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

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

Mickey HargitayMickey Hargitay
06 January 1926
Actor

Bela LugosiBela Lugosi
20 October 1882
American 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

Ignaz SemmelweisIgnaz Semmelweis
01 July 1818
Physician
Ferdinand PorscheFerdinand Porsche
03 September 1875
Founder of Porsche Automobile Company

Theodor HerzlTheodor Herzl
02 May 1860
Journalist
Joseph II, Holy Roman EmperorJoseph II, Holy Roman Emperor
13 March 1741
Holy Roman Emperor

Paul ErdősPaul Erdős
26 March 1913
Mathematician

Tommy RamoneTommy Ramone
29 January 1949
Record Producer, Drummer

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

Arthur KoestlerArthur Koestler
05 September 1905
 

Robert CapaRobert Capa
22 October 1913
Photographer
Maximilian II, Holy Roman EmperorMaximilian II, Holy Roman Emperor
31 July 1527
Holy Roman Emperor

Imre NagyImre Nagy
07 June 1896
Politician
Georg SoltiGeorg Solti
21 October 1912
Conductor, Pianist

János ÁderJános Áder
09 May 1959
President of Hungary

Marcel Lajos Breuer Marcel Breuer
21 May 1902
Architect & Furniture Designer
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

John HarsanyiJohn Harsanyi
29 May 1920
Economist

BrassaiBrassaï
09 September 1899
Photographer
Endre AdyEndre Ady
22 November 1877
Poet

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Friedrich von AmerlingFriedrich von Amerling
14 April 1803
Portrait Painter
Andre KerteszAndre Kertesz
02 July 1894
Photographer

Erno RubikErno Rubik
13 July 1944
Inventor

Zoltan KodalyZoltan Kodaly
16 December 1882
Composer

George A. OlahGeorge A. Olah
22 May 1927
Chemist
Bela BartokBela Bartok
25 March 1881
Composer, Pianist
István FerenczyIstván Ferenczy
24 February 1792
Hungarian sculptor

Marton CsokasMarton Csokas
30 June 1966
Actor

Ferenc PuskásFerenc Puskás
01 April 1927
Footballer

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

Leopold I, Holy Roman EmperorLeopold I, Holy Roman Emperor
09 June 1640
Composer

John HunyadiJohn Hunyadi
1406 AD
Political figure

John HunyadiJohn Hunyadi
1407 AD
condottiero, politician

Cornel WildeCornel Wilde
13 October 1912
Actor
Stephen I of HungaryStephen I of Hungary
0975 AD
Grand Prince

S. Z. SakallS. Z. Sakall
02 February 1883
Actor
Andrew GroveAndrew Grove
02 September 1936
Businessman

Edgar ÆthelingEdgar Ætheling
1051 AD
King

Charles SimonyiCharles Simonyi
10 September 1948
Astronaut, Computer scientist, Engineer,
György LukácsGyörgy Lukács
13 April 1885
Philosopher

Martin of ToursMartin of Tours
0316 AD
Saint
Károly TakácsKároly Takács
21 January 1910
Olympic shooter

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

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

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

Thomas PeterffyThomas Peterffy
1944 AD
Businessperson
Joseph I, Holy Roman EmperorJoseph I, Holy Roman Emperor
26 July 1678
Holy Roman emperor

Béla TarrBéla Tarr
21 July 1955
Screenwriter, Film director

OrbanOrban
Engineer

Miklós FehérMiklós Fehér
20 July 1979
Footballer
Paul LukasPaul Lukas
26 May 1894
Actor

George FriedmanGeorge Friedman
01 February 1949
Political Scientist
Arpad MiklosArpad Miklos
11 September 1967
Adult Film Star, Engineer, Actor

Ferenc SzálasiFerenc Szálasi
06 January 1897
Political leader, Prime Minister

Béla KunBéla Kun
20 February 1886
Politician, Diplomat, Journalist
Sándor KocsisSándor Kocsis
21 September 1929
Footballer

János KádárJános Kádár
26 May 1912
political
Lajos Kossuth de Udvard et KossuthfalvaLajos Kossuth
16 September 1802
Lawyer

Louis I of HungaryLouis I of Hungary
05 March 1326
 

Mátyás RákosiMátyás Rákosi
09 March 1892
Politician
Louis II of HungaryLouis II of Hungary
01 July 1506
Politician

Michael PolanyiMichael Polanyi
11 March 1891
Philosopher, Economist, Chemist
Zoltán GeraZoltán Gera
22 April 1979
Footballer

László Moholy-NagyLászló Moholy-Nagy
20 July 1895
Photographer

ÁrpádÁrpád
0845 AD
Hungarian ruler

Władysław III of PolandWładysław III of Poland
31 October 1424
King
Stephen BáthoryStephen Báthory
27 September 1533
King
Albert II of GermanyAlbert II of Germany
10 August 1397
politician

Vilmos ZsigmondVilmos Zsigmond
16 June 1930
Cinematographer

Franz LehárFranz Lehár
30 April 1870
Composer

Philip de LászlóPhilip de László
30 April 1869
Painter
Joseph JoachimJoseph Joachim
28 June 1831
Composer, Conductor, Concertmaster, Musicologist,

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

Béla KissBéla Kiss
1877 AD
Serial Killer

László BíróLászló Bíró
29 September 1899
Inventor

Charles I of HungaryCharles I of Hungary
1288 AD
King of Hungary
Imre KertészImre Kertész
09 November 1929
Novelist

Miklós NyiszliMiklós Nyiszli
17 June 1901
Physician, Writer
Béla IV of HungaryBéla IV of Hungary
29 November 1206
King

Hans SelyeHans Selye
26 January 1907
Endocrinologist
Elmyr de HoryElmyr de Hory
14 April 1906
Painter
Raoul BottRaoul Bott
24 September 1923
Mathematician