László

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László (Hungarian pronunciation: [ˈlaːsloː]) is a Hungarian male given name and surname after the King-Knight Saint Ladislaus I of Hungary (1077–1095). Other versions are Laslo, Lazlo, Lessl or Laszly. The name has a history of being frequently anglicized as Leslie. "Ladislaus" may have been derived from the Slavic version of the name, Vladislav.

People with this name are listed below by field.

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Music[edit]

  • Ferenc László (1937-2010), Romanian musicologist and flautist
  • Viktor Lazlo (b. 1960), stage name of Belgian singer Sonia Dronier
  • Willem Laszlo (1998-), Dutch electronic music producer on Monstercat

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  • Andrew Laszlo (b. 1926) Hungarian-American cinematographer
  • Ernest Laszlo (1898-1984), Hungarian-American cinematographer and Academy Award winner
  • Hana Laszlo (b. 1953) Israeli actress and comedian who won the Best Actress Award at the 2005 Cannes Film Festival

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Fictional characters[edit]

  • Victor Laszlo, from the 1942 film Casablanca, played by Paul Henreid

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