Famous Hungarian - Hungarian Celebrities - page 2

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

NameBirthdayNationalityBio
Oleksandra NikolayenkoJuly 3, 1981HungarianOleksandra Nikolayenko is an Unkrainian model and actress
Erno RubikJuly 13, 1944HungarianThe famous inventor and educationist, Erno Rubik is known world-wide for his invention the ‘Rubik’s Cube’
Ilona StallerNovember 26, 1951HungarianIlona Staller is a famous Hungarian adult film star and politician
Barbara PalvinOctober 8, 1993HungarianBarbara Palvin is a Hungary-born supermodel gained popularity for walking the runway at Victoria’s Secret fashion shows
Arthur KoestlerSeptember 5, 1905Hungarian, BritishArthur 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 HarsanyiMay 29, 1920Hungarian, AmericanRead on to know the profile, career, important works, contributions and timeline of the famous American economist and Nobel Laureate, John C Harsanyi.
Marcel BreuerMay 21, 1902HungarianMarcel Lajos Breuer was a world famous modernist architect and designer considered as one of the most prominent proponents of International Style
Harry HoudiniMarch 24, 1874HungarianHungarian-born Harry Houdini was a legendary magician, famous for his exceptional escape stunts
János ÁderMay 9, 1959HungarianJanos Ader was the former President of Hungary and was known for his progressive policies and efforts for water and land conservation in the country
George SorosAugust 12, 1930Hungarian, AmericanGeorge Soros is a highly successful businessman and philanthropist of Hungarian origin
János Áder

János Áder

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

HungarianMay 9, 1959194 views

Harry Houdini

Hungarian-born Harry Houdini was a legendary magician, famous for his exceptional escape stunts

HungarianMarch 24, 1874201 views

István Ferenczy

István Ferenczy was a prominent 19th century Hungarian sculptor

HungarianFebruary 24, 1792154 views

Ilona Staller

Ilona Staller is a famous Hungarian adult film star and politician

HungarianNovember 26, 1951391 views

Endre Ady

Endre Ady was a Hungarian poet best known for his works on sensual love and religion

HungarianNovember 22, 1877117 views

Erno Rubik

The famous inventor and educationist, Erno Rubik is known world-wide for his invention the ‘Rubik’s Cube’

HungarianJuly 13, 1944521 views

Brassaï

Brassai was a Hungarian photographer, sculptor, writer and filmmaker, known for his unique and unusual depiction of commercial and avant-garde art

FrenchSeptember 9, 1899105 views

Barbara Palvin

Barbara Palvin is a Hungary-born supermodel gained popularity for walking the runway at Victoria’s Secret fashion shows

John von Neumann

John von Neumann was a Hungarian-American mathematician, physicist, inventor, computer scientist, and polymath

HungarianDecember 28, 1903140 views

Andre Kertesz

Andre Kertesz was a photographer who contributed greatly to the field of photographic composition

HungarianJuly 2, 1894123 views