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List of famous politicians from Hungary, listed alphabetically with photos when available. This list of popular Hungarian politicians includes members of the government who are either active or inactive, some of who might even now be dead. These are some of the most well-known Hungarian politicians of all time, so if you're a native of Hungary and want to work for your country then these are the people you should look up to. If you're searching for a particular politician from Hungary, then use the "search" box to find who you're looking for.

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Ádám Ficsor is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Politicians from Hungary
age 38 Ádám Ficsor is a Hungarian politician, who served as Minister of Civilian Intelligence Services of Hungary in 2009. He was a part of Ferenc Gyurcsány's inner circle in the ...more

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Ádám Récsey is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Politicians from Hungary
Ádám Récsey Died at 77 (1775-1852) Baron Ádám Récsey was a Hungarian politician and general who served as the Prime Minister of Hungary between 3 October and 7 October during the revolution of 1848. The ruler ...more

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Adolf Fischhof is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Politicians from Hungary
Died at 77 (1816-1893) Adolf Fischhof was a Hungarian-Austrian writer and politician of Jewish descent. After studying medicine he was appointed physician at the Vienna hospital. Fischhof was one of the leaders in the ...more

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Ákos Kriza is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Politicians from Hungary
Ákos Kriza age 53 Ákos Kriza is a Hungarian politician. Kriza is a member of Fidesz and the current mayor of Miskolc since October 3, 2010.

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Albert Apponyi is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Politicians from Hungary
Died at 87 (1846-1933) Count dr. Albert Apponyi de Nagyappony was a Hungarian nobleman and politician from an ancient noble family dating back to the 13th century.

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Albert Takács is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Politicians from Hungary
Albert Takács age 63 Albert Takács is a Hungarian politician and jurist, who served as Minister of Justice and Law Enforcement between 2007 and 2008.

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Alex Somlyay is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Politicians from Hungary
age 72 Alexander Michael Somlyay, Australian politician, was a Liberal member of the Australian House of Representatives from March 1990 to August 2013, representing the Division of Fairfax, ...more

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Alexandra Dobolyi is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Politicians from Hungary
Alexandra Dobolyi age 47 Alexandra Dobolyi is a Hungarian politician and Member of the European Parliament for the Hungarian Socialist Party, part of the Party of European Socialists.

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Andor Jaross is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Politicians from Hungary
Andor Jaross Died at 50 (1896-1946) Andor Jaross was an ethnic Hungarian politician from Slovakia and collaborator with the Nazis. Born in Komáromcsehi, in the Komárom County of the Kingdom of Hungary he became ...more

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András Hadik is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Politicians from Hungary
András Hadik Died at 80 (1710-1790) Count András Hadik de Futak was a Hungarian nobleman and Field Marshal of the Habsburg Army. He was Governor of Galicia and Lodomeria from January 1774 to June 1774, and the father of ...more

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András Hegedüs is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Politicians from Hungary
Died at 77 (1922-1999) András Hegedüs was a Hungarian Communist politician who served as Chairman of the Council of Ministers from 1955 to 1956. He fled to the Soviet Union on 28 October, the fifth day of ...more

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András Schiffer is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Politicians from Hungary
András Schiffer age 47 András Schiffer is a Hungarian politician and lawyer, co-President of the Politics Can Be Different and leader of its parliamentary group.

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Anna Kéthly is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Politicians from Hungary
Anna Kéthly Died at 87 (1889-1976) Anna Kéthly was a Hungarian social democratic politician.

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Anna Nagy is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Politicians from Hungary
Anna Nagy age 53 Anna Nagy is a Hungarian journalist. She served as spokesperson of the Hungarian government from 29 May 2010 to 12 September 2011.

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Antal Apró is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Politicians from Hungary
Antal Apró Died at 81 (1913-1994) Antal Apró was a Hungarian Communist politician, who served as Speaker of the National Assembly of Hungary between 1971 and 1984.

