List of famous Hungarian men with their biographies that include trivia, interesting facts, timeline and life history.

Famous People From Hungary

Hungarian men have earned a reputation for being the handsomest in Eastern Europe. With a warm heart and hospitable nature, they come across as good natured individuals with warrior traits but polite and cultivated mannerism. A natural intelligence is common to all Hungarian men, which best explains the plethora of notable Hungarian males that the world has been exposed to. Be it in the field of art and entertainment or science and technology, commerce and business or history and politics, Hungarian men have been everywhere.

George SorosGeorge Soros

12 August 1930

Harry HoudiniHarry Houdini

24 March 1874

John von NeumannJohn von Neumann

28 December 1903

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

22 October 1811

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

17 August 1887

Bela LugosiBela Lugosi
(American actor)

20 October 1882

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

13 March 1741

Joseph PulitzerJoseph Pulitzer
(Journalist & Publisher)

10 April 1847

Robert CapaRobert Capa

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

09 November 1922

Dennis GaborDennis Gabor
(Father of Holography)

05 June 1900

Albert von Szent-Györgyi Albert Szent-Györgyi

16 September 1893

Bela BartokBela Bartok
(Composer, Pianist)

25 March 1881


09 September 1899

Erno RubikErno Rubik

13 July 1944

Endre AdyEndre Ady

22 November 1877

Friedrich von AmerlingFriedrich von Amerling
(Portrait Painter)

14 April 1803

Andre KerteszAndre Kertesz

02 July 1894

Zoltan KodalyZoltan Kodaly

16 December 1882

George A. OlahGeorge A. Olah

22 May 1927

János ÁderJános Áder
(President of Hungary)

09 May 1959

István FerenczyIstván Ferenczy
(Hungarian sculptor)

24 February 1792

John Harsanyi John C Harsanyi

29 May 1920

Viktor OrbánViktor Orbán
(Politician, Jurist, Association football player, Lawyer)

31 May 1963

Ferenc PuskásFerenc Puskás

01 April 1927

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

02 May 1860

Otto von HabsburgOtto von Habsburg

20 November 1912

Semion MogilevichSemion Mogilevich

30 June 1946

Miklós HorthyMiklós Horthy
(Politician, Diplomat, Officer)

18 June 1868

Charles VI, Holy Roman EmperorCharles VI, Holy Roman Emperor

01 October 1685

Leopold I, Holy Roman EmperorLeopold I, Holy Roman Emperor

09 June 1640

Leopold II, Holy Roman EmperorLeopold II, Holy Roman Emperor

05 May 1747

Sándor KocsisSándor Kocsis

21 September 1929

Imre NagyImre Nagy
(Politician, Diplomat, Economist)

07 June 1896

Martin of ToursMartin of Tours

0316 AD

Andrew GroveAndrew Grove

02 September 1936

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

0967 AD

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

21 October 1912

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

10 September 1948

Miklós FehérMiklós Fehér

20 July 1979

John HunyadiJohn Hunyadi
(condottiero, politician)

1407 AD

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

15 April 1920

Ferdinand III, Holy Roman EmperorFerdinand III, Holy Roman Emperor

13 July 1608

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

25 October 1886

Attila the HunAttila the Hun
(Political leader)

0406 AD

Béla KissBéla Kiss
(Serial Killer)

1877 AD

János KádárJános Kádár

26 May 1912

Joseph I, Holy Roman EmperorJoseph I, Holy Roman Emperor

26 July 1678

Arpad MiklosArpad Miklos
(Pornographic actor, Engineer, Actor)

11 September 1967

George FriedmanGeorge Friedman
Ferenc SzálasiFerenc Szálasi
(Political leader, Prime Minister)

06 January 1897

Victor VasarelyVictor Vasarely
(Painter, Visual artist, Sculptor)

09 April 1906

Louis I of HungaryLouis I of Hungary

05 March 1326

Zoltán GeraZoltán Gera

22 April 1979

Mátyás RákosiMátyás Rákosi

09 March 1892

Béla KunBéla Kun
(Politician, Diplomat, Journalist)

20 February 1886

László Moholy-NagyLászló Moholy-Nagy

20 July 1895

Michael PolanyiMichael Polanyi
(Philosopher, Economist, Chemist)

11 March 1891

Béla TarrBéla Tarr
(Screenwriter, Film director)

21 July 1955

László BíróLászló Bíró

29 September 1899

Paul LukasPaul Lukas
(actor, screenwriter, film actor)

26 May 1891

Ferenc GyurcsányFerenc Gyurcsány
(Prime Minister)

04 June 1961

Flórián AlbertFlórián Albert
(Football player)

15 September 1941

Imre KertészImre Kertész

09 November 1929

Franz LehárFranz Lehár

30 April 1870

Albert Szent-GyörgyiAlbert Szent-Györgyi
(Biochemist, Scientist, Politician, Physician, University teacher)

16 September 1893

Ferenc MolnárFerenc Molnár

12 January 1878

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

02 February 1883

Vilmos ZsigmondVilmos Zsigmond

16 June 1930

Rudolf KastnerRudolf Kastner
(journalist, lawyer)

1906 AD

Ladislaus I of HungaryLadislaus I of Hungary

27 June 1046

Miklós NyiszliMiklós Nyiszli
(Physician, Writer)

17 June 1901

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

1288 AD

Louis II of HungaryLouis II of Hungary

01 July 1506

Albert II of GermanyAlbert II of Germany

10 August 1397

Laszlo TothLaszlo Toth

01 July 1938

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

28 June 1831

Béla IV of HungaryBéla IV of Hungary

29 November 1206