The Famous Birthdays: Celebrity birthdays and famous people biographies

Famous people born in 1887

Srinivasa Ramanujan

Srinivasa Ramanujan (1887 - 1920)

Indian mathematician
Marcus Garvey

Marcus Garvey (1887 - 1940)

Jamaican political leader and journalist
Chiang Kai-shek

Chiang Kai-shek (1887 - 1975)

Chinese politician and military leader
Le Corbusier

Le Corbusier (1887 - 1965)

Swiss-French architect
Marcel Duchamp

Marcel Duchamp (1887 - 1968)

French painter and sculptor
Marc Chagall

Marc Chagall (1887 - 1985)

Russian-French artist
Pio of Pietrelcina

Pio of Pietrelcina (1887 - 1968)

Italian priest and saint
Shoeless Joe Jackson

Shoeless Joe Jackson (1887 - 1951)

American baseball player
Alvin York

Alvin York (1887 - 1964)

United States Army Medal of Honor recipient
Ernst Röhm

Ernst Röhm (1887 - 1934)

German nazi official
Kurt Schwitters

Kurt Schwitters (1887 - 1948)

German painter and writer
Vidkun Quisling

Vidkun Quisling (1887 - 1945)

Norwegian soldier, politician, and traitor
Erich von Manstein

Erich von Manstein (1887 - 1973)

German military officer
L. S. Lowry

L. S. Lowry (1887 - 1976)

English painter
Charles I of Austria

Charles I of Austria (1887 - 1922)

Austro-Hungarian emperor
Arthur Rubinstein

Arthur Rubinstein (1887 - 1982)

Polish-American pianist
Chico Marx

Chico Marx (1887 - 1961)

American comedian and actor
Juan Gris

Juan Gris (1887 - 1927)

Spanish artist
Wilhelm Canaris

Wilhelm Canaris (1887 - 1945)

German admiral and intelligence chief
Henry Moseley

Henry Moseley (1887 - 1915)

English physicist
Carlos Gardel

Carlos Gardel (1887 - 1935)

French-Argentinian singer-songwriter and actor
Walter Perry Johnson

Walter Perry Johnson (1887 - 1946)

American baseball player
Ernst Hanfstaengl

Ernst Hanfstaengl (1887 - 1975)

German businessman
Julian Huxley

Julian Huxley (1887 - 1975)

English biologist
Eubie Blake

Eubie Blake (1887 - 1983)

Composer, lyricist, and pianist
Sam Warner

Sam Warner (1887 - 1927)

American film studio executive
Grover Cleveland Alexander

Grover Cleveland Alexander (1887 - 1950)

American baseball player
Jozef Tiso

Jozef Tiso (1887 - 1947)

Slovak priest and politician
Blaise Cendrars

Blaise Cendrars (1887 - 1961)

Swiss author and poet
George Abbott

George Abbott (1887 - 1995)

American writer and director
Courtney Hodges

Courtney Hodges (1887 - 1966)

United States general
Roland Hayes

Roland Hayes (1887 - 1977)

African American singer
Sigmund Romberg

Sigmund Romberg (1887 - 1951)

Hungarian-born American operetta composer
Harry Hooper

Harry Hooper (1887 - 1974)

Baseball player and coach
Cy Williams

Cy Williams (1887 - 1974)

American baseball player
Donie Bush

Donie Bush (1887 - 1972)

American baseball player
George Roby Dempster

George Roby Dempster (1887 - 1964)

Businessman, inventor, politician