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

People include everything from Nikola Tesla to Charles Simonyi.

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

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Andrew Grove is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Engineers from Hungary
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Andrew Stephen Grove, is a Hungarian-born American businessman, engineer, and author. He is a science pioneer in the semiconductor industry. He escaped from Communist-controlled Hungary at the age of 20 and moved to the United States where he finished his education. He later became CEO of Intel ...more

Age: 81

Birthplace: Eurasia, Hungary, Central Hungary, Budapest

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Ányos Jedlik is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Engineers 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

Age: Died at 95 (1800-1895)

Birthplace: Zemné

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Béla Barényi


Béla Barényi was a Hungarian-Austrian engineer, regarded as the father of passive safety in automobiles. He was born in Hirtenberg near Vienna during the Austro-Hungarian Empire. His father Jenő Berényi was a Hungarian officer, a teacher at the military academy at Pozsony, a former Hungarian ...more

Age: Died at 90 (1907-1997)

Birthplace: Hirtenberg, Austria

Béla Gerster is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Engineers from Hungary
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Béla Gerster was a Hungarian engineer and canal architect. He took part in an early expedition to determine the route of the Panama Canal, and was the chief engineer of the Corinth Canal. ...more

Age: Died at 73 (1850-1923)

Birthplace: Slovakia, Košice, Eurasia

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