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

List contains people like Joseph Pulitzer, George Mikes.

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András Sütő is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Journalists from Hungary
Died at 79 (1927-2006) András Sütő was an ethnic Hungarian writer and politician in Romania, one of the leading Hungarian writers in the 20th century.

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André Kostolany is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Journalists from Hungary
Died at 93 (1906-1999) André Kostolany was a stock market expert, bon vivant and Chevalier de la Légion d'Honneur. He worked most of his life in France and Germany.

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Árpád W. Tóta is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Journalists from Hungary
Árpád W. Tóta

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Aurél Dessewffy is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Journalists from Hungary
Aurél Dessewffy Died at 34 (1808-1842) Count Aurél Dessewffy de Csernek et Tarkeő, Hungarian journalist and politician, eldest son of Count József Dessewffy and Eleonóra Sztáray, was born at ...more

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Béla Kun is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Journalists from Hungary
Died at 53 (1886-1939) Béla Kun, born Béla Kohn, was a Hungarian revolutionary who led the Hungarian Soviet Republic in 1919. Following the fall of the Hungarian revolution, Kun emigrated to the Soviet ...more

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Endre Ady is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Journalists from Hungary
Died at 42 (1877-1919) Endre Ady was a Hungarian poet.

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Ernő Osvát is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Journalists from Hungary
Ernő Osvát Died at 52 (1877-1929) Ernő Osvát was a Hungarian writer, editor. His first article was published 1897 in the a Hungarian newspaper called Esti Újság. He was an editor of Nyugat, the most ...more

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Ferenc Fejtő is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Journalists from Hungary
Died at 99 (1909-2008) Ferenc Fejtő, was a Hungarian-born French journalist and political scientist, specializing in Eastern Europe. He was born in Nagykanizsa to a well-off Jewish Hungarian family of booksellers and ...more

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Frigyes Karinthy is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Journalists from Hungary
Died at 51 (1887-1938) Frigyes Karinthy was a Hungarian author, playwright, poet, journalist, and translator. He was the first proponent of the six degrees of separation concept, in his 1929 short story, Chains. ...more

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Gábor Borókai is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Journalists from Hungary
age 56 Gábor Borókai is a Hungarian politician who was a spokesman for the Hungarian government from 9 July 1998 to 27 May 2002. He worked for Nemzeti Sport from 1985. After ten years he ...more

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George Mikes is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Journalists from Hungary
Died at 75 (1912-1987) George Mikes was a Hungarian-born British author best known for his humorous commentaries on various countries.

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George Szamuely is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Journalists from Hungary
George Szamuely George Szamuely is a Senior Research Fellow at the Global Policy Institute of London Metropolitan University. He is a frequent columnist for the Taki's Top Drawer pages of the New York Press. ...more

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Géza Losonczy is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Journalists from Hungary
Géza Losonczy Died at 40 (1917-1957) Géza Losonczy was a Hungarian journalist and politician. He was associated with the reformist faction of the Hungarian communist party. During the 1956 Hungarian revolution, he joined the ...more

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Gustav Zerffi is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Journalists from Hungary
Gustav Zerffi Died at 72 (1820-1892) George Gustav Zerffi, born with the surname Cerf or perhaps Hirsch was a Hungarian journalist, revolutionist and spy.

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Gyula Alpári is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Journalists from Hungary
Gyula Alpári Died at 62 (1882-1944) Gyula Alpári was a Hungarian Communist politician and propagandist, as well as a journalist by profession.

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Gyula Krúdy is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Journalists from Hungary
Died at 55 (1878-1933) Gyula Krúdy was a Hungarian writer and journalist.

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János Arany is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Journalists from Hungary
Died at 65 (1817-1882) János Arany, was a Hungarian journalist, writer, poet, and translator. He is often said to be the "Shakespeare of ballads" – he wrote more than 40 ballads which have been ...more

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János Kemény is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Journalists from Hungary
János Kemény Died at 68 (1903-1971) Baron Kemény János was a Hungarian writer, theater director, a dramatist, the founder of the Marosvécs/Brâncoveneşti Helikon community.

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János Mattis-Teutsch is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Journalists from Hungary
Died at 76 (1884-1960) János Mattis-Teutsch or Máttis-Teutsch, Mátis-Teutsch was a Hungarian and Romanian painter, sculptor, graphic artist, art critic, and poet. Best known for his Seelenblumen ...more

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John Komlos is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Journalists from Hungary
age 73 John Komlos is an American economic historian of Hungarian descent and former holder of the Chair of Economic History at the University of Munich for eighteen years. He currently serves as a ...more

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Joseph Pulitzer is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Journalists from Hungary
Died at 64 (1847-1911) Joseph Pulitzer, born Pulitzer József, was a Hungarian-born American newspaper publisher of the St. Louis Post Dispatch and the New York World. Pulitzer introduced the techniques of ...more

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József Vészi is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Journalists from Hungary
József Vészi József Vészi, Hungarian writer, journalist, poet, translator, editor and deputy; born at Arad 6 November 1858, died 1940. He was educated at the gymnasium of his native town, and ...more

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József Hevesi is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Journalists from Hungary
József Hevesi Died at 54 (1875-1929)

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Kálmán Mikszáth is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Journalists from Hungary
Died at 63 (1847-1910) Kálmán Mikszáth de Kiscsoltó was a major Hungarian novelist, journalist, and politician.

