Famous People From Hungary
George SorosGeorge Soros
12 August 1930
Investor, Philanthropist
Harry HoudiniHarry Houdini
24 March 1874
Illusionist

John von NeumannJohn von Neumann
28 December 1903
Mathematician

Bela LugosiBela Lugosi
20 October 1882
American actor

Franz LisztFranz Liszt
22 October 1811
Composer, pianist, conductor and teacher

Mickey HargitayMickey Hargitay
06 January 1926
Actor
Charles I of AustriaCharles I of Austria
17 August 1887
Last ruler of Austro-Hungarian Empire

Viktor OrbánViktor Orbán
31 May 1963
Prime Minister of Hungary

Joseph II, Holy Roman EmperorJoseph II, Holy Roman Emperor
13 March 1741
Holy Roman Emperor

Ferdinand PorscheFerdinand Porsche
03 September 1875
Founder of Porsche Automobile Company
Theodor HerzlTheodor Herzl
02 May 1860
Journalist

Ignaz SemmelweisIgnaz Semmelweis
01 July 1818
Physician
Tommy RamoneTommy Ramone
29 January 1949
Record Producer, Drummer

Joseph PulitzerJoseph Pulitzer
10 April 1847
Journalist & Publisher

Leopold II, Holy Roman EmperorLeopold II, Holy Roman Emperor
05 May 1747
Holy Roman Emperor
Miklós HorthyMiklós Horthy
18 June 1868
Military Leader

Robert CapaRobert Capa
22 October 1913
Photographer
Ferdinand I of AustriaFerdinand I of Austria
19 April 1793
Emperor

Arthur KoestlerArthur Koestler
05 September 1905
 

Imre NagyImre Nagy
07 June 1896
Politician
Maximilian II, Holy Roman EmperorMaximilian II, Holy Roman Emperor
31 July 1527
Holy Roman Emperor

Marcel Lajos Breuer Marcel Breuer
21 May 1902
Architect & Furniture Designer
János ÁderJános Áder
09 May 1959
President of Hungary

Imre LakatosImre Lakatos
09 November 1922
Philosopher

Albert von Szent-Györgyi Albert Szent-Györgyi
16 September 1893
Physiologist

Dennis GaborDennis Gabor
05 June 1900
Father of Holography
BrassaiBrassaï
09 September 1899
Photographer
John HarsanyiJohn Harsanyi
29 May 1920
Economist

Endre AdyEndre Ady
22 November 1877
Poet

Friedrich von AmerlingFriedrich von Amerling
14 April 1803
Portrait Painter

Andre KerteszAndre Kertesz
02 July 1894
Photographer
Erno RubikErno Rubik
13 July 1944
Inventor

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George A. OlahGeorge A. Olah
22 May 1927
Chemist

Zoltan KodalyZoltan Kodaly
16 December 1882
Composer

Bela BartokBela Bartok
25 March 1881
Composer, Pianist

István FerenczyIstván Ferenczy
24 February 1792
Hungarian sculptor
Paul ErdősPaul Erdős
26 March 1913
Mathematician

Emile CzajaEmile Czaja
15 July 1909
Wrestler
Ferenc PuskásFerenc Puskás
01 April 1927
Footballer

Otto von HabsburgOtto von Habsburg
20 November 1912
Politician

Martin of ToursMartin of Tours
0316 AD
Saint
Leopold I, Holy Roman EmperorLeopold I, Holy Roman Emperor
09 June 1640
Composer

Georg SoltiGeorg Solti
21 October 1912
Conductor, Pianist, Musician, Composer, Music
Andrew GroveAndrew Grove
02 September 1936
Businessman

Cornel WildeCornel Wilde
13 October 1912
Actor

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

Stephen I of HungaryStephen I of Hungary
0967 AD
Former Grand Prince of the Hungarians

John HunyadiJohn Hunyadi
1407 AD
condottiero, politician
Thomas SzaszThomas Szasz
15 April 1920
Psychiatrist, Scientist, Writer, University

György LukácsGyörgy Lukács
13 April 1885
Philosopher

Ferdinand III, Holy Roman EmperorFerdinand III, Holy Roman Emperor
13 July 1608
Composer

Károly TakácsKároly Takács
21 January 1910
Olympic shooter
Charles SimonyiCharles Simonyi
10 September 1948
Astronaut, Computer scientist, Engineer,

Béla TarrBéla Tarr
21 July 1955
Screenwriter, Film director
Joseph I, Holy Roman EmperorJoseph I, Holy Roman Emperor
26 July 1678
Composer

Attila the HunAttila the Hun
0406 AD
Political leader

Paul LukasPaul Lukas
26 May 1891
actor, screenwriter, film actor
László Moholy-NagyLászló Moholy-Nagy
20 July 1895
Photographer

Miklós FehérMiklós Fehér
20 July 1979
Footballer
Béla KunBéla Kun
20 February 1886
Politician, Diplomat, Journalist

Béla KissBéla Kiss
1877 AD
Serial Killer

Louis I of HungaryLouis I of Hungary
05 March 1326
 
George FriedmanGeorge Friedman
 

Thomas PeterffyThomas Peterffy
1944 AD
Businessperson
János KádárJános Kádár
26 May 1912
political

Michael PolanyiMichael Polanyi
11 March 1891
Philosopher, Economist, Chemist

Victor VasarelyVictor Vasarely
09 April 1906
Painter, Visual artist, Sculptor

Michu MeszarosMichu Meszaros
20 September 1939
Actor, Film actor
Arpad MiklosArpad Miklos
11 September 1967
Adult Film Star, Engineer, Actor
Ferenc SzálasiFerenc Szálasi
06 January 1897
Political leader, Prime Minister

Mátyás RákosiMátyás Rákosi
09 March 1892
Politician

S. Z. SakallS. Z. Sakall
02 February 1883
actor, screenwriter, writer, stage actor

Władysław III of PolandWładysław III of Poland
31 October 1424
King
Hans SelyeHans Selye
26 January 1907
Endocrinologist

Stephen BáthoryStephen Báthory
27 September 1533
King

Joseph JoachimJoseph Joachim
28 June 1831
Composer, Conductor, Concertmaster, Musicologist,

Sándor KocsisSándor Kocsis
21 September 1929
Footballer

Charles I of HungaryCharles I of Hungary
1288 AD
King of Hungary
Béla IV of HungaryBéla IV of Hungary
29 November 1206
Politician

Franz LehárFranz Lehár
30 April 1870
Composer
Albert II of GermanyAlbert II of Germany
10 August 1397
politician

Louis II of HungaryLouis II of Hungary
01 July 1506
Politician

László BíróLászló Bíró
29 September 1899
Inventor
Béla I of HungaryBéla I of Hungary
1016 AD
King

Karl MannheimKarl Mannheim
27 March 1893
Sociologist, University teacher, Writer
George de HevesyGeorge de Hevesy
01 August 1885
Chemist, University teacher

Miklós NyiszliMiklós Nyiszli
17 June 1901
Physician, Writer

Laszlo TothLaszlo Toth
01 July 1938
geologist

Imre KertészImre Kertész
09 November 1929
Novelist
Ladislaus I of HungaryLadislaus I of Hungary
27 June 1046
politician

John HarsanyiJohn Harsanyi
29 May 1920
Economist, University teacher
Andrew II of HungaryAndrew II of Hungary
1177 AD
King

Eugene OrmandyEugene Ormandy
18 November 1899
Conductor, University teacher, Concertmaster
George PalGeorge Pal
01 February 1908
Animator

OrbanOrban
Engineer
Vilmos ZsigmondVilmos Zsigmond
16 June 1930
Cinematographer