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Famous People From Hungary

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List of famous people from Hungary, including photos when available. The people below are listed by their popularity, so the most recognizable names are at the top of the list. Some of the people below are celebrities born in Hungary, while others are simply notable locals. If you're from Hungary you might already know that these prominent figures, but some of the names below may really surprise you. This list includes people who were born and raised in Hungary, as well as those who were born there but moved away at a young age.

With people ranging from András Szeredás to Chaim Michael Dov Weissmandl, this is a great starting point for a list of your favorites.

If you want to answer the questions, "Which famous people are from Hungary?" or "Which celebrities were born in Hungary?" then this list is a great resource for you.

Barbara Palvin is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People From Hungary
George Soros is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People From Hungary
Harry Houdini is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People From Hungary
Adolph Zukor is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People From Hungary
Dec. at 103 (1873-1976)

Birthplace: Ricse, Hungary

Charles Simonyi is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People From Hungary
Age: 70

Birthplace: Budapest, Hungary

Elizabeth Báthory... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People From Hungary
Ivan Reitman is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People From Hungary
Age: 72

Birthplace: Komárno, Slovakia

Elmyr de Hory is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People From Hungary
Dec. at 70 (1906-1976)

Birthplace: Budapest, Hungary

Michael Curtiz is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People From Hungary
Dec. at 76 (1886-1962)

Birthplace: Eurasia, Hungary, Central Hungary, Budapest

Steven F. Udvar-Há... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People From Hungary
Age: 73

Birthplace: Budapest, Hungary

André De Toth is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People From Hungary
Dec. at 90 (1912-2002)

Birthplace: Csongrád County, Southern Great Plain, Eurasia, Makó, Csongrád, + more

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William Fox is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People From Hungary
Dec. at 73 (1879-1952)

Birthplace: Tolcsva, Hungary

Joe Eszterhas is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People From Hungary
Age: 74

Birthplace: Csákánydoroszló, Hungary

Ahna Capri is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People From Hungary
Dec. at 66 (1944-2010)

Birthplace: Budapest, Hungary

Bertalan Farkas is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People From Hungary
Age: 69

Birthplace: Gyulaháza, Hungary

Peter Carl Goldmark is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People From Hungary
Dec. at 71 (1906-1977)

Birthplace: Eurasia, Hungary, Central Hungary, Budapest

Theodor Herzl is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People From Hungary
Dec. at 44 (1860-1904)

Birthplace: Pest, Hungary, Budapest, Hungary

George Andrew Olah is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People From Hungary
Age: 91

Birthplace: Budapest, Hungary

Peter Ghyczy is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People From Hungary
Age: 78

Birthplace: Budapest, Hungary

Albert Szent-György... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People From Hungary
Dec. at 93 (1893-1986)

Birthplace: Eurasia, Hungary, Central Hungary, Budapest

Leó Szilár... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People From Hungary
Dec. at 66 (1898-1964)

Birthplace: Budapest, Hungary

István Kert&eacut... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People From Hungary
Dec. at 44 (1929-1973)

Birthplace: Budapest, Hungary

Gabor Boritt is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People From Hungary
Age: 79

Birthplace: Budapest, Hungary

György Konrá... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People From Hungary
Age: 85

Birthplace: Hajdú-Bihar County, Eurasia, Debrecen, Hungary

Robert Halmi is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People From Hungary
Dec. at 90 (1924-2014)

Birthplace: Budapest, Hungary