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Antal Csengery is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Politicians from Hungary
Died at 58 (1822-1880) Antal Csengery, Hungarian publicist, and a historical writer of great influence on his time, was born at Nagyvárad. He took, at an early date, a very active part in the literary and ...more

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Antal Dovcsák is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Politicians from Hungary
Died at 83 (1879-1962) Antal Dovcsák was a Hungarian politician. Dovcsák was born in Budapest. He briefly served as deputy prime minister of the Hungarian Soviet Republic during July 1919. He died in

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Árpád Göncz is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Politicians from Hungary
Árpád Göncz age 96 Árpád Göncz is a Hungarian liberal politician and former President of Hungary. Göncz played a role in the Hungarian Revolution of 1956. He was also founding member and ...more

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Árpád Szakasits is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Politicians from Hungary
Árpád Szakasits Died at 77 (1888-1965) Árpád Szakasits was a Hungarian Social Democrat, then Communist political figure. He served as the President of Hungary from 2 August 1948 to 23 August 1949. He was the first ...more

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Attila Mesterházy is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Politicians from Hungary
Attila Mesterházy age 44 Attila Mesterházy is a Hungarian politician, who served as the seventh chairman of the Hungarian Socialist Party from 10 July 2010 to 29 May 2014. He was the party's candidate for the ...more

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Bálint Magyar is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Politicians from Hungary
Bálint Magyar age 66 Bálint Magyar is a politician.

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Béla Biszku is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Politicians from Hungary
Béla Biszku age 97 Béla Biszku is a former Hungarian communist politician, who served as Minister of the Interior from 1957 to 1961.

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Béla Bugár is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Politicians from Hungary
age 60 Béla Bugár is a Slovak politician of Hungarian ethnicity. He is a member of the Slovak parliament since 1992, briefly serving as its acting Speaker in 2006. He is the leader of the ...more

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Béla Imrédy is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Politicians from Hungary
Béla Imrédy Died at 55 (1891-1946) Béla vitéz Imrédy de Ómoravicza was Prime Minister of Hungary from 1938 to 1939. Born in Budapest to a Catholic family, Imrédy studied law as a young man ...more

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Béla Király is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Politicians from Hungary
Died at 97 (1912-2009) Dr. Béla Király was a Hungarian army officer before, during, and after World War II. The Stalinists imprisoned him. After his release, he commanded the National Guard during the ...more

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Béla Kun is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Politicians from Hungary
Died at 53 (1886-1939) Béla Kun, born Béla Kohn, was a Hungarian revolutionary who led the Hungarian Soviet Republic in 1919. Following the fall of the Hungarian revolution, Kun emigrated to the Soviet ...more

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Béla Markó is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Politicians from Hungary
Béla Markó age 67 Béla Markó is a Romanian politician and writer of Hungarian ethnicity. The former leader of the Democratic Union of Hungarians in Romania, he is also the Deputy Premier in the Emil ...more

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Béla Miklós is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Politicians from Hungary
Died at 58 (1890-1948) Béla Miklós de Dálnok, Vitéz of Dálnok was a Hungarian military officer and politician who served as acting Prime Minister of Hungary, at first in opposition,

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Béla Wenckheim is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Politicians from Hungary
Béla Wenckheim Died at 68 (1811-1879) Baron Béla Wenckheim was a Hungarian politician who served as prime minister for several months in 1875.

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Béla Zsolt is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Politicians from Hungary
Béla Zsolt Died at 54 (1895-1949) Béla Zsolt was the Hungarian author of one of the earliest Holocaust memoirs, Nine Suitcases translated into English by Ladislaus Lob. Zsolt was born on 1 August 1895 in Komárom ...more

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Benedek Jávor is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Politicians from Hungary
Benedek Jávor age 46 Benedek Jávor is a Hungarian biologist, environmentalist and politician, a former leading member of the Politics Can Be Different, and current leading member of the Dialogue for Hungary

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Béni Kállay is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Politicians from Hungary
Béni Kállay Died at 64 (1839-1903) Béni Kállay de Nagy-Kálló or Benjamin von Kállay was an Austro-Hungarian statesman.

