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

List people range from John von Neumann to Eugene Wigner.

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

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Abraham Wald is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Mathematicians from Hungary
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Abraham Wald was a mathematician born in Cluj, in the then Austria–Hungary who contributed to decision theory, geometry, and econometrics, and founded the field of statistical sequential analysis. He spent his researching years at Columbia University. ...more

Age: Died at 48 (1902-1950)

Birthplace: Cluj-Napoca, Romania

Profession: Mathematician, Scientist

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Alfréd Haar


Alfréd Haar was a Jewish Hungarian mathematician. In 1904 he began to study at the University of Göttingen. His doctorate was supervised by David Hilbert. The Haar measure, Haar wavelet, and Haar transform are named in his honor. Between 1912 and 1919 he taught at Franz Joseph University in ...more

Age: Died at 48 (1885-1933)

Birthplace: Budapest, Hungary

Profession: Mathematician

Alfréd Rényi is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Mathematicians from Hungary
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Alfréd Rényi was a Hungarian mathematician who made contributions in combinatorics, graph theory, number theory but mostly in probability theory. ...more

Age: Died at 49 (1921-1970)

Birthplace: Budapest, Hungary

Profession: Mathematician

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András Gyárfás


András Gyárfás is a Hungarian mathematician who specializes in the study of graph theory. His Erdős number is 1. Together with Paul Erdős he conjectured what is now called the Erdős–Gyárfás conjecture which states that any graph with minimum degree 3 contains a simple cycle whose length is a power ...more

Age: 70

Profession: Mathematician