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

List people include Imre Kertész, Arthur Koestler and many additional people as well.

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

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Agota Kristof is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Novelists from Hungary
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Agota Kristof is a novelist. ...more

Age: Died at 76 (1935-2011)

Birthplace: Csikvánd, Hungary

Profession: Novelist

Credits: Burning in the Wind, The Notebook

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#56 on The Greatest Female Novelists Ever

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András Sütő is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Novelists from Hungary
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András Sütő was an ethnic Hungarian writer and politician in Romania, one of the leading Hungarian writers in the 20th century. ...more

Age: Died at 79 (1927-2006)

Birthplace: Europe, Eurasia, Hungary

Profession: Politician, Journalist, Novelist

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Antal Szerb is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Novelists from Hungary
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Antal Szerb was a noted Hungarian scholar and writer. He is recognized as one of the major Hungarian literary personalities of the 20th century. ...more

Age: Died at 44 (1901-1945)

Birthplace: Eurasia, Hungary, Central Hungary, Budapest

Profession: Novelist, Writer

Credits: The Pendragon Legend

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Arthur Koestler is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Novelists from Hungary
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Arthur Koestler, CBE was a Hungarian-British author and journalist. Koestler was born in Budapest and, apart from his early school years, was educated in Austria. In 1931 Koestler joined the Communist Party of Germany until, disillusioned by Stalinism, he resigned in 1938. In 1940 he published his ...more

Age: Died at 78 (1905-1983)

Birthplace: Budapest, Hungary

Profession: Novelist, Author, Writer, Philosopher

Also Ranked

#19 on The Best Jewish Authors

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