Famous People Born in November 1887

  • Nov 1 Max Trapp, German composer, born in Berlin (d. 1971)
  • Nov 1 L. S. Lowry, British painter of industrial scenes, born in Stretford, England (d. 1976)
  • Nov 3 Samuil Marshak, Russian writer, translator and children's poet (d. 1964)
  • Nov 4 Knut Algot Hakanson, composer
  • Nov 5 Oscar Bossaert, Belgian industrialist and chocolate manufacturer (Victoria), born in Brussels, Belgium (d. 1956)

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Nov 6 Walter Johnson, American MLB pitcher (Washington Senator: 1907-27), born in Humboldt, Kansas (d. 1946)

MLB Pitcher Walter Johnson
MLB Pitcher
Walter Johnson
  • Nov 8 Yury Alexandrovich Shaporin, composer
  • Nov 9 Gertrude Astor, American actress (Carnival Lady), born in Lakewood Ohio (d. 1977)
  • Nov 9 Muriel Aked, British actress (Rome Express, Happiest Days of Your Life), born in Bingley, Yorkshire, England (d. 1955)
  • Nov 10 Arnold Zweig, German antifascist/author (Erziehung vor Verdun)
  • Nov 11 Roland Young, British-born American actor, born in London, England (d. 1953)
  • Nov 14 Bernhard Paumgartner, Austrian musicologist/conductor/composer
  • Nov 14 Louis A van Gasteren, Dutch actor/director (Willem van Oranje)

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Nov 15 Georgia O'Keeffe, American sculptor/painter (Cow's Skull), born in Sun Prairie, Wisconsin (d. 1986)

Painter and Sculptor Georgia O’Keeffe
Painter and Sculptor
Georgia O’Keeffe
  • Nov 15 Hitoshi Asida, Japanese politician
  • Nov 15 Marianne Moore, poet (Pulitzer 1951, Collected Poems), born in St. Louis, Missouri
  • Nov 15 René Maran, Martinique, author (Batouala, Prix Goncourt)
  • Nov 16 Philip Frohman, US architect

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Nov 17 Bernard Montgomery, 1st Viscount Alamein, British WWII Field Marshal (African campaign, D-Day) and WWI officer, born in London (d. 1976)

British WWII Field Marshal Bernard Montgomery
British WWII Field Marshal
Bernard Montgomery
  • Nov 19 James B. Sumner, American chemist, Nobel Prize in Chemistry laureate (d. 1955)
  • Nov 23 Boris Karloff, [William H Pratt], Dulwich England, actor (Frankenstein)
  • Nov 23 Paul Malengreau, composer
  • Nov 23 Eduardo Corrochio, Spanish-born dancer (d. 1943)
  • Nov 23 Henry Moseley, English physicist (d. 1915)
  • Nov 24 Erich von Manstein, German military commander (d. 1973)
  • Nov 25 Nikolai Vavilov, Russian geneticist (d. 1943)
  • Nov 28 Bobby Watson, [Knucher], Springfield IL, comedian
  • Nov 28 Ernst Rohm, German staff member/Bolivian leader/SA
  • Nov 28 Jacobo Palm, Curacaos pianist/organist