Famous People From Hungary
George SorosGeorge Soros
(Investor, Philanthropist)

12 August 1930

Harry HoudiniHarry Houdini
(Illusionist)

24 March 1874

John von NeumannJohn von Neumann
(Mathematician)

28 December 1903

Charles I of AustriaCharles I of Austria
(Last ruler of Austro-Hungarian Empire)

17 August 1887

Franz LisztFranz Liszt
(Composer, pianist, conductor and teacher)

22 October 1811

Mickey HargitayMickey Hargitay
(Actor)

06 January 1926

Viktor OrbánViktor Orbán
(Prime Minister of Hungary)

31 May 1963

Bela LugosiBela Lugosi
(American actor)

20 October 1882

Joseph PulitzerJoseph Pulitzer
(Journalist & Publisher)

10 April 1847

Joseph II, Holy Roman EmperorJoseph II, Holy Roman Emperor
(Holy Roman Emperor)

13 March 1741

Tommy RamoneTommy Ramone
(Record Producer, Drummer)

29 January 1949

Ignaz SemmelweisIgnaz Semmelweis
(Physician)

01 July 1818

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Robert CapaRobert Capa
(Photographer)

22 October 1913

Arthur KoestlerArthur Koestler

05 September 1905

Maximilian II, Holy Roman EmperorMaximilian II, Holy Roman Emperor
(Holy Roman Emperor)

31 July 1527

Marcel Lajos Breuer Marcel Breuer
(Architect & Furniture Designer)

21 May 1902

Imre LakatosImre Lakatos
(Philosopher)

09 November 1922

Albert von Szent-Györgyi Albert Szent-Györgyi
(Physiologist)

16 September 1893

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BrassaiBrassaï
(Photographer)

09 September 1899

Dennis GaborDennis Gabor
(Father of Holography)

05 June 1900

John HarsanyiJohn Harsanyi
(Economist)

29 May 1920

Erno RubikErno Rubik
(Inventor)

13 July 1944

Endre AdyEndre Ady
(Poet)

22 November 1877

Bela BartokBela Bartok
(Composer, Pianist)

25 March 1881

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Friedrich von AmerlingFriedrich von Amerling
(Portrait Painter)

14 April 1803

Andre KerteszAndre Kertesz
(Photographer)

02 July 1894

Zoltan KodalyZoltan Kodaly
(Composer)

16 December 1882

George A. OlahGeorge A. Olah
(Chemist)

22 May 1927

János ÁderJános Áder
(President of Hungary)

09 May 1959

István FerenczyIstván Ferenczy
(Hungarian sculptor)

24 February 1792

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Ferenc PuskásFerenc Puskás
(Footballer)

01 April 1927

Leopold I, Holy Roman EmperorLeopold I, Holy Roman Emperor
(Composer)

09 June 1640

Otto von HabsburgOtto von Habsburg
(Politician)

20 November 1912

Theodor HerzlTheodor Herzl
(Journalist, Writer, Poet lawyer, Lawyer, Playwright)

02 May 1860

Miklós HorthyMiklós Horthy
(Politician, Diplomat, Officer)

18 June 1868

Joseph I, Holy Roman EmperorJoseph I, Holy Roman Emperor
(Composer)

26 July 1678

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Charles VI, Holy Roman EmperorCharles VI, Holy Roman Emperor
(Emperor)

01 October 1685

Leopold II, Holy Roman EmperorLeopold II, Holy Roman Emperor
(Politician)

05 May 1747

Georg SoltiGeorg Solti
(Conductor, Pianist, Musician, Composer, Music director)

21 October 1912

John HunyadiJohn Hunyadi
(condottiero, politician)

1407 AD

Imre NagyImre Nagy
(Politician, Diplomat, Economist)

07 June 1896

Martin of ToursMartin of Tours
(Saint)

0316 AD

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Thomas SzaszThomas Szasz
(Psychiatrist, Scientist, Writer, University teacher)

15 April 1920

Stephen I of HungaryStephen I of Hungary
(Former Grand Prince of the Hungarians)

0967 AD

Ferdinand III, Holy Roman EmperorFerdinand III, Holy Roman Emperor
(Composer)

13 July 1608

Andrew GroveAndrew Grove
(Businessman)

02 September 1936

Karl PolanyiKarl Polanyi
(Economist, Anthropologist, Economic historian, Historian, Journalist, Philosopher, Writer, University teacher, Sociologist)

25 October 1886

Victor VasarelyVictor Vasarely
(Painter, Visual artist, Sculptor)

09 April 1906

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László Moholy-NagyLászló Moholy-Nagy
(Photographer)

20 July 1895

Attila the HunAttila the Hun
(Political leader)

0406 AD

Miklós FehérMiklós Fehér
(Footballer)

20 July 1979

Béla KunBéla Kun
(Politician, Diplomat, Journalist)

20 February 1886

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

10 September 1948

John LukacsJohn Lukacs
(Historian of the modern age, Historian, University teacher)

31 January 1924

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János KádárJános Kádár
(political)

26 May 1912

Ferenc SzálasiFerenc Szálasi
(Political leader, Prime Minister)

06 January 1897

Louis I of HungaryLouis I of Hungary

05 March 1326

Arpad MiklosArpad Miklos
(Adult Film Star, Engineer, Actor)

11 September 1967

Béla TarrBéla Tarr
(Screenwriter, Film director)

21 July 1955

Mátyás RákosiMátyás Rákosi
(Politician)

09 March 1892

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Michael PolanyiMichael Polanyi
(Philosopher, Economist, Chemist)

11 March 1891

Paul LukasPaul Lukas
(actor, screenwriter, film actor)

26 May 1891

Béla KissBéla Kiss
(Serial Killer)

1877 AD

Charles I of HungaryCharles I of Hungary
(King of Hungary)

1288 AD

George FriedmanGeorge Friedman
László BíróLászló Bíró
(Inventor)

29 September 1899

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Franz LehárFranz Lehár
(Composer)

30 April 1870

Sándor KocsisSándor Kocsis
(Footballer)

21 September 1929

S. Z. SakallS. Z. Sakall
(actor, screenwriter, writer, stage actor)

02 February 1883

Imre KertészImre Kertész
(Novelist)

09 November 1929

Elmyr de HoryElmyr de Hory
(art forger, painter)

14 April 1905

Joseph JoachimJoseph Joachim
(Composer, Conductor, Concertmaster, Musicologist, Music educator, University teacher, Musician)

28 June 1831

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Vilmos ZsigmondVilmos Zsigmond
(Cinematographer)

16 June 1930

Béla IV of HungaryBéla IV of Hungary
(Politician)

29 November 1206

Laszlo TothLaszlo Toth
(geologist)

01 July 1938

Albert II of GermanyAlbert II of Germany
(politician)

10 August 1397

Louis II of HungaryLouis II of Hungary
(Politician)

01 July 1506

Miklós NyiszliMiklós Nyiszli
(Physician, Writer)

17 June 1901

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Karl MannheimKarl Mannheim
(Sociologist, University teacher, Writer)

27 March 1893

Andrew II of HungaryAndrew II of Hungary
(King)

1177 AD

Zoltán GeraZoltán Gera
(Footballer)

22 April 1979