Famous people born in 1887 - page 2

    Henry Moseley

    Henry Moseley

    Henry Moseley was a renowned English physicist who developed the Moseley’s Law in the field of x-ray spectroscopy

    BritishNovember 23, 1887165 views

    Bernard Montgomery, 1st Viscount Montgomery of Alamein

    Field Marshal Bernard Montgomery was a British Army officer who served as an Allied commander in World War II

    BritishNovember 17, 188786 views

    Barnes Wallis

    Barnes Wallis was the English inventor who invented the bouncing bomb that was used in the Dambusters raid of May 1943

    BritishSeptember 26, 1887149 views

    Aldo Leopold

    Aldo Leopold was a renowned American ecologist, environmentalist and scientist

    AmericanJanuary 11, 1887153 views

    Erwin Schrödinger

    Erwin Schrodinger was a Nobel Prize winning physicist who formulated the Schrodinger equation in quantum physics

    AustrianAugust 12, 1887179 views

    Chiang Kai-shek

    Chiang Kai-shek was a Chinese political leader who served as the leader of the Republic of China for almost five decades

    ChineseOctober 31, 1887122 views

    Sigmund Romberg

    Sigmund Romberg was an Austro-Hungarian composer best known for his musicals and operettas

    AmericanJuly 29, 1887100 views

    Nadia Boulanger

    Nadia Boulanger was a French musician counted among the best teachers of musical composition of the 20th century

    FrenchSeptember 16, 1887131 views

    Jamini Roy

    Jamini Roy was a path-breaking artist who started the trend of coming up with painting rich in folk art tradition

    IndianApril 11, 1887155 views

    Srinivasa Ramanujan

    Srinivasa Ramanujan was an Indian mathematician who made significant contributions to mathematical analysis, number theory, and continued fractions

    IndianDecember 22, 188791 views