Famous People Born In Budapest

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 1 
John von Neumann
(Great Mathematician Who Were Equally at Home in Pure and Applied Mathematics)
John von Neumann
15
Birthdate: December 28, 1903
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: February 8, 1957
 2 
Barbara Palvin
(Fashion Model)
Barbara Palvin
11
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: October 8, 1993
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 3 
Ferenc Puskás
(Football player Forward, Attacking Midfielder)
Ferenc Puskás
11
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 1, 1927
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: November 17, 2006
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 4 
Tommy Ramone
(Best Known as the Drummer for the Influential Punk Rock Band the ‘Ramones’)
Tommy Ramone
4
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: January 29, 1949
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: July 11, 2014
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 5 
Zsa Zsa Gabor
(Actress & Socialite)
Zsa Zsa Gabor
17
Birthdate: February 6, 1917
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: December 18, 2016
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
 6 
Robert Capa
(Photographer, Photojournalist)
Robert Capa
5
Birthdate: October 22, 1913
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: May 25, 1954
 7 
Harry Houdini
(Illusionist and Stunt Performer Known for His Sensational Escape Acts)
Harry Houdini
25
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: March 24, 1874
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: October 31, 1926
 8 
Ignaz Semmelweis
(Physician)
Ignaz Semmelweis
7
Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: July 1, 1818
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: August 13, 1865
 9 
Judit Polgár
(Chess player)
Judit Polgár
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 23, 1976
Sun Sign: Leo
 10 
Eva Gabor
(American Actress, Businesswoman, Singer and Socialite)
Eva Gabor
7
Birthdate: February 11, 1919
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: July 4, 1995
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
 11 
Georg Solti
(Hungarian-British Orchestral and Operatic Conductor Who has appeared With Opera Companies in Munich, Frankfurt and London)
Georg Solti
3
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: October 21, 1912
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: September 5, 1997
 12 
Mickey Hargitay
(Hungarian-American Actor and the 1955 Mr. Universe)
Mickey Hargitay
8
Birthdate: January 6, 1926
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: September 14, 2006
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 13 
Magda Gabor
(Hungarian-American Actress and Socialite)
Magda Gabor
5
Birthdate: June 11, 1915
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: June 6, 1997
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 14 
Ilona Staller
(Hungarian Former Pornographic Actress and Member of the Chamber of Deputies (1987 - 1992))
Ilona Staller
10
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: November 26, 1951
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 15 
Erno Rubik
(Inventor)
Erno Rubik
8
Birthdate: July 13, 1944
Sun Sign: Cancer
 16 
Edward Teller
(physicist)
Edward Teller
5
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: January 15, 1908
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: September 9, 2003
 17 
Michael Curtiz
(Film Director)
Michael Curtiz
5
Birthdate: December 24, 1886
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: April 10, 1962
 18 
Attila Csihar
(Vocalist)
Attila Csihar
2
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: March 29, 1971
Sun Sign: Aries
 19 
Gabor Maté
(Physician, Writer)
Gabor Maté
1
Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: January 6, 1944
Sun Sign: Capricorn
 20 
Peter Munk
(Engineer)
Peter Munk
0
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: November 8, 1927
Sun Sign: Scorpio
 21 
László Bíró
(Inventor)
László Bíró
2
Birthdate: September 29, 1899
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: October 24, 1985
 22 
Andras Schiff
(Pianist)
Andras Schiff
2
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: December 21, 1953
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
 23 
Leó Szilárd
(Physicist)
Leó Szilárd
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: February 11, 1898
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: May 30, 1964
 24 
Catherine Schell
1
Birthdate: July 17, 1944
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 25 
Eugene Wigner
(Physicist & Mathematician)
Eugene Wigner
1
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: November 17, 1902
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: January 1, 1995
 26 
Dennis Gabor
(Father of Holography)
Dennis Gabor
0
Birthdate: June 5, 1900
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: February 8, 1979
 27 
Mária Telkes
(Biophysicist)
Mária Telkes
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: December 12, 1900
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Died: December 2, 1995
 28 
Andre Kertesz
(Photographer)
Andre Kertesz
0
Listed In: Photographers
Birthdate: July 2, 1894
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: September 28, 1985
 29 
György Lukács
(Hungarian Marxist Philosopher, Literary Historian and One of the Founders of Western Marxism)
György Lukács
2
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: April 13, 1885
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: June 4, 1971
 30 
George de Hevesy
(Hungarian Radiochemist Known for His Key Role in the Development of 'Radioactive Tracers')
George de Hevesy
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: August 1, 1885
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: July 5, 1966
 31 
Amrita Shergil
(Greatest avant-garde women artists of the early 20th century)
Amrita Shergil
3
Birthdate: January 30, 1913
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: December 5, 1941
 32 
Ahna Capri
(Actress)
Ahna Capri
0
Birthdate: July 6, 1944
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: August 19, 2010
 33 
Charles Simonyi
(Astronaut, Computer scientist, Engineer, Scientist, Programmer)
Charles Simonyi
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: September 10, 1948
Sun Sign: Virgo
 34 
Michu Meszaros
(Best remembered as a performer with Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus)
Michu Meszaros
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 1, 1939
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: June 12, 2016
Height: 2'9" (84 cm)
 35 
Laszlo Cseh
(Swimmer)
Laszlo Cseh
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 3, 1985
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 36 
S. Z. Sakall
(Hungarian-American Actor)
S. Z. Sakall
2
Birthdate: February 2, 1883
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: February 12, 1955
 37 
Károly Takács
(Olympic shooter)
Károly Takács
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 21, 1910
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: January 5, 1976
 38 
Miklós Rózsa
(Composer)
Miklós Rózsa
1
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: April 18, 1907
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: July 27, 1995
 39 
Jolie Gabor
(Jeweler and Socialite & Mother of Actresses 'Magda', 'Zsa Zsa' and 'Eva Gabor')
Jolie Gabor
2
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: September 30, 1896
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: April 1, 1997
 40 
Imi Lichtenfeld
(Martial artist)
Imi Lichtenfeld
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 26, 1910
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: January 9, 1998
 41 
Michael Polanyi
(British Polymath Who Made Important Theoretical Contributions to Physical Chemistry, Economics, and Philosophy)
Michael Polanyi
0
Birthdate: March 11, 1891
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: February 22, 1976
 42 
Thomas Szasz
(Psychiatrist)
Thomas Szasz
1
Birthdate: April 15, 1920
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: September 8, 2012
 43 
Hannah Szenes
(Writer, Poet)
Hannah Szenes
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: July 17, 1921
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: November 7, 1944
 44 
Albert Szent-Györgyi
(Physiologist)
Albert Szent-Györgyi
1
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: September 16, 1893
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: October 22, 1986
 45 
Sylvia Plachy
(Hungarian-American Photographer Best Known for Weekly Pictures in 'The Village Voice')
Sylvia Plachy
0
Listed In: Photographers
Birthdate: May 24, 1943
Sun Sign: Gemini
 46 
Andrew G. Vajna
(Film producer)
Andrew G. Vajna
0
Birthdate: August 1, 1944
Sun Sign: Leo
 47 
Thomas Peterffy
(Businessperson)
Thomas Peterffy
0
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: 1944 AD
 48 
Krisztina Egerszegi
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 16, 1974
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 49 
Theodore von Karman
(Mathematician)
Theodore von Karman
3
Listed In: Engineers
Birthdate: May 11, 1881
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: May 6, 1963
 50 
Béla Guttmann
(Former Football player centre-half)
Béla Guttmann
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 27, 1899
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: August 28, 1981