Famous Hungarian - Hungarian Celebrities
Hungary not only has a fixation for moustaches and vodka, but also for great minds and unsurpassable talents. One of the best eastern European cities, Hungary has been home to some of world's mind-boggling magicians (Harry Houdini), jaw-droppingly beautiful move actors (Zsa Zsa Gabor), enticing pianists (Franz Liszt), authors (Noemi Ban), entrepreneurs (George Soros), chess players (Susan Polgar) and lot many other rich and famous people. Not just that, Hungary has also produced a wad of Noble prizewinners that has fetched the country an enviable standing in the world. It is because of these heavily talented and exceptionally resourceful men and women that Hungary owns a coveted spot among its peer countries. Let us delve deep into the rich and inspiring lives of some of Hungary's greatest people in the timeline, trivia, and interesting facts included in the biographies below. Rest assured each biography would make for a worthy read.
Find out more about the greatest Hungarians, including George Soros, Harry Houdini, Zsa Zsa Gabor, John von Neumann and Viktor Orbán.
The Most Famous Hungarian
|Oleksandra Nikolayenko||July 3, 1981||Hungarian||Oleksandra Nikolayenko is an Unkrainian model and actress|
|Erno Rubik||July 13, 1944||Hungarian||The famous inventor and educationist, Erno Rubik is known world-wide for his invention the ‘Rubik’s Cube’|
|Ilona Staller||November 26, 1951||Hungarian||Ilona Staller is a famous Hungarian adult film star and politician|
|Barbara Palvin||October 8, 1993||Hungarian||Barbara Palvin is a Hungary-born supermodel gained popularity for walking the runway at Victoria’s Secret fashion shows|
|Arthur Koestler||September 5, 1905||Hungarian, British||Arthur Koestler was a Hungarian-British author and journalist best known for his book ‘Darkness at Noon.’ This biography of Arthur Koestler provides detailed information about his childhood, life, achievements, works & timeline.|
|John C Harsanyi||May 29, 1920||Hungarian, American||Read on to know the profile, career, important works, contributions and timeline of the famous American economist and Nobel Laureate, John C Harsanyi.|
|Marcel Breuer||May 21, 1902||Hungarian||Marcel Lajos Breuer was a world famous modernist architect and designer considered as one of the most prominent proponents of International Style|
|János Áder||May 9, 1959||Hungarian||Janos Ader was the former President of Hungary and was known for his progressive policies and efforts for water and land conservation in the country|
|Harry Houdini||March 24, 1874||Hungarian||Hungarian-born Harry Houdini was a legendary magician, famous for his exceptional escape stunts|
|Viktor Orbán||May 31, 1963||Hungarian||Viktor Mihály Orbán is a Hungarian politician and the current prime minister of Hungary|
George A. Olah
Arthur Koestler was a Hungarian-British author and journalist best known for his book ‘Darkness at Noon.’ This biography of Arthur Koestler provides detailed information about his childhood, life, achievements, works & timeline.
Albert von Szent-Györgyi Nagyrápolt was a Hungarian born American physiologist who received the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1937.
Dennis Gabor was a Hungarian-born British electrical engineer and physicist, best known for inventing holography
Marcel Lajos Breuer was a world famous modernist architect and designer considered as one of the most prominent proponents of International Style
Joseph Pulitzer was one of the most prominent US journalists and publisher of his times
Charles I of Austria
Charles I of Austria was the last Emperor of Austria and last King of Hungary
Maximilian II, Holy Roman Emperor
Maximilian was the Holy Roman Emperor who served as the King of Germany, Bohemia, Hungary and Croatia
Joseph II, Holy Roman Emperor
Joseph II was the Holy Roman Emperor of the Austrian Habsburg dominion from 1765 to 1790
Imre Lakatos was a distinguished Hungarian philosopher best known for his contributions to the philosophy of science and mathematics