Famous Hungarian Leaders

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 1 Leopold I, Holy Roman Emperor

Leopold I, Holy Roman Emperor.
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Famous As: Composer
Birthdate: June 9, 1640
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Vienna
Died: May 5, 1705

Second son of Emperor Ferdinand III, Leopold I became the heir apparent to his father’s throne on the death of his elder brother in 1654, being coroneted as the Holy Roman Emperor in 1658. Although he received little training for the throne, Austria became a great European power during his reign, emerging victorious in struggles against Ottoman Empire and France.

 2 Viktor Orbán

Viktor Orbán.
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Famous As: Prime Minister of Hungary
Birthdate: May 31, 1963
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Székesfehérvár

Viktor Orbán is a Hungarian politician and the current prime minister of Hungary. He is also the president of a national conservative political party called Fidesz. Over the years, Orbán has introduced major legislative and constitutional reforms in the country. However, Hungary has also been experiencing democratic backsliding under his leadership since 2010.

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 3 Imre Nagy

Imre Nagy.
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Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: June 7, 1896
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Kaposvár, Hungary
Died: June 16, 1958

Imre Nagy was a Hungarian politician who served as the third chairman of the Council of Ministers of the Hungarian People's Republic. He also served as the 44th prime minister of Hungary. In 1956, Nagy played an influential role in the Hungarian Revolution of 1956 where he led the Revolution against the government, for which he was executed in 1958.

 4 John Hunyadi

John Hunyadi.
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Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: 1406 AD
Birthplace: Transylvania, Romania
Died: August 11, 1456
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 5 György Lukács

György Lukács.
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Famous As: Philosopher
Birthdate: April 13, 1885
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Budapest, Hungary
Died: June 4, 1971

 6 Ferdinand III, Holy Roman Emperor

Ferdinand III, Holy Roman Emperor
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Famous As: Composer
Birthdate: July 13, 1608
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Graz
Died: April 2, 1657

 7 Miklós Horthy

Miklós Horthy.
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Famous As: Military Leader
Birthdate: June 18, 1868
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Kenderes, Hungary
Died: February 9, 1957

Miklós Horthy was a Hungarian statesman and admiral who served as the regent of Hungary from 1920 to 1944. He started his career in the Austro-Hungarian Navy and played an important role in the Battle of the Strait of Otranto. During the final year of World War I, Miklós Horthy became commander-in-chief of the Austro-Hungarian Navy.

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 8 George Friedman

George Friedman
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Famous As: Political Scientist
Birthdate: February 1, 1949
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Budapest, Hungary

 9 János Áder

János Áder.
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Famous As: President of Hungary
Birthdate: May 9, 1959
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Csorna

Hungarian president János Áder was born in the small town Csorna and is a qualified lawyer. His first step into politics was as a law expert of the liberal-democratic party Fidesz. He has previously been the Speaker of the National Assembly. The father of four is married to a judge.

 10 Lajos Kossuth

Lajos Kossuth
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Famous As: Lawyer
Birthdate: September 16, 1802
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Monok, Hungary
Died: March 20, 1894

 11 Louis I of Hungary

Louis I of Hungary
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Birthdate: March 5, 1326
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Visegrád
Died: September 10, 1382

 12 Béla Kun

Béla Kun
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Famous As: Politician, Diplomat, Journalist
Birthdate: February 20, 1886
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Cehu Silvaniei
Died: August 29, 1938

 13 Mátyás Rákosi

Mátyás Rákosi
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Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: March 9, 1892
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Ada
Died: February 5, 1971

 14 Árpád

Árpád
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Famous As: Hungarian ruler
Birthdate: 0845 AD
Died: 0907 AD

 15 Sándor Petőfi

Sándor Petőfi
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Famous As: Poet, revolutionary
Birthdate: January 1, 1823
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Kiskőrös

 16 Louis II of Hungary

Louis II of Hungary
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Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: July 1, 1506
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Buda
Died: August 29, 1526

 17 Gyula Andrássy

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

 18 Ferenc Rákóczi, II

Ferenc Rákóczi, II
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Famous As: Prince
Birthdate: March 27, 1676
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Borsi, Hungary
Died: April 8, 1735

 19 Albert II of Germany

Albert II of Germany
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Famous As: politician
Birthdate: August 10, 1397
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Vienna
Died: October 27, 1439

 20 John Zápolya

John Zápolya
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Birthdate: February 2, 1487
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Spišské Podhradie

 21 Ferenc Gyurcsány

Ferenc Gyurcsány
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Famous As: Prime Minister
Birthdate: June 4, 1961
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Pápa

