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

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

John von NeumannJohn von Neumann
28 December 1903
Mathematician

Mickey HargitayMickey Hargitay
06 January 1926
Actor

Charles I of AustriaCharles I of Austria
17 August 1887
Last ruler of Austro-Hungarian Empire
Bela LugosiBela Lugosi
20 October 1882
American actor

Viktor OrbánViktor Orbán
31 May 1963
Prime Minister of Hungary

Ferdinand PorscheFerdinand Porsche
03 September 1875
Founder of Porsche Automobile Company
Joseph II, Holy Roman EmperorJoseph II, Holy Roman Emperor
13 March 1741
Holy Roman Emperor

Arthur KoestlerArthur Koestler
05 September 1905
 
Georg SoltiGeorg Solti
21 October 1912
Conductor, Pianist

Ignaz SemmelweisIgnaz Semmelweis
01 July 1818
Physician

Theodor HerzlTheodor Herzl
02 May 1860
Journalist

Tommy RamoneTommy Ramone
29 January 1949
Record Producer, Drummer

Bela BartokBela Bartok
25 March 1881
Composer, Pianist
Paul ErdősPaul Erdős
26 March 1913
Mathematician

Miklós HorthyMiklós Horthy
18 June 1868
Military Leader

Leopold II, Holy Roman EmperorLeopold II, Holy Roman Emperor
05 May 1747
Holy Roman Emperor

Joseph PulitzerJoseph Pulitzer
10 April 1847
Journalist & Publisher
Ferdinand I of AustriaFerdinand I of Austria
19 April 1793
Emperor

Robert CapaRobert Capa
22 October 1913
Photographer
Erno RubikErno Rubik
13 July 1944
Inventor

Maximilian II, Holy Roman EmperorMaximilian II, Holy Roman Emperor
31 July 1527
Holy Roman Emperor

Imre NagyImre Nagy
07 June 1896
Politician
Marcel Lajos Breuer Marcel Breuer
21 May 1902
Architect & Furniture Designer

János ÁderJános Áder
09 May 1959
President of Hungary
Zoltan KodalyZoltan Kodaly
16 December 1882
Composer

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

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Andre KerteszAndre Kertesz
02 July 1894
Photographer
BrassaiBrassaï
09 September 1899
Photographer

John HarsanyiJohn Harsanyi
29 May 1920
Economist

Endre AdyEndre Ady
22 November 1877
Poet

George A. OlahGeorge A. Olah
22 May 1927
Chemist
Friedrich von AmerlingFriedrich von Amerling
14 April 1803
Portrait Painter
István FerenczyIstván Ferenczy
24 February 1792
Hungarian sculptor

Marton CsokasMarton Csokas
30 June 1966
Actor

Ferenc PuskásFerenc Puskás
01 April 1927
Footballer

Otto von HabsburgOtto von Habsburg
20 November 1912
Politician
Péter GulácsiPéter Gulácsi
06 May 1990
Footballer

Kornél MundruczóKornél Mundruczó
03 April 1975
Film director

Comte de Saint-GermainComte de Saint-Germain
1691 AD
Adventurer

Matthias CorvinusMatthias Corvinus
23 February 1443
King

Leopold I, Holy Roman EmperorLeopold I, Holy Roman Emperor
09 June 1640
Composer
Márton FucsovicsMárton Fucsovics
08 February 1992
Tennis player

Thomas PeterffyThomas Peterffy
1944 AD
Businessperson
Gyorgy DozsaGyorgy Dozsa
1470 AD
Soldier

John HunyadiJohn Hunyadi
1406 AD
Politician

Edgar ÆthelingEdgar Ætheling
1051 AD
King
Cornel WildeCornel Wilde
13 October 1912
Actor

Andrew GroveAndrew Grove
02 September 1936
Businessman
Ferdinand III, Holy Roman EmperorFerdinand III, Holy Roman Emperor
13 July 1608
Composer

Sir Alexander KordaSir Alexander Korda
16 September 1893
Film Director

György LukácsGyörgy Lukács
13 April 1885
Philosopher

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

Attila CsiharAttila Csihar
29 March 1971
Vocalist
Péter LékóPéter Lékó
08 September 1979
Chess Grandmaster

Miklós FehérMiklós Fehér
20 July 1979
Footballer

Thomas SzaszThomas Szasz
15 April 1920
Psychiatrist

Stephen I of HungaryStephen I of Hungary
0975 AD
Grand Prince
Joseph I, Holy Roman EmperorJoseph I, Holy Roman Emperor
26 July 1678
Holy Roman emperor

OrbanOrban
Engineer
Béla TarrBéla Tarr
21 July 1955
Screenwriter, Film director

Louis I of HungaryLouis I of Hungary
05 March 1326
 

Lajos Kossuth de Udvard et KossuthfalvaLajos Kossuth
16 September 1802
Lawyer
Charles SimonyiCharles Simonyi
10 September 1948
Astronaut, Computer scientist, Engineer,

S. Z. SakallS. Z. Sakall
02 February 1883
Actor
János KádárJános Kádár
26 May 1912
political

Ferenc SzálasiFerenc Szálasi
06 January 1897
Political leader, Prime Minister

Károly TakácsKároly Takács
21 January 1910
Olympic shooter
László Moholy-NagyLászló Moholy-Nagy
20 July 1895
Photographer

Theodore von KarmanTheodore von Karman
11 May 1881
Mathematician
Stephen BáthoryStephen Báthory
27 September 1533
King

Paul LukasPaul Lukas
26 May 1894
Actor

Béla KunBéla Kun
20 February 1886
Politician, Diplomat, Journalist

George FriedmanGeorge Friedman
01 February 1949
Political Scientist
Arpad MiklosArpad Miklos
11 September 1967
Adult Film Star, Engineer, Actor
Ladislao KubalaLadislao Kubala
10 June 1927
Footballer

Mátyás RákosiMátyás Rákosi
09 March 1892
Politician

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

ÁrpádÁrpád
0845 AD
Hungarian ruler
Béla KissBéla Kiss
1877 AD
Serial Killer

Sándor KocsisSándor Kocsis
21 September 1929
Footballer

GeisericGeiseric
0389 AD
King

Philip de LászlóPhilip de László
30 April 1869
Painter

Louis II of HungaryLouis II of Hungary
01 July 1506
Politician
Władysław III of PolandWładysław III of Poland
31 October 1424
King

Albert II of GermanyAlbert II of Germany
10 August 1397
politician
Miklós RózsaMiklós Rózsa
18 April 1907
Composer

László BíróLászló Bíró
29 September 1899
Inventor
Michael PolanyiMichael Polanyi
11 March 1891
Philosopher, Economist, Chemist
Rudolf KastnerRudolf Kastner
1906 AD
journalist, lawyer