Birthdays in History in October 1887

  • Oct 4 Francis Bull, Norway, writer (Norsk literature historian)
  • Oct 5 Max Ackermann, German "entartet" painter
  • Oct 5 René Cassin, pacifist (Nobel Peace Prize 1968)

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Oct 6 Le Corbusier [Charles Jeanneret], Swiss French architect, city planner and artist (Urbanisme), born in La Chaux-de-Fonds (d. 1965))

Architect and City Planner Le Corbusier
Architect and City Planner
Le Corbusier
  • Oct 6 MartinLuis Guzman, Mexico, novelist (Eagle & the Serpent)
  • Oct 10 Rie Cramer, [Marie Holman], Dutch cartoonist/author
  • Oct 12 Paula von Preradović, Croatian-Austrian poet (d. 1951)
  • Oct 13 Jozef Tiso, Slovak politician (d. 1947)
  • Oct 22 John Reed, journalist who reported on Mexican, Russian revolutions
  • Oct 24 Victoria von Battenberg, wife of Spanish king Alfonso
  • Oct 30 Georg Heym, German writer, born in Hirschberg, Lower Silesia (d. 1912)

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Oct 31 Chiang Kai-shek, Chinese political and military leader who served as the leader of the Republic of China (1928-1975), born in Xikou, Zhejiang, China (d. 1975)

Chinese Military and Political Leader Chiang Kai-shek
Chinese Military and Political Leader
Chiang Kai-shek