Famous Playwrights from Hungary

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

People here include everything from George Tabori to Theodor Herzl.

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

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  • András Fáy
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    • Age: Dec. at 78 (1786-1864)
    • Birthplace: Sečovce, Slovakia
    • Age: Dec. at 67 (1886-1954)
    • Birthplace: Komárno, Slovakia
  • Ferenc Herczeg
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    • Age: Dec. at 90 (1863-1954)
    • Birthplace: Vršac, Serbia
    • Age: Dec. at 51 (1887-1938)
    • Birthplace: Budapest, Hungary