Famous people born in 1886

Bruce Fairchild Barton

Bruce Fairchild Barton

Bruce Barton was a man with many professions, a writer, an advertising executive and a politician

AmericanAugust 5, 1886115 views

Michael Curtiz

Michael Curtiz was a Hungarian American film director best known for the classic ‘Casablanca.’ This biography of Michael Curtiz provides detailed information about his childhood, life, achievements, works & timeline.

Manne Siegbahn

Manne Siegbahn was a Swedish physicist, who won the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1924

SwedishDecember 3, 1886137 views

Karl von Frisch

Karl von Frisch was an Austrian ethologist who received a share of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1973

AustrianNovember 20, 1886236 views

Edward Calvin Kendall

Edward Calvin Kendall was an American chemist known for his work with hormones of the adrenal gland

AmericanMarch 8, 1886105 views

Archibald Hill

Archibald Vivian Hill was a Nobel Laureate English physiologist who is credited for discovering the production of heat in muscles

BritishSeptember 26, 1886169 views

Robert Robinson

Sir Robert Robinson was a British scientist who received the Nobel Prize in Chemistry

Ludwig Mies van der Rohe

Ludwig Mies van der Rohe was a German-born American architect

GermanMarch 27, 188680 views

Hella Wuolijoki

Hella Wuolijoki was a playwright, business magnate, politician and reporter and is known for her works towards female empowerment in Finland

FinnsJuly 22, 1886126 views

Dora Gabe

The eminent poetess is known for her translations as well as original works like ‘Spring’, which are still taught in Bulgaria

BulgarianAugust 26, 1886105 views