Famous Hungarian Architects

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 1 Marcel Breuer

Marcel Breuer
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Famous As: Architect & Furniture Designer
Birthdate: May 21, 1902
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Pécs, Austria-Hungary
Died: July 1, 1981
Hungarian architect and furniture designer Marcel Breuer was a major figure of the International Style of design. His innovative designs made use of new technology and materials, such as steel furniture resembling the designs of bicycle handle bars, also known as the Wassily chair. He inspired the documentary Breuer's Bohemia.

 2 Wolfgang von Kempelen

Wolfgang von Kempelen
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Famous As: Author and inventor, known for his chess-playing "automaton" hoax The Turk and for his speaking machine
Birthdate: January 23, 1734
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Bratislava, Slovakia
Died: March 26, 1804

Known as an eccentric thinker, Wolfgang von Kempelen is best remembered for his automatic chess-playing machine The Turk and his speaking machine. The Turk eventually turned out to be a hoax, designed by Kempelen to impress Maria Theresa, the Austrian Empress, and had human chess players operating it.

 3 Alfréd Hajós

Alfréd Hajós
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Famous As: Swimmer
Birthdate: February 1, 1878
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Budapest, Hungary
Died: November 12, 1955
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 4 László Hudec

László Hudec
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Famous As: Architect active in Shanghai from 1918 to 1945
Birthdate: January 8, 1893
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Banská Bystrica, Slovakia
Died: October 26, 1958

 5 József Hild

József Hild
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Famous As: Architect
Birthdate: December 8, 1789
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Pest, Budapest, Hungary
Died: March 6, 1867

 6 Győző Czigler

Győző Czigler
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Famous As: Architect
Birthdate: July 19, 1850
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Arad
Died: March 28, 1905