Famous Hungarian Women

Known to be prettiest and smartest in the world, Hungarian women have been the owners of that title for quite a while now. Maybe it's the perks of mixing with many nations during their ancestral years; the Hungarian women stand out as exotic beauties with their physical attributes varying from place to place. Not just known for their beauty, Hungarian women are also highly regarded for their intellect and their desire to always pursue higher degrees. But the accolades for the Hungarian women do not end there! Their list of achievements and contribution towards the empowerment of the Hungarian women is way more powerful than words can describe.

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 1 Barbara Palvin

Barbara Palvin
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Famous As: Fashion Model
Birthdate: October 8, 1993
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Budapest
Hungarian model Barbara Palvin gained fame after appearing in the 2016 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue. She was later named a Victoria's Secret Angel. She has modeled for top-notch brands such as Prada and Chanel. She was also seen as Greek mythological figure Antimache in the 2014 film Hercules.

 2 Zsa Zsa Gabor

Zsa Zsa Gabor
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Famous As: Socialite, Actress
Birthdate: February 6, 1917
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Budapest, Hungary
Died: December 18, 2016
Zsa Zsa Gabor was a stage actor and also became Miss Hungary before she moved to the U.S. Fans loved her in Moulin Rouge and A Nightmare on Elm Street 3. She was known for her flamboyant lifestyle and her nine marriages, including one to hotelier Conrad Hilton. 

 3 Elizabeth Báthory

Elizabeth Báthory
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Famous As: Countess, Serial Killer
Birthdate: August 7, 1560
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Nyírbátor, Hungary
Died: August 21, 1614
Known as The Blood Countess and Countess Dracula, Elizabeth Báthory was a Hungarian noblewoman who was accused of killing at least 650 young women from 1590 to 1610. She was also accused of cannibalism and bathing in the blood of her victims. She evaded punishment and died in house arrest.
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 4 Ilona Staller

Ilona Staller
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Famous As: Pornographic actor, Politician
Birthdate: November 26, 1951
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Budapest, Hungary

Ilona Staller is a former porn star, singer, and politician. She achieved popularity by appearing in Telefono rosso, the first Italian hardcore pornography production, and then went on to pose nude in Playboy's editions around the world. In 1980, an erotic series titled La Cicciolina was made based on Ilona Staller's life and career.

 5 Geli Raubal

Geli Raubal
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Famous As: Hitler’s Niece
Birthdate: June 4, 1908
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Linz
Died: September 18, 1931
Geli Raubal was the half-niece of Nazi leader Adolf Hitler and the daughter of Hitler’s half-sister, Angela Raubal. She spent her childhood in Hitler’s home, where her mother worked as a housekeeper. She is said to have committed suicide after Hitler forbade her to pursue singing lessons in Vienna.

 6 Big Nose Kate

Big Nose Kate
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Famous As: Prostitute
Birthdate: November 9, 1849
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Nové Zámky, Slovakia
Died: November 2, 1940

 7 Amrita Shergil

Amrita Shergil
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Famous As: Greatest avant-garde women artists of the early 20th century
Birthdate: January 30, 1913
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Budapest, Hungary
Died: December 5, 1941

Amrita Sher-Gil was a Hungarian-Indian painter best remembered as a pioneer of modern Indian art. Widely regarded as one of the early-20th century's greatest avant-garde women artists, Sher-Gil's work has influenced several Indian artists like Arpita Singh and Sayed Haider Raza. Her life and career inspired the 1969 documentary film Amrita Sher-Gil which was directed by Bhagwan Das Garga.

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 8 Magda Gabor

Magda Gabor
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: June 11, 1915
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Budapest, Hungary
Died: June 6, 1997

 9 Eva Gabor

Eva Gabor
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Famous As: Actor, Voice actor, Socialite, Stage actor, Television actor
Birthdate: February 11, 1919
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Budapest
Died: July 4, 1995

 10 Jadwiga of Poland

Jadwiga of Poland
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Famous As: Queen of Poland (1384-1399)
Birthdate: 1373 AD
Birthplace: Buda, Hungary
Died: July 17, 1399

Jadwiga of Poland reigned over the Kingdom of Poland as its first female monarch from 1384 until her death in 1399. Regarded as one of Poland's greatest rulers, Jadwiga is often compared to Casimir the Great and Bolesław the Brave. Also remembered for her charitable activities, Jadwiga of Poland established new schools, hospitals, and churches.

 11 Katinka Hosszu

Katinka Hosszu
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Famous As: Swimmer
Birthdate: May 3, 1989
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Pécs, Hungary

 12 Jolie Gabor

Jolie Gabor
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Famous As: Jeweler, Socialite
Birthdate: September 30, 1896
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Budapest, Hungary
Died: April 1, 1997

 13 Anna Rudolf

Anna Rudolf
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Famous As: Chess player
Birthdate: November 12, 1987
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Miskolc, Hungary

 14 Ahna Capri

Ahna Capri
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: July 6, 1944
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Budapest, Hungary
Died: August 19, 2010

 15 Elizabeth of Hungary

Elizabeth of Hungary
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Famous As: Saint
Birthdate: July 7, 1207
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Pozsony county, Hungary
Died: November 17, 1231

Elizabeth, the daughter of Hungarian king Andrew II, was married at 14 but lost her husband to a plague in Italy at 20. She then joined the Third Order of St. Francis and opened a hospital for the poor. She is revered as the patron saint of the homeless.

