Famous Entrepreneurs from Hungary

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

Everything from George Soros to Charles Simonyi is included on this list.

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

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Andrew Grove is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Entrepreneurs 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 Corporation and helped transform the company into the world's largest manufacturer of semiconductors. As a result of his work at Intel, and from his books and professional articles, Grove had a considerable influence on the management of modern electronics manufacturing industries worldwide. He has been called the "guy who drove the growth phase" of Silicon Valley. Steve Jobs, when he was considering ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 82

Birthplace: Eurasia, Hungary, Central Hungary, Budapest

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Charles Simonyi is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Entrepreneurs from Hungary
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Charles Simonyi, son of Károly Simonyi, is a Hungarian-American computer software executive who, as head of Microsoft's application software group, oversaw the creation of Microsoft's flagship Office suite of applications. He now heads his own company, Intentional Software, with the aim of developing and marketing his concept of intentional programming. In April 2007, aboard Soyuz TMA-10, he became the fifth space tourist and the second Hungarian in space. In March 2009, aboard Soyuz TMA-14, he made a second trip to the International Space Station. His estimated net worth is US$1 billion. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 70

Birthplace: Eurasia, Hungary, Central Hungary, Budapest

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Ferenc Gyurcsány is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Entrepreneurs from Hungary
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Ferenc Gyurcsány is a Hungarian politician. He was the sixth Prime Minister of Hungary from 2004 to 2009. He was nominated to take that position on 25 August 2004 by the Hungarian Socialist Party, after Péter Medgyessy resigned due to a conflict with the Socialist Party's coalition partner. Gyurcsány was elected Prime Minister on 29 September 2004 in a parliamentary vote. He led his coalition to victory in the parliamentary elections in 2006, securing another term as Prime Minister. His first rise to power was the result of a coalition conflict. His legitimacy was permanently questioned by opposition parties based on the fact that he withheld information about the actual budget deficit in ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 57

Birthplace: Pápa, Hungary

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George Friedman is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Entrepreneurs from Hungary
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George Friedman is an American political scientist and author. He is the founder, chief intelligence officer, financial overseer, and CEO of the private intelligence corporation STRATFOR. He has authored several books, including The Next 100 Years, The Next Decade, America's Secret War, The Intelligence Edge, The Coming War With Japan and The Future of War. ...more on Wikipedia

Birthplace: Europe, Eurasia, Hungary

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