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.

This ranking is based on an algorithm that combines various factors, including the votes of our users and search trends on the internet.

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 1 Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan

Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Confident, Ambitious
Birthdate: 5th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Thiruttani, Tamil Nadu, India
Died: April 17, 1975

 2 T. E. Lawrence

T. E. Lawrence.
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Famous As: Archaeologist
Birthdate: 16th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Tremadog, Wales
Died: May 19, 1935
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 3 Jim Thorpe

Jim Thorpe.
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Athlete
Birthdate: 28th May
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma
Died: March 28, 1953

 4 Joseph P. Kennedy Sr.

Joseph P. Kennedy Sr..
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Listed In: Business People
Famous As: Business person
Birthdate: 6th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Died: November 18, 1969
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 5 T. S. Eliot

T. S. Eliot.
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Famous As: Poet, Essayist, Playwright
Birthdate: 26th September
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri, United States
Died: January 4, 1965

 6 C.V. Raman

C.V. Raman.
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Listed In: Physicists
Famous As: Physicist
Birthdate: 7th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Tiruchirappalli, Madras Province
Died: November 21, 1970
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 7 Maulana Abul Kalam Azad

Maulana Abul Kalam Azad.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Indian scholar
Birthdate: 11th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Mecca, Saudi Arabia
Died: February 22, 1958
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 8 Robert Moses

Robert Moses.
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Famous As: Public Official
Birthdate: 18th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: New Haven, Connecticut, United States
Died: July 29, 1981
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 9 Heinz Guderian

Heinz Guderian.
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Listed In: Military Leaders
Famous As: German General
Birthdate: 17th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Chełmno
Died: May 14, 1954

 10 Dale Carnegie

Dale Carnegie.
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Self-Help Writer, Motivational Guru, Public Speaker
Birthdate: 24th November
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Maryville, Missouri, United States
Died: November 1, 1955
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 11 Eugene O'Neill

Eugene O'Neill.
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Listed In: Playwrights
Famous As: Playwright
Birthdate: 16th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: New York City, New York, U.S.
Died: November 27, 1953

 12 Harilal Gandhi

Harilal Gandhi.
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Famous As: Mahatma Gandhi’s Son
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: New Delhi
Died: June 18, 1948
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 13 Raymond Chandler

Raymond Chandler.
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Novelist and Screenwriter
Birthdate: 23rd July
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Chicago
Died: March 26, 1959

 14 Lead Belly

Lead Belly
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: 20th January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Mooringsport, Louisiana, United States
Died: December 6, 1949
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 15 Richard E. Byrd

Richard E. Byrd
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Naval officer
Birthdate: 25th October
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Winchester, Virginia, United States
Died: March 11, 1957

 16 Harpo Marx

Harpo Marx.
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Listed In: Actors
Famous As: Comedian
Birthdate: 23rd November
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: New York City, United States
Died: September 28, 1964
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 17 Henry A. Wallace

Henry A. Wallace.
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Famous As: 33rd Vice President of the U.S.A.
Birthdate: 7th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Orient
Died: November 18, 1965

 18 Alexander I of Yugoslavia

Alexander I of Yugoslavia.
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Listed In: Emperors & Kings
Famous As: King
Birthdate: 16th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Cetinje, Montenegro
Died: October 9, 1934
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 19 Irving Berlin

Irving Berlin
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Street artist, Composer, Pianist, Songwriter, Screenwriter, Film score composer
Birthdate: 11th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Tyumen
Died: September 22, 1989

 20 Knute Rockne

Knute Rockne
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Football player
Birthdate: 4th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Voss Municipality, Norway
Died: March 31, 1931
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 21 Maurice Chevalier

Maurice Chevalier.
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Listed In: Actors
Famous As: Actor, Singer
Birthdate: 12th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: January 1, 1972

 22 Katherine Mansfield

Katherine Mansfield.
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Birthdate: 14th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Wellington
Died: January 9, 1923
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 23 Nikolai Bukharin

Nikolai Bukharin.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: 9th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
Died: March 15, 1938

 24 Nestor Makhno

Nestor Makhno.
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Listed In: Revolutionaries
Famous As: Revolutionary
Birthdate: 7th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Hulyaipole, Ukraine
Died: July 25, 1934
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 25 John Foster Dulles

John Foster Dulles.
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Famous As: Former United States Secretary of State
Birthdate: 25th February
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Washington, D.C., U.S.
Died: May 24, 1959