 22 Pál Teleki

Pál Teleki
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Famous As: Prime minister
Birthdate: November 1, 1879
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Budapest, Hungary
Died: April 3, 1941

 23 Andrew III of Hungary

Andrew III of Hungary
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Famous As: prelate
Birthdate: 1265 AD
Birthplace: Venice
Died: January 14, 1301

 24 Ernő Gerő

Ernő Gerő
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Famous As: Political leader
Birthdate: July 8, 1898
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Trebušovce, Slovakia
Died: March 12, 1980

 25 István Tisza

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

 26 Mihály Károlyi

Mihály Károlyi
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Famous As: Political leader
Birthdate: March 4, 1875
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Budapest, Hungary
Died: March 20, 1955

 27 Rudolf Kastner

Rudolf Kastner
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Famous As: journalist, lawyer
Birthdate: 1906 AD
Birthplace: Cluj-Napoca
Died: March 15, 1957

 28 Prince Leopold Clement of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha

Prince Leopold Clement of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha
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Famous As: Military personnel
Birthdate: July 19, 1878
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Svätý Anton, Hungary
Died: April 27, 1916

 29 Teddy Kollek

Teddy Kollek
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Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: May 27, 1911
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Nagyvázsony, Hungary
Died: January 2, 2007

 30 Ferenc Deák

Ferenc Deák
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Famous As: Statesman
Birthdate: October 17, 1803
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Söjtör, Hungary
Died: January 28, 1876

 31 Arpad Goncz

Arpad Goncz
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Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: February 10, 1922
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Budapest, Hungary
Died: October 6, 2015

 32 Pál Schmitt

Pál Schmitt
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Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: May 13, 1942
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Budapest, Kingdom of Hungary

 33 Gyula Gömbös

Gyula Gömbös
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Famous As: Military officer
Birthdate: December 26, 1886
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Murga, Hungary
Died: October 6, 1936

 34 Gordon Bajnai

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

 35 Károly Grósz

Károly Grósz
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Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: August 1, 1930
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Miskolc, Hungary
Died: January 7, 1996

 36 József Antall

József Antall
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Famous As: Teacher
Birthdate: April 8, 1932
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Pestújhely, Budapest, Hungary
Died: December 12, 1993

 37 Bercsényi Miklós

Bercsényi Miklós
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Famous As: Hungarian count
Birthdate: December 6, 1665
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Hrádok, Slovakia
Died: November 6, 1725

 38 Lajos Batthyány

Lajos Batthyány
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Famous As: Statesman
Birthdate: February 10, 1807
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Bratislava, Slovakia
Died: October 6, 1849

 39 László Sólyom

László Sólyom
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Famous As: Former President of Hungary
Birthdate: January 3, 1942
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Pécs, Hungary

 40 Mór Jókai

Mór Jókai
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Famous As: Novelist
Birthdate: February 18, 1825
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Komarom, Hungary
Died: May 5, 1904

 41 Katalin Novák

Katalin Novák
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Famous As: Member of National Assembly
Birthdate: September 6, 1977
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Szeged, Hungary

 42 Zsolt Borkai

Zsolt Borkai
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Famous As: Artistic gymnast, Politician
Birthdate: August 31, 1965
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Győr, Hungary

 43 Zoltán Tildy

Zoltán Tildy
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Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: November 18, 1889
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Losonc, Austria-Hungary (today Lučenec, Slovakia)
Died: August 4, 1961

 44 László Bárdossy

László Bárdossy
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Famous As: Diplomat
Birthdate: December 10, 1890
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Szombathely, Hungary
Died: January 10, 1946

 45 István Bethlen

István Bethlen
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Famous As: Statesman
Birthdate: October 8, 1874
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Gernyeszeg, Kingdom of Hungary, Austria-Hungary
Died: October 5, 1946

 46 Miklós Kállay

Miklós Kállay
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Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: January 23, 1887
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Nyíregyháza, Hungary
Died: January 14, 1967

 47 Bertalan Farkas

Bertalan Farkas
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Famous As: Cosmonaut
Birthdate: August 2, 1949
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Gyulaháza, Hungary

 48 Ferenc Nagy

Ferenc Nagy
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Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: October 8, 1903
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Bisse, Hungary
Died: June 12, 1979

 49 Gyula Horn

Gyula Horn
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Famous As: Prime Minister
Birthdate: July 5, 1932
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Budapest
Died: June 19, 2013

 50 Gyorgy Balint

Gyorgy Balint
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Famous As: Horticulturist
Birthdate: July 28, 1919
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Gyöngyös, Hungary
Died: June 21, 2020