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List of Hungarians

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The following is a list of famous Hungarians taken mainly from The Hungary Page at Nobel Prize Winners and Famous Hungarians (http://www.thehungarypage.com/famous.htm). People with some degree of Hungarian origin (typically a Hungarian parent or grandparent) but who were not Hungarian citizens and who were not born in Hungary can be found in the List of people of Hungarian origin.

The Hungarian language uses the eastern name order for Hungarian names, in which the family name comes first, and the given name (or first name) goes second. In foreign text contents, however, the western name order is used to avoid confusing those not familiar with this custom. As an example, the name Bolyai János is the ethnic form, in english text it will appear as Janos Bolyai – with western name order and accent marks stripped; Bolyai is the family name here.

The names below are listed in Hungarian (eastern) order with some exceptions, most frequently for entertainers' names (e.g., Harry Houdini, the Gabor sisters). However, the Wikipedia articles that they link to have their names in western order (given name followed by family name).

Contents

Math and Sciences

Arts, Entertainment and Literature

See also List of Hungarian writers, List of Hungarian painters, List of Hungarian sculptors, List of Hungarian architects.

Sports

History and Politics

List of Hungarian rulers

Business and Finance

  • Gróf András (Andy Grove), former President/CEO and Chairman of Intel
  • Soros György (George Soros), entrepreneur and one of the world's wealthiest men
  • Lauder, Estee, founder of Estee Lauder cosmetics company

Social Sciences

See also

External links

de:Liste bedeutender Ungarn eo:Famaj hungaroj it:Ungheresi celebri ja:ハンガリー人の一覧 pl:Znani Węgrzy

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