 26 Carl Schmitt

Carl Schmitt.
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Famous As: Jurist, Geopolitician, Political Scientist
Birthdate: 11th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Plettenberg, Prussia, German Empire
Died: April 7, 1985
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 27 Vincent Mangano

Vincent Mangano
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Listed In: Gangsters
Famous As: Criminal
Birthdate: 28th March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Villabate, Italy
Died: April 19, 1951

 28 Fernando Pessoa

Fernando Pessoa.
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 13th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Lisbon, Portugal
Died: November 30, 1935
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 29 John Logie Baird

John Logie Baird.
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Famous As: Engineer
Birthdate: 13th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Helensburgh
Died: June 14, 1946

 30 José Raúl Capablanca

José Raúl Capablanca
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Listed In: Chess Players
Famous As: Chess Player
Birthdate: 19th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Havana, Cuba
Died: March 8, 1942

 31 Friedrich Fromm

Friedrich Fromm.
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Listed In: Military Leaders
Famous As: German Army officer
Birthdate: 8th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
Died: March 12, 1945

 32 Dame Gladys Cooper

Dame Gladys Cooper
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Listed In: Actresses
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: 18th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Hither Green, London, United Kingdom
Died: November 17, 1971

 33 F. W. Murnau

F. W. Murnau
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Listed In: Directors
Famous As: Film director
Birthdate: 28th December
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Bielefeld, Germany
Died: March 11, 1931

 34 Giorgio de Chirico

Giorgio de Chirico.
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Artist
Birthdate: 10th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Volos
Died: November 20, 1978

 35 Royal Rife

Royal Rife
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Listed In: Inventors
Famous As: Inventor
Birthdate: 16th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Elkhorn, Omaha, Nebraska, United States
Died: August 5, 1971

 36 Max Steiner

Max Steiner
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Listed In: Composers
Famous As: Conductor, Composer, Musician, Screenwriter, Film score composer
Birthdate: 10th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Vienna
Died: December 28, 1971

 37 Barry Fitzgerald

Barry Fitzgerald
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Listed In: Actors
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: 10th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland
Died: January 14, 1961

 38 J. B. Kripalani

J. B. Kripalani.
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Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: 11th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Hyderabad
Died: March 19, 1982

 39 Grey Owl

Grey Owl
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Listed In: Novelists
Famous As: Writer, Novelist
Birthdate: 18th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Hastings
Died: April 13, 1938

 40 Tris Speaker

Tris Speaker
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Listed In: Baseball Players
Famous As: Baseball Player
Birthdate: 4th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Hubbard, Texas, United States
Died: December 8, 1958

 41 August Kubizek

August Kubizek
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Listed In: Artists
Famous As: Conductor, Painter, Writer
Birthdate: 3rd August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Linz
Died: October 23, 1956

 42 Friedrich Olbricht

Friedrich Olbricht
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Listed In: Soldiers
Famous As: Military personnel, Officer
Birthdate: 4th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Leisnig
Died: July 21, 1944

 43 Shah Nawaz Bhutto

Shah Nawaz Bhutto
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Famous As: politician
Birthdate: 30th November
Died: 1957 AD

 44 Carin Göring

Carin Göring
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Birthdate: 21st October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Stockholm
Died: October 17, 1931

 45 Roland Garros

Roland Garros
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Listed In: Pilots
Famous As: aviator, rugby union player
Birthdate: 6th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Saint-Denis
Died: October 5, 1918

 46 Josef Albers

Josef Albers
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Listed In: Artists
Famous As: Painter, Artist, University teacher
Birthdate: 19th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Bottrop
Died: March 25, 1976

 47 Thakur Anukulchandra

Thakur Anukulchandra
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Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 14th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Hemayetpur
Died: January 27, 1969

 48 Prince Oskar of Prussia

Prince Oskar of Prussia
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Famous As: Prince
Birthdate: 27th July
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Potsdam, Germany
Died: January 27, 1958

 49 Dame Edith Evans

Dame Edith Evans
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Listed In: Actresses
Famous As: British actress
Birthdate: 8th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: London, England
Died: October 14, 1976

 50 Thea von Harbou

Thea von Harbou
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Famous As: Screenwriter
Birthdate: 27th December
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Tauperlitz, Döhlau, Germany
Died: July 1, 1954