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
19
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: President of India (1962-67)
Birthdate: 5th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Thiruttani, Tamil Nadu, India
Died: April 17, 1975

 2 T. E. Lawrence

T. E. Lawrence
7
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Archaeologist, Army officer, Diplomat
Birthdate: 16th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Tremadoc, Wales
Died: May 19, 1935

 3 C.V. Raman

C.V. Raman
27
Listed In: Physicists
Famous As: Physicist
Birthdate: 7th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Tiruchirappalli, Madras Province
Died: November 21, 1970
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 4 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
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 5 T. S. Eliot

T. S. Eliot
58
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: 26th September
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri, United States
Died: January 4, 1965

 6 Dale Carnegie

Dale Carnegie
5
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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 7 Irving Berlin

Irving Berlin
4
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
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 8 Harpo Marx

Harpo Marx
4
Famous As: Comedian
Birthdate: 23rd November
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: September 28, 1964
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 9 Eugene O'Neill

Eugene O'Neill
0
Listed In: Playwrights
Famous As: Playwright
Birthdate: 16th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Longacre Square, New York, United States
Died: November 27, 1953

 10 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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 11 Raymond Chandler

Raymond Chandler
1
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Novelist and Screenwriter
Birthdate: 23rd July
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: March 26, 1959

 12 Maulana Abul Kalam Azad

Maulana Abul Kalam Azad
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Indian Minister of Education (1947-58)
Birthdate: 11th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Mecca, Saudi Arabia
Died: February 22, 1958
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 13 Katherine Mansfield

Katherine Mansfield
3
Birthdate: 14th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Wellington
Died: January 9, 1923

 14 Knute Rockne

Knute Rockne
3
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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 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 Fernando Pessoa

Fernando Pessoa
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Portuguese Modernist Poet and Author of 'Mensagem' and 'The Book of Disquiet'
Birthdate: 13th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Lisbon, Portugal
Died: November 30, 1935
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 17 Maurice Chevalier

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

 18 Heinz Guderian

Heinz Guderian
12
Listed In: Military Leaders
Famous As: Chief of the General Staff of the German Army High Command (1944-45)
Birthdate: 17th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Chełmno, Poland
Died: May 14, 1954
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 19 Nestor Makhno

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

 20 Lead Belly

Lead Belly
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Folk and blues singer
Birthdate: 23rd January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Mooringsport, Louisiana, United States
Died: December 6, 1949
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 21 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

 22 Giorgio de Chirico

Giorgio de Chirico
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Famous As: Artist
Birthdate: 10th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Volos, Greece
Died: November 19, 1978
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 23 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

 24 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
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 25 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

 26 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
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 27 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

 28 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
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 29 Grace Gifford

Grace Gifford
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Famous As: Artist
Birthdate: 4th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Rathmines, Dublin, Ireland
Died: December 13, 1955

 30 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

 31 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

 32 Jean Monnet

Jean Monnet
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Diplomat, Entrepreneur, Politician
Birthdate: 9th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Cognac, France
Died: March 16, 1979

 33 Selman Waksman

Selman Waksman
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Inventor
Birthdate: 22nd July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Nova Pryluka, Ukraine
Died: August 16, 1973

 34 J. B. Kripalani

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

 35 Robert Moses

Robert Moses
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Famous As: Architect, Urban planner
Birthdate: 18th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: New Haven, Connecticut, United States
Died: July 2, 1981

 36 Carin Göring

Carin Göring
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Listed In: Family Members
Famous As: Swedish first wife of Hermann Göring
Birthdate: 21st October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Stockholm, Sweden
Died: October 17, 1931

 37 Inge Lehmann

Inge Lehmann
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Seismologist
Birthdate: 13th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark
Died: February 21, 1993

 38 Thomas C. Kinkaid

Thomas C. Kinkaid
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Listed In: Military Leaders
Famous As: Officer
Birthdate: 3rd April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Hanover
Died: November 17, 1972

 39 Vladimir K. Zworykin

Vladimir K. Zworykin
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Listed In: Inventors
Famous As: engineer, physicist, inventor
Birthdate: 17th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Murom
Died: July 29, 1982

 40 Aurora Quezon

Aurora Quezon
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Nurse
Birthdate: 19th February
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Baler
Died: April 28, 1949

 41 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

 42 John Garand

John Garand
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Famous As: Designer
Birthdate: 1st January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: St. Rémi, Quebec, Canada
Died: February 16, 1974

 43 August Kubizek

August Kubizek
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Listed In: Conductors
Famous As: Conductor best known for being a close friend of Adolf Hitler, when both were in their late teens
Birthdate: 3rd August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Linz, Austria
Died: October 23, 1956

 44 Richard Courant

Richard Courant
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Listed In: Mathematicians
Famous As: Mathematician, University teacher
Birthdate: 8th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Lubliniec
Died: January 27, 1972

 45 Hans Richter

Hans Richter
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Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: 6th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Berlin, German
Died: February 1, 1976

 46 Horace Pippin

Horace Pippin
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Listed In: Artists
Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: 22nd February
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: West Chester, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: July 6, 1946

 47 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

 48 Johannes Itten

Johannes Itten
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: 11th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Südern-Linden, Switzerland
Died: March 25, 1967

 49 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

 50 Clara Campoamor

Clara Campoamor
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: 12th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Madrid, Spain
Died: April 30, 1972