Celebrities in Hungary

Gyula Agghazy artist, teacher
Toma Andras soldier, prisoner of war
Hadik Andreas nobleman, military general
Karoly Antal sculptor
Jozsef Antall former prime minister
Janos Arany journalist, poet, translator
Dessewffy Aurel journalist, politician
Fessler Ignaz Aurelius ecclesiastic, politician
Mihaly Babits poet, translator
Donat Banki co-inventor of carburetor, engineer
Bela Bartok composer, pianist
Georg von Bekesy biophysicist, nobel laureate
Gergely Berzeviczy political economist
Daniel Berzsenyi poet
Otto Blathy inventor, electrical engineer
Gergely Boganyi pianist
Sandor Bortnyik artist, graphic designer
Gyula Breyer chess player
Ibolya Csak athlete, Olympic medalist
Janos Csonka co-inventor of carburetor
Michael Curtiz film director
Attila Dargay animator
Tamas Darnyi swimmer, Olympic medalist
Gyula Donath sculptor
Krisztina Egerszegi swimmer, Olympic medalist
Ilona Elek fencer, Olympic medalist
Arpad Elo creator chess Elo rating system
Lorand Eotvos physicist
Zsolt Erdei boxer, Olympic medalist
Ferenc Erkel composer, conductor, pianist
Bathory Erzsebet countess, serial killer
Peter Esterhazy author
Mihaly Fazekas author
Beni Ferenczy sculptor, graphic artist
Dennis Gabor electrical engineer, inventor of holography, nobel laureate
Eva Gabor actress
Zsa Zsa Gabor actress
Aladar Gerevich fencer, Olympic medalist
Dezso Gyarmati water polo player, Olympic medalist
Geza Gyoni poet
Andrass Gyula statesman, former prime minister
Alfred Hajos swimmer, Olympic medalist
Mickey Hargitay actor
George de Hevesy radiochemist, nobel laureate
Mate Hidvegi biochemist, inventor
Catharina Anna Grandon de Hochepied Hungarian/Swedish noble
Csaba Horvath chemical engineer
Janos Horvay sculptor
Harry Houdini magician, escapologist
Nagy Imre politician
Janos Irinyi chemist, inventor
I. Istvan (Stephen I) first Hungarian king
Tisza Istvan former prime minister
Miklos Izso sculptor
Zoltan Jeney composer
Mor Jokai dramatist, novelist
Attila Jozsef poet
Ede Kallos sculptor
Kalman Kando engineer
Bela Karoli gymnastics coach
Jozsef Katona playwright, poet
Imre Kertesz author
Kincsem race horse
Sandor Kisfaludy lyric poet
Zoltan Kocsis composer, pianist, conductor
Zoltan Kodaly composer, ethnomusicologist
Lajos Koltai film director, cinematographer
Alexander Korda producer, film director
Janos Kornai economist
Pal Kovacs fencer, Olympic medalist
Lily Kronberger figure skater
I. Lajos (Nagy Lajos) I Louis, king of Hungary
Kossuth Lajos lawyer, former Regent-President
Cornelius Lanczos mathematician, physicist
Sebestyen Tinodi Lantos lyricist, poet
Paul Laszlo architect
Franz Lehar composer
Imi Lichtenfeld martial artist, founded Krav Maga self-defense
Franz Liszt composer, pianist, conductor, teacher
Johann Lowenthal chess player
Paul Lukas actor
Imre Madach author, poet
Zoltan Magyar horse gymnast, Olympic medalist
Karoly Makk film director, screenwriter
Imre Makovecz architect
Ede Margo sculptor, artist
Csaba Markus artist, painter, sculptor
Geza Maroczy chess grandmaster
Eva Marton soprano
Zsuzsa Mathe artist
Laszlo Mednyanszky artist
Pal Szinyei Merse artist, politician
Karolyi Mihaly former prime minister and president
Horthy Miklos navy admiral, regent of kingdom
Jozsef Mindszenty former cardinal, former head of the Roman Catholic church in Hungary
Laszlo Moholy-Nagy painter, photographer
Ferenc "Franz" Louis Molnar dramatist, novelist
Zsigmond Moricz novelist, social realist
Janos Negyesy violinist
Ervin Nyiregyhazi pianist
George Andrew Olah chemist
Henrietta Onodi gymnast, Olympic medalist
Istvan Orosz painter, graphic designer
George Pal animator, film producer
Laszlo Papp boxer, Olympic medalist
Gabriel Pascal film producer, director
Janes Pasztor sculptor
Gyorgy Pauk violinist
Andras Petocz writer, poet
Sandor Petofi poet, revolutionary
Judit Polgar chess grandmaster
Laszlo Polgar opera singer
Zsofia Polgar chess grandmaster
Zsuzsa Polgar chess grandmaster
Lajos Portisch chess grandmaster
Tivadar Puskas inventor of telephone exchange
Miklos Radnoyi poet
Agnes Rapai writer, poet, translator
Fritz Reiner conductor
Jeno Rejto jornalist, author, playwright
Eduard Remenyi violinist
Gabor Reviczky actor
Ferenc Rofusz animator, filmmaker
Erno Rubik inventor of Rubik's cube
Thomas Sebeok semiotician, linguist
Henriett Seth F autistic savant poet, writer, artist
Charles Simonyi computer software executive
Georg Solti conductor
Mihael Somogyi biochemistry professor
George Soros financier, political activist
Zsigmond Kisfaludi Strobl sculptor, artist
Istvan Szabo film director
Laszlo Szabo chess grandmaster
Lorinc Szabo poet, literary translator
Magda Szabo author
Agnes Szavay tennis player
Victor Szebehely developor Apollo space program
Albert Szent-Gyorgyi physiologist, discovered vitamin C, nobel laureate
Laszlo Szlavics, Jr. sculptor, medalist
Gabor Talmacis motorcycle racer
Bela Tarr film director
Valentine Telegdi physicist
Maria Telkes scientist, inventor
Kalman Tihanyi inventor, engineer, physicist
Herzl Tivadar writer, politician
Janos Tornyai artist
Lajos Vajda artist
Andrew Vajna film producer
Victor Vasarely artist
Janos Vaszary artist
Laszlo Vidovszky composer, pianist
Mihaly Vorosmarty poet, dramatist
Eugene Wigner physicist, mathematician
Vilmos Zsigmond cinematographer
Nikola Zrinski solider, nobleman