hungary Famous Scientists from Hungary

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List of notable or famous scientists from Hungary, with bios and photos, including the top scientists born in Hungary and even some popular scientists who immigrated to Hungary. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Hungarian scientists then this list is the perfect resource for you. These scientists are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known scientist from Hungary is included when available.

List includes Nikola Tesla, Ányos Jedlik and more.

This historic scientists from Hungary list can help answer the questions "Who are some Hungarian scientists of note?" and "Who are the most famous scientists from Hungary?" These prominent scientists of Hungary may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Hungarian scientists.

Use this list of renowned Hungarian scientists to discover some new scientists that you aren't familiar with. Don't forget to share this list by clicking one of the social media icons at the top or bottom of the page. (61 items)
Abraham Wald is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Scientists from Hungary
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Abraham Wald was a mathematician born in Cluj, in the then Austria–Hungary who contributed to decision theory, geometry, and econometrics, and founded the field of statistical sequential analysis. He spent his researching years at Columbia University. ...more

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Age: Died at 48 (1902-1950)

Birthplace: Cluj-Napoca, Romania

Profession: Mathematician, Scientist

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Albert Szent-Györgyi is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Scientists from Hungary
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Albert Szent-Györgyi de Nagyrápolt was a Hungarian physiologist who won the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1937. He is credited with discovering vitamin C and the components and reactions of the citric acid cycle. He was also active in the Hungarian Resistance during World War II and ...more

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Age: Died at 93 (1893-1986)

Birthplace: Eurasia, Hungary, Central Hungary, Budapest

Profession: Scientist

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Age: 73

Profession: Scientist

Ányos Jedlik is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Scientists from Hungary
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Ányos István Jedlik was a Hungarian inventor, engineer, physicist, and Benedictine priest of Slovak origin. He was also a member of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, and author of several books. He is considered by Hungarians and Slovaks to be the unsung father of the dynamo and electric motor. ...more

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Age: Died at 95 (1800-1895)

Birthplace: Zemné

Profession: Physicist, Inventor, Scientist, Engineer

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