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
14
Birthdate: December 28, 1903
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: February 8, 1957

 2 
Barbara Palvin
(Fashion Model)

Barbara Palvin
7
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 
Robert Capa
(Photographer, Photojournalist)

Robert Capa
5
Birthdate: October 22, 1913
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: May 25, 1954

 5 
Tommy Ramone
(Best Known as the Drummer for the Influential Punk Rock Band the ‘Ramones’)

Tommy Ramone
2
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: January 29, 1949
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: July 11, 2014
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 6 
Zsa Zsa Gabor
(Socialite, Actress)

Zsa Zsa Gabor
14
Birthdate: February 6, 1917
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: December 18, 2016

 7 
Harry Houdini
(Illusionist)

Harry Houdini
20
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: March 24, 1874
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: October 31, 1926
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 8 
Judit Polgár
(Chess player)

Judit Polgár
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 23, 1976
Sun Sign: Leo

 9 
Eva Gabor
(Played Lisa Douglas, the wife of Oliver Wendell Douglas, on the hit TV show Green Acres)

Eva Gabor
5
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: February 11, 1919
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: July 4, 1995
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)

 10 

Mickey Hargitay
6
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 6, 1926
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: September 14, 2006
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 11 
Michael Curtiz
(Film Director)

Michael Curtiz
2
Birthdate: December 24, 1886
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: April 10, 1962

 12 
Erno Rubik
(Inventor)

Erno Rubik
6
Birthdate: July 13, 1944
Sun Sign: Cancer

 13 
Magda Gabor
(Actress)

Magda Gabor
4
Birthdate: June 11, 1915
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: June 6, 1997
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 14 
László Bíró
(Inventor)

László Bíró
0
Birthdate: September 29, 1899
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: October 24, 1985

 15 
Edward Teller
(physicist)

Edward Teller
4
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: January 15, 1908
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: September 9, 2003

 16 
Andras Schiff
(Pianist)

Andras Schiff
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: December 21, 1953
Sun Sign: Sagittarius

 17 
Georg Solti
(Conductor)

Georg Solti
2
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: October 21, 1912
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: September 5, 1997

 18 
Leó Szilárd
(Physicist)

Leó Szilárd
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: February 11, 1898
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: May 30, 1964

 19 
Peter Munk
(Engineer)

Peter Munk
0
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: November 8, 1927
Sun Sign: Scorpio

 20 
György Lukács
(Philosopher)

György Lukács
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Birthdate: April 13, 1885
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: June 4, 1971

 21 
Eugene Wigner
(Physicist & Mathematician)

Eugene Wigner
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: November 17, 1902
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: January 1, 1995

 22 

Catherine Schell
0
Birthdate: July 17, 1944
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 23 
Dennis Gabor
(Father of Holography)

Dennis Gabor
0
Birthdate: June 5, 1900
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: February 8, 1979

 24 
Amrita Shergil
(Greatest avant-garde women artists of the early 20th century)

Amrita Shergil
2
Birthdate: January 30, 1913
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: December 5, 1941

 25 
Andre Kertesz
(Photographer)

Andre Kertesz
0
Listed In: Photographers
Birthdate: July 2, 1894
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: September 28, 1985

 26 

George de Hevesy
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: August 1, 1885
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: July 5, 1966

 27 
Ahna Capri
(Actress)

Ahna Capri
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Birthdate: July 6, 1944
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: August 19, 2010

 28 
Laszlo Cseh
(Swimmer)

Laszlo Cseh
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 3, 1985
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 29 
Michu Meszaros
(Best remembered as a performer with Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus)

Michu Meszaros
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 1, 1939
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: June 12, 2016
Height: 2'9" (84 cm)

 30 
Sándor Kocsis
(Footballer - Striker for Hungary)

Sándor Kocsis
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 21, 1929
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: July 22, 1979
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 31 
Andrew Grove
(Businessman)

Andrew Grove
1
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: September 2, 1936
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: March 21, 2016

 32 

S. Z. Sakall
0
Birthdate: February 2, 1883
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: February 12, 1955

 33 
Ilona Staller
(Pornographic actor, Politician)

Ilona Staller
6
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 26, 1951
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 34 
Károly Takács
(Olympic shooter)

Károly Takács
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 21, 1910
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: January 5, 1976

 35 
Imi Lichtenfeld
(Martial artist)

Imi Lichtenfeld
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 26, 1910
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: January 9, 1998

 36 
Attila Csihar
(Vocalist)

Attila Csihar
0
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: March 29, 1971
Sun Sign: Aries

 37 
Gabor Maté
(Physician, Writer)

Gabor Maté
0
Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: January 6, 1944
Sun Sign: Capricorn

 38 
Jolie Gabor
(Jeweler and Socialite & Mother of Actresses 'Magda', 'Zsa Zsa' and 'Eva Gabor')

Jolie Gabor
1
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: September 30, 1896
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: April 1, 1997

 39 
Paul Lukas
(Actor)

Paul Lukas
0
Birthdate: May 26, 1894
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: August 15, 1971
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 40 
Thomas Szasz
(Psychiatrist)

Thomas Szasz
1
Birthdate: April 15, 1920
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: September 8, 2012

 41 
Miklós Rózsa
(Composer)

Miklós Rózsa
1
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: April 18, 1907
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: July 27, 1995

 42 
Charles Simonyi
(Astronaut, Computer scientist, Engineer, Scientist, Programmer)

Charles Simonyi
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: September 10, 1948
Sun Sign: Virgo

 43 
Albert Szent-Györgyi
(Physiologist)

Albert Szent-Györgyi
1
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: September 16, 1893
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: October 22, 1986

 44 
Hannah Szenes
(Writer, Poet)

Hannah Szenes
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: July 17, 1921
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: November 7, 1944

 45 
Sylvia Plachy
(Photographer)

Sylvia Plachy
0
Listed In: Photographers
Birthdate: May 24, 1943
Sun Sign: Gemini

 46 
Andrew G. Vajna
(Film producer)

Andrew G. Vajna
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Birthdate: August 1, 1944
Sun Sign: Leo

 47 
Thomas Peterffy
(Businessperson)

Thomas Peterffy
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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 

Jázmin Dammak
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Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: June 27, 1984
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 50 
Eva Bartok
(Actress)

Eva Bartok
0
Birthdate: June 18, 1927
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: August 1, 1998