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

Charles I of AustriaCharles I of Austria
17 August 1887
Last ruler of Austro-Hungarian Empire

Mickey HargitayMickey Hargitay
06 January 1926
Actor

Franz LisztFranz Liszt
22 October 1811
Composer, pianist, conductor and teacher
Viktor OrbánViktor Orbán
31 May 1963
Prime Minister of Hungary

Bela LugosiBela Lugosi
20 October 1882
American actor

Joseph PulitzerJoseph Pulitzer
10 April 1847
Journalist & Publisher

Joseph II, Holy Roman EmperorJoseph II, Holy Roman Emperor
13 March 1741
Holy Roman Emperor
Tommy RamoneTommy Ramone
29 January 1949
Record Producer, Drummer

Robert CapaRobert Capa
22 October 1913
Photographer
Ignaz SemmelweisIgnaz Semmelweis
01 July 1818
Physician

Imre NagyImre Nagy
07 June 1896
Politician

Arthur KoestlerArthur Koestler
05 September 1905
 
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
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
Erno RubikErno Rubik
13 July 1944
Inventor

Bela BartokBela Bartok
25 March 1881
Composer, Pianist

Endre AdyEndre Ady
22 November 1877
Poet

Friedrich von AmerlingFriedrich von Amerling
14 April 1803
Portrait Painter
Andre KerteszAndre Kertesz
02 July 1894
Photographer
Zoltan KodalyZoltan Kodaly
16 December 1882
Composer

George A. OlahGeorge A. Olah
22 May 1927
Chemist

János ÁderJános Áder
09 May 1959
President of Hungary

István FerenczyIstván Ferenczy
24 February 1792
Hungarian sculptor
Ferenc PuskásFerenc Puskás
01 April 1927
Footballer

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

Otto von HabsburgOtto von Habsburg
20 November 1912
Politician

Theodor HerzlTheodor Herzl
02 May 1860
Journalist, Writer, Poet lawyer, Lawyer,

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Joseph I, Holy Roman EmperorJoseph I, Holy Roman Emperor
26 July 1678
Composer
Miklós HorthyMiklós Horthy
18 June 1868
Politician, Diplomat, Officer

Charles VI, Holy Roman EmperorCharles VI, Holy Roman Emperor
01 October 1685
Emperor
Leopold II, Holy Roman EmperorLeopold II, Holy Roman Emperor
05 May 1747
Politician

Martin of ToursMartin of Tours
0316 AD
Saint

John HunyadiJohn Hunyadi
1407 AD
condottiero, politician
Stephen I of HungaryStephen I of Hungary
0967 AD
Former Grand Prince of the Hungarians

Thomas SzaszThomas Szasz
15 April 1920
Psychiatrist, Scientist, Writer, University
Ferdinand III, Holy Roman EmperorFerdinand III, Holy Roman Emperor
13 July 1608
Composer

Georg SoltiGeorg Solti
21 October 1912
Conductor, Pianist, Musician, Composer, Music

Andrew GroveAndrew Grove
02 September 1936
Businessman

Béla KissBéla Kiss
1877 AD
Serial Killer

Karl PolanyiKarl Polanyi
25 October 1886
Economist, Anthropologist, Economic historian,
Charles SimonyiCharles Simonyi
10 September 1948
Astronaut, Computer scientist, Engineer,

Attila the HunAttila the Hun
0406 AD
Political leader

Miklós FehérMiklós Fehér
20 July 1979
Footballer

John LukacsJohn Lukacs
31 January 1924
Historian of the modern age, Historian, University
Victor VasarelyVictor Vasarely
09 April 1906
Painter, Visual artist, Sculptor

László Moholy-NagyLászló Moholy-Nagy
20 July 1895
Photographer
János KádárJános Kádár
26 May 1912
political

Béla KunBéla Kun
20 February 1886
Politician, Diplomat, Journalist

Michu MeszarosMichu Meszaros
20 September 1939
Actor, Film actor
Ferenc SzálasiFerenc Szálasi
06 January 1897
Political leader, Prime Minister

Arpad MiklosArpad Miklos
11 September 1967
Adult Film Star, Engineer, Actor
Louis I of HungaryLouis I of Hungary
05 March 1326
 

Mátyás RákosiMátyás Rákosi
09 March 1892
Politician

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

Béla TarrBéla Tarr
21 July 1955
Screenwriter, Film director
Paul LukasPaul Lukas
26 May 1891
actor, screenwriter, film actor

Michael PolanyiMichael Polanyi
11 March 1891
Philosopher, Economist, Chemist

Sándor KocsisSándor Kocsis
21 September 1929
Footballer

Charles I of HungaryCharles I of Hungary
1288 AD
King of Hungary
Franz LehárFranz Lehár
30 April 1870
Composer
László BíróLászló Bíró
29 September 1899
Inventor

Vilmos ZsigmondVilmos Zsigmond
16 June 1930
Cinematographer

Laszlo TothLaszlo Toth
01 July 1938
geologist

Béla IV of HungaryBéla IV of Hungary
29 November 1206
Politician
Imre KertészImre Kertész
09 November 1929
Novelist

Albert II of GermanyAlbert II of Germany
10 August 1397
politician

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

Louis II of HungaryLouis II of Hungary
01 July 1506
Politician

Karl MannheimKarl Mannheim
27 March 1893
Sociologist, University teacher, Writer
Andrew II of HungaryAndrew II of Hungary
1177 AD
King

Miklós NyiszliMiklós Nyiszli
17 June 1901
Physician, Writer
Ladislaus I of HungaryLadislaus I of Hungary
27 June 1046
politician

OrbanOrban
 

Zoltán GeraZoltán Gera
22 April 1979
Footballer
Gyula AndrássyGyula Andrássy
03 March 1823
Politician, Diplomat, Economist

Eugene OrmandyEugene Ormandy
18 November 1899
Conductor, University teacher, Concertmaster
József MindszentyJózsef Mindszenty
29 March 1892
Catholic priest

Andrew G. VajnaAndrew G. Vajna
01 August 1944
Film producer

Ferenc GyurcsányFerenc Gyurcsány
04 June 1961
Prime Minister

Béla III of HungaryBéla III of Hungary
1148 AD
King
John ZápolyaJohn Zápolya
02 February 1487
 

George SzellGeorge Szell
07 June 1897
Conductor, Pianist, Composer, University teacher
Elmyr de HoryElmyr de Hory
14 April 1905
art forger, painter

John HarsanyiJohn Harsanyi
29 May 1920
Economist, University teacher

Flórián AlbertFlórián Albert
15 September 1941
Football player

Paul HalmosPaul Halmos
03 March 1916
Mathematician, Philosopher, Statistician
Attila JózsefAttila József
11 April 1905
Hungarian poet