The Famous Birthdays: Celebrity birthdays and famous people biographies
Famous people of Hungarian origin
Harry Houdini

Harry Houdini (1874 - 1926)

Hungarian-born magician
Barbara Palvin

Barbara Palvin (25)

Hungarian model
Judit Polgár

Judit Polgár (42)

Hungarian chess player
Elizabeth Báthory

Elizabeth Báthory (1560 - 1614)

Hungarian countess and serial killer
Franz Liszt

Franz Liszt (1811 - 1886)

Hungarian pianist and composer
Peter Lorre

Peter Lorre (1904 - 1964)

Hungarian actor
Béla Bartók

Béla Bartók (1881 - 1945)

Hungarian composer
Ignaz Semmelweis

Ignaz Semmelweis (1818 - 1865)

Hungarian physician
Miklós Fehér

Miklós Fehér (1979 - 2004)

Hungarian footballer
Paul Erdős

Paul Erdős (1913 - 1996)

Hungarian mathematician
Ferenc Puskás

Ferenc Puskás (1927 - 2006)

Hungarian soccer player
György Ligeti

György Ligeti (1923 - 2006)

Hungarian composer
Georg Solti

Georg Solti (1912 - 1997)

Hungarian conductor
Ernő Rubik

Ernő Rubik (74)

Hungarian inventor, architect, and educator, invented the Rubik's Cube
Victor Vasarely

Victor Vasarely (1906 - 1997)

Hungarian painter
Viktor Orbán

Viktor Orbán (55)

Hungarian politician
László Moholy-Nagy

László Moholy-Nagy (1895 - 1946)

Hungarian painter, photographer, and sculptor
Miklós Horthy

Miklós Horthy (1868 - 1957)

Hungarian admiral and regent
Imre Nagy

Imre Nagy (1896 - 1958)

Hungarian politician
Charles Simonyi

Charles Simonyi (70)

Hungarian astronaut
Béla Tarr

Béla Tarr (63)

Hungarian director
Zoltán Kodály

Zoltán Kodály (1882 - 1967)

Hungarian composer
Imre Lakatos

Imre Lakatos (1922 - 1974)

Hungarian philosopher
Eugene Wigner

Eugene Wigner (1902 - 1995)

Hungarian physicist and mathematician
Imre Kertész

Imre Kertész (1929 - 2016)

Hungarian author
Sándor Petőfi

Sándor Petőfi (1823 - 1849)

Hungarian poet and activist
János Kádár

János Kádár (1912 - 1989)

Hungarian politician
Aurel Stein

Aurel Stein (1862 - 1943)

Hungarian-born British archaeologist and orientalist
Sigmund Romberg

Sigmund Romberg (1887 - 1951)

Hungarian-born American operetta composer