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Famous Budapest University Of Technology And Economics Alumni

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List Rules People on this list must have gone to Budapest University of Technology and Economics and be of some renown.

List of famous alumni from Budapest University of Technology and Economics, with photos when available. Prominent graduates from Budapest University of Technology and Economics include celebrities, politicians, business people, athletes and more. This list of distinguished Budapest University of Technology and Economics alumni is loosely ordered by relevance, so the most recognizable celebrities who attended Budapest University of Technology and Economics are at the top of the list. This directory is not just composed of graduates of this school, as some of the famous people on this list didn't necessarily earn a degree from Budapest University of Technology and Economics.

List features graduates like George Andrew Olah, Dennis Gabor and more!

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Budapest University of Technology and Economics?” and “Which celebrities are Budapest University of Technology and Economics alumni?”
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George Andrew Olah is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Budapest University Of Technology And Economics Alumni
Chemist, Scientist
George Andrew Olah (born Oláh György; May 22, 1927 – March 8, 2017) was a Hungarian and American chemist. His research involved the generation and reactivity of carbocations via ...more
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Leó Szilár... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Budapest University Of Technology And Economics Alumni
Physicist, Inventor, Scientist
Leo Szilard (; Hungarian: Szilárd Leó [ˈsilaːrd ˈlɛoː]; born Leó Spitz; February 11, 1898 – May 30, 1964) was a Hungarian-German-American physicist and inventor. He ...more
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Theodore von Kárm... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Budapest University Of Technology And Economics Alumni
Physicist, Scientist, Aerospace Engineer
Theodore von Kármán (Hungarian: (szőlőskislaki) Kármán Tódor [(sølløːʃkiʃlɒki) ˈkaːrmaːn ˈtoːdor]; 11 May 1881 – 6 May 1963) was a ...more
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George Szekeres is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Budapest University Of Technology And Economics Alumni
Mathematician
George Szekeres AM FAA (Hungarian: [ˈsɛkɛrɛʃ]; 29 May 1911 – 28 August 2005) was a Hungarian–Australian mathematician.
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Dennis Gabor is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Budapest University Of Technology And Economics Alumni
Physicist, Inventor, Scientist
Dennis Gabor ( GAH-bor, gə-BOR; Hungarian: Gábor Dénes [ˈɡaːbor ˈdeːnɛʃ]; 5 June 1900 – 9 February 1979) was a Hungarian-British electrical engineer and physicist, most notable for ...more
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Ernő Rubik is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Budapest University Of Technology And Economics Alumni
Professor, Inventor, Architect
Ernő Rubik is a Hungarian inventor, architect and professor of architecture. He is best known for the invention of mechanical puzzles including Rubik's Cube, Rubik's Magic, Rubik's Magic: Master ...more
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Kálmán Kan... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Budapest University Of Technology And Economics Alumni
Kálmán Kandó Engineer
Kálmán Kandó de Egerfarmos et Sztregova (egerfarmosi és sztregovai Kandó Kálmán; July 10, 1869 – January 13, 1931) was a Hungarian engineer, and ...more
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Gabor A. Somorjai is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Budapest University Of Technology And Economics Alumni
Chemist
Gabor A. Somorjai (born May 4, 1935) is a professor of chemistry at the University of California, Berkeley, and is a leading researcher in the field of surface chemistry and catalysis, ...more
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Aurel Stodola is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Budapest University Of Technology And Economics Alumni
Physicist, Inventor, Engineer
Aurel Boleslav Stodola (11 May 1859 – 25 December 1942) was a Slovak engineer, physicist, and inventor. He was a pioneer in the area of technical thermodynamics and its applications and ...more
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Aurel Vlaicu is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Budapest University Of Technology And Economics Alumni
Inventor, Scientist, Engineer
Aurel Vlaicu (Romanian pronunciation: [a.uˈrel ˈvlajku] (listen); 19 November 1882 – 13 September 1913) was a Romanian engineer, inventor, airplane constructor and early pilot.
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Zoltán Balcz&oacu... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Budapest University Of Technology And Economics Alumni
Zoltán Balczó Politician
Zoltán Balczó (born 1 January 1948) is a Hungarian politician and a former Member of the European Parliament (MEP) from Hungary. He is a member of Jobbik. He is a former Deputy ...more
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Donát Bánk... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Budapest University Of Technology And Economics Alumni
Inventor, Engineer
Donát Bánki (born as Donát Lőwinger, 6 June 1859 – 1 August 1922) was a Hungarian mechanical engineer and inventor. In 1893 he invented the carburetor for the stationary ...more
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Kálmán Tih... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Budapest University Of Technology And Economics Alumni
Physicist, Inventor, Electrical engineer
Kálmán Tihanyi (28 April 1897 – 26 February 1947) was a Hungarian physicist, electrical engineer and inventor. One of the early pioneers of electronic television, he made ...more
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Tibor Gallai is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Budapest University Of Technology And Economics Alumni
Tibor Gallai Mathematician
Tibor Gallai (born Tibor Grünwald, 15 July 1912 – 2 January 1992) was a Hungarian mathematician. He worked in combinatorics, especially in graph theory, and was a lifelong friend and ...more
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László Hud... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Budapest University Of Technology And Economics Alumni
László Hudec Architect
László Ede Hudec or Ladislav Hudec was a Hungarian - Slovak architect active in Shanghai from 1918 to 1945 and responsible for some of that city's most notable structures. Major ...more
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Dénes Mihá... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Budapest University Of Technology And Economics Alumni
Dénes Mihály Engineer
Dénes Mihály (7 July 1894, Gödöllő – 29 August 1953, West-Berlin) was a Hungarian inventor, engineer. Mihály graduated as a mechanical engineer at the Technical ...more
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Lajos Méhelÿ... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Budapest University Of Technology And Economics Alumni
Lajos Méhelÿ
Lajos Méhelÿ was a Hungarian zoologist, herpetologist, professor, and prolific author. He is one of the greatest, but also one of the most controversial, personalities in the history ...more
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Máté Hidv&... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Budapest University Of Technology And Economics Alumni
Máté Hidvégi
Mate Hidvegi (born 9 November 1955 in Budapest, Hungary) is a Hungarian biochemist and co-inventor of Avemar and Oncomar, fermented wheat germ extract based nutraceuticals.
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Csaba Horváth is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Budapest University Of Technology And Economics Alumni
Csaba Horváth Engineer
Csaba Horváth (25 January 1930 – 13 April 2004) was a Hungarian-American chemical engineer, particularly noted for building the first high-performance liquid chromatograph.
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János Kriesch is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Budapest University Of Technology And Economics Alumni
János Kriesch
János Kriesch was a Hungarian hydro-biologist, zoologist, agronomist, corresponding member of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences. He served as Director-General of Budapest Zoo & ...more
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Willy Pogany is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Budapest University Of Technology And Economics Alumni
Willy Pogany Film Art Director, Author, Artist
William Andrew Pogany (born Vilmos András Pogány; August 24, 1882 – July 30, 1955) was a prolific Hungarian illustrator of children's and other books. His contemporaries include C. ...more
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Zoltan Hajos is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Budapest University Of Technology And Economics Alumni
Zoltan Hajos
Zoltan Hajos is a Hungarian born American organic chemist.
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Béla Lajta is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Budapest University Of Technology And Economics Alumni
Béla Lajta
Béla Lajta was a prominent Hungarian architect.