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List of the most popular authors from Hungarian people, listed alphabetically with photos when available. For centuries authors have been among the world's most important people, helping chronicle history and keep us entertained with one of the earliest forms of storytelling. Whether they're known for fiction, non-fiction, poetry or even technical writing, the famous Hungarian people authors on this list have kept that tradition alive by writing renowned works that have been praised around the world. You can find useful information below about these notable Hungarian people writers, such as when they were born and where their place of birth was.

This list is made up of many different authors, including Sándor Petőfi and Viktor Külföldi.

This list answers the questions, "Which famous authors are from Hungarian people?" and "Who are the best Hungarian people authors?"

For further information on these historic Hungarian people authors, click on their names. If you're a bookworm then use this list of celebrated Hungarian people authors to discover some new books that you will enjoy reading.
Baroness Emma Orczy is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Authors from Hungarian people
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Baroness Emma Magdolna Rozália Mária Jozefa Borbála "Emmuska" Orczy de Orci was a Hungarian-born British novelist, playwright and artist of noble origin. She is most known for her series of novels featuring the Scarlet Pimpernel. Some of her paintings were exhibited at the Royal Academy in London. ...more

Works Written: The Scarlet Pimpernel, A Child of the Revolution, A Bride of the Plains, A Son of the People, By the Gods Beloved, + more

Birthplace: Heves County, Hungary

Birthdate: 1865-09-23

Nationality: Hungary, United Kingdom

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#60 on The Best Female Authors of All Time

#31 on The Greatest Female Novelists Ever

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Melchior Lengyel was a Hungarian writer, dramatist, and film screenwriter. ...more

Works Written: Angyal, Die zarin, Hotel Imperial

Birthplace: Balmazújváros, Hungary

Birthdate: 1880-01-12

Nationality: Austria-Hungary

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Dennis Gabor is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Authors from Hungarian people
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Dennis Gabor CBE, FRS was a Hungarian-British electrical engineer and physicist, most notable for inventing holography, for which he later received the 1971 Nobel Prize in Physics. ...more

Works Written: The Mature Society. A View of the Future, Innovations: Scientific, Technological, and Social, Inventing the Future, + more

Birthplace: Budapest, Hungary

Birthdate: 1900-06-05

Nationality: Hungary, United Kingdom

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Sándor Petőfi is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Authors from Hungarian people
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Sándor Petőfi was a Hungarian poet of Slovak ethnicity and liberal revolutionary. He is considered Hungary's national poet, and was one of the key figures of the Hungarian Revolution of 1848. He is the author of the Nemzeti dal, which is said to have inspired the revolution in the Kingdom of Hungary that grew into a war for independence from the Austrian Empire. It is most likely that he died in the Battle of Segesvár, one of the last battles of the war. ...more

Works Written: Nemzeti dal, János Vitéz, Prophecy, The Wine Drinker, I Turned into the Kitchen, + more

Birthplace: Kiskőrös, Hungary

Birthdate: 1823-01-01

Nationality: Kingdom of Hungary

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#44 on The Best Romantic Era Poets

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