Famous Hungarian - Hungarian Celebrities - page 3

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
Robert Capa

Robert Capa

Robert Capa was a Hungarian war photographer and photojournalist who later became a naturalized US citizen

HungarianOctober 22, 1913169 views

Franz Liszt

Franz Liszt was a famous Hungarian composer and pianist

GermanOctober 22, 1811152 views

Friedrich von Amerling

Friedrich von Amerling was one of the great and renowned Austro-Hungarian portrait painters of the 19th century

AustrianApril 14, 1803136 views

Peter Lorre

Peter Lorre was a Hungary-born American actor, best known for his portrayal of evil characters

AmericanJune 26, 1904133 views

Bela Lugosi

Bela Lugosi was a Hungarian actor famous for playing the characters of Count Dracula and various other monsters and villains in countless films

HungarianOctober 20, 1882163 views

Oleksandra Nikolayenko

Oleksandra Nikolayenko is an Unkrainian model and actress

HungarianJuly 3, 19812,133 views

Zsa Zsa Gabor

Zsa Zsa Gabor is a Hungarian born American actress and socialite

Zoltan Kodaly

Zoltan Kodaly was a renowned Hungarian composer, ethnomusicologist and educationist famous for his innovative musical education methods

HungarianDecember 16, 1882163 views

Bela Bartok

Bela Bartok is considered as one of the greatest composers and pianists of Hungary

HungarianMarch 25, 1881135 views

John C Harsanyi

Read on to know the profile, career, important works, contributions and timeline of the famous American economist and Nobel Laureate, John C Harsanyi.

HungarianMay 29, 1920225 views