus LeeWillis Augustus Lee
11th May, American
Military officer, Sport shooter

Gerald Clery MurphyGerald Clery Murphy
26th March, American
Expatriate
Ronald KnoxRonald Knox
17th February, British
Author

Johannes IttenJohannes Itten
11th November, Swiss
Painter, Writer
Shmuel Yosef AgnonShmuel Yosef Agnon
17th July, Israeli
Writer

Gerrit RietveldGerrit Rietveld
24th June, Dutch
Dutch designer

Aurora QuezonAurora Quezon
19th February, Filipino
Nurse
Chōjun MiyagiChōjun Miyagi
25th April, Japanese
Karateka

R. G. LeTourneauR. G. LeTourneau
30th November, American
 
Dame Edith EvansDame Edith Evans
8th February, British
British actress

Prince Axel of DenmarkPrince Axel of Denmark
12th August, Danish
Prince

Nuri as-SaidNuri as-Said
30th November, Iraqi
Politician

Andrei TupolevAndrei Tupolev
10th November, Russian
Designer
Alexander FriedmannAlexander Friedmann
16th June, Russian
Physicist
John GarandJohn Garand
1st January, Canadian, American
Designer

Toni WolffToni Wolff
18th September, Swiss
Psychologist

Alphonse JuinAlphonse Juin
16th December, French
French general

Tôn Đức ThắngTôn Đức Thắng
20th August, Vietnamese
President
Bruce Fraser, 1st Baron Fraser of North CapeBruce Fraser, 1st Baron Fraser of North Cape
5th February
Admiral

Oskar SchlemmerOskar Schlemmer
4th September, German
Painter

Fred MerkleFred Merkle
20th December, American
Baseball manager

Richard CourantRichard Courant
8th January, German
Mathematician, University teacher

Herms NielHerms Niel
17th April, German
Composer
Alfonso BialettiAlfonso Bialetti
30th November, Italian
inventor, entrepreneur, engineer

Eduardo CiannelliEduardo Ciannelli
30th August, Italian
Actor
Milan StojadinovićMilan Stojadinović
4th August, Serbian
Political figure

Ernst KretschmerErnst Kretschmer
8th October, German
Psychiatrist
James FarleyJames Farley
30th May, American
Politician
Frances MarionFrances Marion
18th November, American
Screenwriter