Famous People From Hungary
Find out more about the greatest Hungarian Writers, including Arthur Koestler, Thomas Szasz, George Friedman, Karl Polanyi and Hannah Szenes.
Arthur KoestlerArthur Koestler
05 September 1905
 
Endre AdyEndre Ady
22 November 1877
Poet

Karl PolanyiKarl Polanyi
25 October 1886
Economist, Anthropologist, Economic historian,

Thomas SzaszThomas Szasz
15 April 1920
Psychiatrist, Scientist, Writer, University

George FriedmanGeorge Friedman
 

Hannah SzenesHannah Szenes
17 July 1921
Writer, Poet
Karl MannheimKarl Mannheim
27 March 1893
Sociologist, University teacher, Writer

Miklós NyiszliMiklós Nyiszli
17 June 1901
Physician, Writer

Gitta SerenyGitta Sereny
13 February 1921
journalist, writer, historian, non-fiction writer

Imre KertészImre Kertész
09 November 1929
Novelist
Kati MartonKati Marton
03 April 1949
Journalist, writer

József MindszentyJózsef Mindszenty
29 March 1892
Catholic priest
Attila JózsefAttila József
11 April 1905
Hungarian poet

Sándor FerencziSándor Ferenczi
07 July 1873
Psychanalyst, Psychiatrist, Non-fiction writer,

Sándor MáraiSándor Márai
11 April 1900
Writer
László NemesLászló Nemes
18 February 1977
Film Director

Ferenc MolnárFerenc Molnár
12 January 1878
Author
Max NordauMax Nordau
29 July 1849
Sociologist, Physician, Journalist, Writer

Wolfgang von KempelenWolfgang von Kempelen
23 January 1734
Engineer, Writer, Painter, Playwright, Chess

Franz GrillparzerFranz Grillparzer
15 January 1791
Austrian writer
Olga LengyelOlga Lengyel
19 October 1908
Writer

Ferenc KazinczyFerenc Kazinczy
27 October 1759
Linguist, Writer, Playwright, Poet
Baroness Emma OrczyBaroness Emma Orczy
23 September 1865
 

Sándor PetőfiSándor Petőfi
01 January 1823
Poet, revolutionary