 16 Timea Babos

Timea Babos
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Famous As: Tennis player
Birthdate: May 10, 1993
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Sopron, Hungary

 17 Elizabeth Swaney

Elizabeth Swaney
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Famous As: Freestyle skier
Birthdate: July 30, 1984
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: California, United States

 18 Sylvia Plachy

Sylvia Plachy
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Famous As: Photographer
Birthdate: May 24, 1943
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Budapest, Hungary

 19 Hannah Szenes

Hannah Szenes
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Famous As: Writer, Poet
Birthdate: July 17, 1921
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Budapest
Died: November 7, 1944

 20 Jázmin Dammak

Jázmin Dammak
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Famous As: Model
Birthdate: June 27, 1984
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Budapest, Hungary

 21 Archduchess Marie Valerie of Austria

Archduchess Marie Valerie of Austria
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Famous As: Archduchess
Birthdate: April 22, 1868
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Buda, Hungary
Died: September 6, 1924

 22 Anna Thynn, Marchioness of Bath

Anna Thynn, Marchioness of Bath
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: September 27, 1943
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Budapest, Hungary

 23 Eva Bartok

Eva Bartok
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: June 18, 1927
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Budapest, Hungary
Died: August 1, 1998

 24 Eva Henger

Eva Henger
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Famous As: Adult film star
Birthdate: November 2, 1972
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Győr, Hungary

 25 Judit Polgár

Judit Polgár
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Famous As: Chess player
Birthdate: July 23, 1976
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Budapest, Hungary

 26 Angelica Bella

Angelica Bella
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: February 15, 1970
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Tiszalök

 27 Zita Gorog

Zita Gorog
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: September 27, 1979
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Nagybátony, Nógrád County, Hungary

 28 Dzsenifer Marozsán

Dzsenifer Marozsán
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Famous As: Footballer
Birthdate: April 18, 1992
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Budapest, Hungary

 29 Livia Zita

Livia Zita
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: December 21, 1984
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Budapest, Hungary

 30 Aleska Diamond

Aleska Diamond
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: August 6, 1988
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Komló, Baranya, Hungary

 31 Mya Diamond

Mya Diamond
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Famous As: Glamour model
Birthdate: April 11, 1981
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Marcali

 32 Kati Marton

Kati Marton
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Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: April 3, 1949
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Budapest, Hungary

 33 Monique Covét

Monique Covét
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Famous As: Adult film star
Birthdate: July 14, 1976
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Budapest, Hungary

 34 Katalin Vad

Katalin Vad
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: January 16, 1980
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Hungary

 35 Mary of Hungary

Mary of Hungary
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Famous As: Queen
Birthdate: September 15, 1505
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Brussels, Belgium
Died: October 18, 1558

 36 Susan Faludi

Susan Faludi
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Famous As: Journalist
Birthdate: April 18, 1959
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Queens, New York, United States

 37 Oleksandra Nikolayenko

Oleksandra Nikolayenko
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Famous As: Model
Birthdate: July 3, 1981
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Budapest, Hungary

Oleksandra Nikolayenko is a Ukrainian actress and model. Regarded as the doyen of beauty pageants in Ukraine, Oleksandra has won the most number of beauty awards in Ukraine. She also participated in Miss World 2001 and Miss Universe 2004, representing Ukraine. She currently serves as the Miss Ukraine Universe pageant's National Director Chairman.

 38 Niki Belucci

Niki Belucci
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Famous As: DJ
Birthdate: March 10, 1983
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Budapest, Hungary

 39 Gladys Vanderbilt Szechenyi

Gladys Vanderbilt Szechenyi
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Famous As: Heiress
Birthdate: August 27, 1886
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Newport, Rhode Island, United States
Died: January 29, 1965

 40 Margaret Mahler

Margaret Mahler
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Famous As: Physician
Birthdate: May 10, 1897
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Sopron, Hungary
Died: October 2, 1985

 41 Gisella Perl

Gisella Perl
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Famous As: Gynecologist
Birthdate: December 10, 1907
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Sighetu Marmației, Romania
Died: December 16, 1988

 42 Judith Leiber

Judith Leiber
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Famous As: Fashion Designer
Birthdate: 1921 AD
Birthplace: Budapest, Hungary
Died: April 28, 2018

 43 Anette Dawn

Anette Dawn
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Famous As: Make-up artist
Birthdate: May 9, 1978
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Salgótarján, Hungary

 44 Agnes Keleti

Agnes Keleti
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Famous As: Gymnast
Birthdate: January 9, 1921
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Budapest, Hungary

 45 Anne of Bohemia and Hungary

Anne of Bohemia and Hungary
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Famous As: Queen
Birthdate: July 23, 1503
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Buda, Hungary
Died: January 27, 1547

 46 Katica Illényi

Katica Illényi
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Famous As: Singer, Composer
Birthdate: February 17, 1968
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Budapest

 47 Vica Kerekes

Vica Kerekes
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: March 28, 1981
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Fiľakovo, Slovakia

 48 Vilma Bánky

Vilma Bánky
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: January 9, 1901
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Nagydorog, Hungary
Died: March 18, 1991

 49 Emma Orczy

Emma Orczy
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Famous As: Novelist
Birthdate: September 23, 1865
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Tarnaörs, Hungary
Died: November 12, 1947

 50 Krisztina Egerszegi

Krisztina Egerszegi
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Famous As: Swimmer
Birthdate: August 16, 1974
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Budapest, Hungary

Some of the women whose names just cannot go unsaid are: Judit Polgar, Eva Marton, Krisztina Egerszegi and Vilma Hugonnai. Know more about famous Hungarian women and how they strive for the betterment of their future and are slowly making a difference to the world in their own special way.