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Károly Kós is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Journalists from Hungary
Died at 94 (1883-1977) Károly Kós was a Hungarian architect, writer, illustrator, ethnologist and politician of Austria-Hungary and Romania.

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Károly Molter is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Journalists from Hungary
Died at 91 (1890-1981) Károly Molter was a Hungarian novelist, dramatist, literary critic, journalist and academic. He spent most of his life in the region of Transylvania, being successively a national of ...more

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Katalin Bogyay is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Journalists from Hungary
Katalin Bogyay Katalin Bogyay, FRSA, FWAAS is the current Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary and Permanent Representative of Hungary to the United Nations in New York and the former Ambassador ...more

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Kati Marton is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Journalists from Hungary
age 62 Kati Marton is a Hungarian-American author and journalist. Her career has included reporting for ABC News as a foreign correspondent and National Public Radio, where she started as a production ...more

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Ladislas Farago is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Journalists from Hungary
Died at 74 (1906-1980) Ladislas Faragó was a military historian and journalist who published a number of best-selling books on history and espionage, especially concerning the World War II era. He was the ...more

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Lajos Hevesi is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Journalists from Hungary
Lajos Hevesi Died at 67 (1843-1910) Lőwy Hevesi Lajos, or Ludwig Hevesi was a Jewish Hungarian journalist and author. He studied medicine and classical philology in Budapest and Vienna, but soon turned to writing, and as of 1865 ...more

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László Bíró is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Journalists from Hungary
Died at 86 (1899-1985) László József Bíró was the inventor of the modern ballpoint pen. Bíró was born in Budapest, Hungary, in 1899 into a Jewish family. He presented ...more

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Leo Veigelsberg is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Journalists from Hungary
Leo Veigelsberg Died at 61 (1846-1907) Leó Veigelsberg was a Hungarian publicist. Leó Veigelsberg was born at Frauenkirchen, Burgenland and was educated at Kiskőrös, Budapest, and Vienna. For a short time he taught ...more

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Malchiel Gruenwald is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Journalists from Hungary
Malchiel Gruenwald Died at 77 (1881-1958) Malchiel Gruenwald was an Israeli hotelier, amateur journalist and stamp collector, who came to public attention in 1953, when he accused an Israeli government employee, Rudolf Kastner, of ...more

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Mária Szepes is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Journalists from Hungary
Died at 99 (1908-2007) Mária Szepes was a Hungarian author. She worked as a journalist and screenwriter, as well as an independent author in the field of hermetic philosophy since 1941. She would sometimes ...more

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Moriz Ludassy is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Journalists from Hungary
Moriz Ludassy Died at 60 (1825-1885) Moriz Ludassy, aka M. Gans von Lúdassy was a Hungarian journalist. Ludassy was born at Komorn. As early as 1848 he was editor of the "Esti Lapok" in Budapest and of the ...more

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Paul Lendvai is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Journalists from Hungary
age 89 Paul Lendvai is a Hungarian-born journalist who became an Austrian citizen. He went to Austria in 1957, and is working as an author and journalist.

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Robert Capa is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Journalists from Hungary
Died at 41 (1913-1954) Robert Capa was a Hungarian war photographer, photojournalist and also the companion and professional partner of photographer Gerda Taró. He covered five wars: the Spanish Civil War, the ...more

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Sándor Bródy is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Journalists from Hungary
Sándor Bródy Died at 61 (1863-1924) Sándor Bródy was a writer and journalist.

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Sándor Márai is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Journalists from Hungary
Died at 89 (1900-1989) Sándor Márai was a Hungarian writer and journalist.

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Ştefan Foriş is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Journalists from Hungary
Ştefan Foriş Died at 54 (1892-1946) Ștefan Foriș was a Romanian communist activist and journalist who served as general secretary of the Romanian Communist Party between 1940 and 1944.

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Theodor Hertzka is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Journalists from Hungary
Died at 79 (1845-1924) Theodor Hertzka, or Hertzka Tivadar was a Jewish-Hungarian-Austrian economist and journalist.

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Theodor Herzl is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Journalists from Hungary
Died at 44 (1860-1904) Theodor Herzl, born Benjamin Ze'ev Herzl was an Austro-Hungarian journalist, playwright, political activist, and writer. He was one of the fathers of modern political Zionism. Herzl formed the ...more

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Tommy Lapid is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Journalists from Hungary
Died at 77 (1931-2008) Yosef "Tommy" Lapid was an Israeli radio and television presenter, journalist, politician and government minister known for his sharp tongue and acerbic wit. Lapid headed the ...more

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Wilhelm Stepper-Tristis is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous Journalists from Hungary
Wilhelm Stepper-Tristis was an Austro-Hungarian, Hungarian and Romanian novelist, journalist, and literary critic. He wrote his works in German, Hungarian and French. A communist militant during ...more

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Zoltán J. Gál is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous Journalists from Hungary
Zoltán J. Gál age 44 Zoltán J. Gál is a Hungarian politician who served as spokesman of the Hungarian government from 27 May 2002 to 2 August 2004. His father is Zoltán Gál a former ...more

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Zsigmond Bródy is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous Journalists from Hungary
Zsigmond Bródy Sigmund Brody, or Bródy Zsigmond was a Hungarian journalist, and member of the Upper House of the Hungarian Parliament.