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Bernadett Budai is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Politicians from Hungary
age 39 Bernadett Budai is a Hungarian politician who served as spokeswoman of the Hungarian government from June 2007 to November 2009. She is the spokeswoman of the Hungarian Socialist Party. Budai ...more

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Bertalan Farkas is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Politicians from Hungary
age 69 Bertalan Farkas is the first Hungarian cosmonaut and the first Esperantist in space. He is currently the president of Airlines Service and Trade. With Charles Simonyi's travel, Farkas is no ...more

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Bertalan Szemere is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Politicians from Hungary
Bertalan Szemere Died at 57 (1812-1869) Bertalan Szemere was a Hungarian poet and nationalist who became the third Prime Minister of Hungary during the short period of the Hungarian Revolution of 1848 when Hungary was independent of ...more

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Count Gustav Kálnoky is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Politicians from Hungary
Count Gustav Kálnoky Died at 66 (1832-1898) Count Gustav Siegmund Kálnoky, Austro-Hungarian statesman, was born on 29 December 1832 in Letovice, Moravia to an old Transylvanian family which had held countly rank in Hungary from the ...more

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Count Kasimir Felix Badeni is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Politicians from Hungary
Count Kasimir Felix Badeni Died at 63 (1846-1909) Count Kasimir Felix Badeni was Minister-President of the Austrian half of the Austro-Hungarian Empire from 1895 until 1897. Many people in Austria, especially Emperor Franz Joseph, had placed ...more

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Csaba Hende is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Politicians from Hungary
Csaba Hende age 58 Csaba Hende is a Hungarian politician, current Minister of Defence from 29 May 2010. In 1983 he graduated in law at the Eötvös Loránd University in Budapest, then practiced as a ...more

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Csaba László is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Politicians from Hungary
Csaba László age 56 Csaba László is a Hungarian politician, who served as Minister of Finance between 2002 and 2004. During his ministership the state budget deficiency rose and the macroeconomic ...more

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Csaba Tabajdi is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Politicians from Hungary
age 66 Csaba Sándor Tabajdi is a Hungarian politician and Member of the European Parliament for the Hungarian Socialist Party, part of the Party of European Socialists. He is member of the ...more

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David-Zvi Pinkas is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Politicians from Hungary
David-Zvi Pinkas Died at 57 (1895-1952) David-Zvi Pinkas was a Zionist activist and Israeli politician. A signatory of the Israeli declaration of independence, he was the country's third Minister of Transport.

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Dénes Berinkey is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Politicians from Hungary
Dénes Berinkey Died at 73 (1871-1944) Dénes Berinkey was a Hungarian jurist and politician who served as prime minister in the regime of Mihály Károlyi for two months in 1919. On 20 March 1919 the French ...more

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Dezső Bánffy is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Politicians from Hungary
Dezső Bánffy Died at 68 (1843-1911) Baron Dezső Bánffy de Losoncz was a Hungarian politician who served as Prime Minister of Hungary from 1895 to 1899.

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Dezső Pattantyús-Ábrahám is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous Politicians from Hungary
Dezső Pattantyús-Ábrahám Died at 98 (1875-1973) Dezső Pattantyús-Ábrahám de Dancka was a conservative Hungarian politician who served as Prime Minister and temporary Minister of Finance of the second counter-revolutionary ...more

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Döme Sztójay is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous Politicians from Hungary
Döme Sztójay Died at 63 (1883-1946) Döme Sztójay was a Hungarian soldier and diplomat of Serb origin, who served as Prime Minister of Hungary during World War II.

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Domokos Szollár is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous Politicians from Hungary
Domokos Szollár age 43 Domokos Szollár is a Hungarian businessman. He was the spokesman of the Hungarian government from 15 May 2009 to 29 May 2010. Before that he served as spokesman of the Budapest Ferihegy ...more

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Endre Bajcsy-Zsilinszky is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous Politicians from Hungary
Endre Bajcsy-Zsilinszky Died at 58 (1886-1944) Endre Kálmán Bajcsy-Zsilinszky, was an influential Hungarian politician and an important voice in the struggle against German expansion and military policy.

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Erika Szűcs is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous Politicians from Hungary
Erika Szűcs age 67 Erika Mária Szűcs is a Hungarian politician and economist, who served as Minister of Social Affairs and Labour from May 5, 2008 to April 14, 2009 in the second cabinet of Prime Minister ...more

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Ernő Gerő is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous Politicians from Hungary
Died at 82 (1898-1980) Ernő Gerő was a Hungarian Communist Party leader in the period after World War II and briefly in 1956 the most powerful man in Hungary as first secretary of its ruling communist party.

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Ervin Demeter is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous Politicians from Hungary
Ervin Demeter age 64 Ervin Demeter is a Hungarian politician, who served as Minister of Civilian Intelligence Services of Hungary between 2000 and 2002.