Famous Hungarian Economists

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 1 Karl Polanyi

Karl Polanyi.
Famous As: Economist, Anthropologist, Economic historian, Historian, Journalist, Philosopher, Writer, University teacher, Sociologist
Birthdate: October 25, 1886
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Vienna
Died: April 23, 1964

 2 Michael Polanyi

Michael Polanyi.
Famous As: Philosopher, Economist, Chemist
Birthdate: March 11, 1891
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Budapest
Died: February 22, 1976
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 3 Gyula Andrássy

Gyula Andrássy.
Famous As: Politician, Diplomat, Economist
Birthdate: March 3, 1823
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Vlachovo
Died: February 18, 1890

 4 John Harsanyi

John Harsanyi.
Famous As: Economist
Birthdate: May 29, 1920
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Budapest
Died: August 9, 2000

Nobel Prize-winning Hungarian-American economist John Harsanyi is best remembered for developing game theory in mathematics. Known as one of the group of scientists called The Martians, he had escaped deportation during World War II and had fled to Austria and Australia, eventually attaining a PhD from Stanford in the U.S.

 5 Nicholas Kaldor

Nicholas Kaldor.
Famous As: Economist, Politician, University teacher
Birthdate: May 12, 1908
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Budapest
Died: September 30, 1986

 6 István Tisza

István Tisza
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: April 22, 1861
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Pest, Budapest, Hungary
Died: October 31, 1918

 7 Gordon Bajnai

Gordon Bajnai
Famous As: Prime Minister, economist
Birthdate: March 5, 1968
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Szeged
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