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

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

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Ágnes Heller is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Philosophers from Hungary
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Ágnes Heller is a Hungarian philosopher. ...more

Age: 87

Birthplace: Budapest, Hungary

Profession: Philosopher

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Arthur Koestler is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Philosophers 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

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Aurel Kolnai


Aurel Thomas Kolnai was a 20th-century philosopher and political theorist. ...more

Age: Died at 73 (1900-1973)

Birthplace: Budapest, Hungary

Profession: Philosopher

Béla Hamvas is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Philosophers from Hungary
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Béla Hamvas was a Hungarian writer, philosopher, and social critic. He was the first thinker to introduce the Traditionalist School of René Guénon to Hungary. ...more

Age: Died at 71 (1897-1968)

Birthplace: Prešov, Slovakia

Profession: Writer, Philosopher

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