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

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Renowned artist, poet, and the foremost painter of the Holocaust. A Holocaust survivor, Alice Lok Cahana's life was changed forever when she was brutally uprooted from the security of her home in Sarvar, Hungary, as the Nazis took her and her family to the Auschwitz Concentration Camp. Her mother, ...more

Age: 86

Birthplace: Budapest, Hungary

Profession: Painter, Poet, Artist

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András Fáy is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Poets from Hungary
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András Fáy, Slovak: Andrej Fáy, was a Hungarian author, lawyer, politician and businessman. ...more

Age: Died at 78 (1786-1864)

Birthplace: Sečovce, Slovakia

Profession: Poet, Writer, Playwright

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Dezső Kosztolányi is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Poets from Hungary
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Dezső Kosztolányi was a Hungarian poet and prose-writer. ...more

Age: Died at 51 (1885-1936)

Birthplace: Subotica, Serbia

Profession: Poet, Writer

Credits: Maladolescenza, Drama of the Lark, Sweet Anna

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Frigyes Karinthy is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Poets from Hungary
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Frigyes Karinthy was a Hungarian author, playwright, poet, journalist, and translator. He was the first proponent of the six degrees of separation concept, in his 1929 short story, Chains. Karinthy remains one of the most popular Hungarian writers. He was the father of poet Gábor Karinthy and writer ...more

Age: Died at 51 (1887-1938)

Birthplace: Budapest, Hungary

Profession: Poet, Journalist, Author, Writer, Playwright

Credits: The Stork Caliph, Trip Around My Cranium, A Penny's History, Magic, Nyomozom a detektívet, + more

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