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

Jim ThorpeJim Thorpe
28th May, American
Athlete

Sarvepalli RadhakrishnanSarvepalli Radhakrishnan
5th September, Indian
Confident, Ambitious

Dale Breckenridge CarnegieDale Carnegie
24th November, American
Self-Help Writer, Motivational Guru, Public

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

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

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

John Logie BairdJohn Logie Baird
13th August, British, Scottish
Engineer
John Foster DullesJohn Foster Dulles
25th February, American
Former United States Secretary of State

Katherine MansfieldKatherine Mansfield
14th October, New Zealander
 

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

Giorgio de ChiricoGiorgio de Chirico
10th July, Italian
Artist
C.V. RamanC.V. Raman
7th November, Indian
Physicist

Jean MonnetJean Monnet
9th November, French
Political Economist & Diplomat

J. B. KirpalaniJ. B. Kripalani
11th November, Indian
Politician
Maulana Abul Kalam AzadMaulana Abul Kalam Azad
11th November, Indian
Indian scholar

Inge LehmannInge Lehmann
13th May, Danish
Seismologist, Geophysicist
Selman WaksmanSelman Waksman
22nd July, Ukrainian
Discoverer of Streptomycin

Giuseppe UngarettiGiuseppe Ungaretti
8th February, Italian
Poet, Essayist

Fritz ZernikeFrits Zernike
16th July, Dutch
Physicist

Otto SternOtto Stern
17th February, German
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

C. V. RamanC. V. Raman
7th November, Indian
Physicist, University teacher
Robert MosesRobert Moses
18th December, American
Architect, Politician

Abul Kalam AzadAbul Kalam Azad
11th November, Indian
Politician, Journalist

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

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

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Richard E. ByrdRichard E. Byrd
25th October, American
Explorer, Officer, Oceanographer, Aviator
Carl SchmittCarl Schmitt
11th July, German
Jurist, Geopolitician, Politician, Philosopher,

Friedrich FrommFriedrich Fromm
8th October
Military personnel
Alexander I of YugoslaviaAlexander I of Yugoslavia
16th December, French
Prince

Nikolai BukharinNikolai Bukharin
9th October, Russian
Russian Politician

Nestor MakhnoNestor Makhno
7th November, Ukrainian
Author
Knute RockneKnute Rockne
4th March, American
Head coach, American football player

José Raúl CapablancaJosé Raúl Capablanca
19th November, Cuban
Chess Player
Aurora QuezonAurora Quezon
19th February, Filipino
Nurse

Friedrich OlbrichtFriedrich Olbricht
4th October, German
Military personnel, Officer

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

F. W. MurnauF. W. Murnau
28th December, German
Film director, Screenwriter

Grey OwlGrey Owl
18th September, Canadian, British
Writer, Novelist
George PapandreouGeorge Papandreou
13th February, Greek
Greek Politician

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

Gerrit RietveldGerrit Rietveld
24th June, Dutch
Dutch designer

Roland GarrosRoland Garros
6th October, French
aviator, rugby union player
Georges VanierGeorges Vanier
23rd April, Canadian
Diplomat, Military personnel

Carin GöringCarin Göring
21st October, Swedish
 
Shah Nawaz BhuttoShah Nawaz Bhutto
30th November, Pakistani
politician

Johannes IttenJohannes Itten
11th November, Swiss
Painter, Writer

Vladimir K. ZworykinVladimir K. Zworykin
17th July, American, Russian
engineer, physicist, inventor
Thomas C. KinkaidThomas C. Kinkaid
3rd April, American
Officer

R. G. LeTourneauR. G. LeTourneau
30th November, American
 
Oskar SchlemmerOskar Schlemmer
4th September, German
Sculptor, Painter, Puppeteer, Artist, Librettist,

Alexander FriedmannAlexander Friedmann
16th June, Russian
Mathematician, Physicist

Joseph P. KennedyJoseph P. Kennedy
30th November
Business Leader, Diplomat
Toni WolffToni Wolff
18th September, Swiss
Psychologist

Andrei TupolevAndrei Tupolev
10th November, Russian
Designer
Georgios PapandreouGeorgios Papandreou
13th February, Greek
Politician, Economist, Diplomat, Lawyer

Frances MarionFrances Marion
30th November, American
Screenwriter

Alfonso BialettiAlfonso Bialetti
30th November, Italian
inventor, entrepreneur, engineer

Alphonse JuinAlphonse Juin
16th December, French
Officer, Military personnel
Richard CourantRichard Courant
8th January, German
Mathematician, University teacher
Fritz ReinerFritz Reiner
19th December, Hungarian, American
Conductor, Composer

Anton MakarenkoAnton Makarenko
13th March, Russian, Russian
Educator

Frans Eemil SillanpääFrans Eemil Sillanpää
16th September, Finnish
Finnish writer

Vladimir ZworykinVladimir Zworykin
29th July, Russian
Inventor
Theodor ReikTheodor Reik
12th May, Austrian, American
Psychologist, Psychanalyst

Henry BestonHenry Beston
1st June, American
Writer, Children's writer

Herbert Spencer GasserHerbert Spencer Gasser
5th July, American
physiologist

Friedrich Wilhelm MurnauFriedrich Wilhelm Murnau
28th December, American
Director

Thakur AnukulchandraThakur Anukulchandra
14th September, Bangladeshi
 
F.W. MurnauF.W. Murnau
30th November, American
Director

Thomas Stearns EliotThomas Stearns Eliot
26th September, British, American
 
Hans RichterHans Richter
6th April, German
painter, art historian, artist

Huddie William LedbetterHuddie William Ledbetter
20th January, American
 

Heywood Campbell BrounHeywood Campbell Broun
7th December, American
 
Chōjun MiyagiChōjun Miyagi
25th April, Japanese
Karateka

Kenneth RockneKenneth Rockne
4th March, Norwegian, American
American Football coach, Coach, American football
Shōjirō IidaShōjirō Iida
8th August, Japanese
Military personnel

Sōtarō YasuiSōtarō Yasui
17th May, Japanese
Painter