List of people from Budapest

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The following list includes notable people who were born or have lived in Budapest, Hungary.

Nobel laureates, Wolf and Abel Prize awarded[edit]

Philipp Lenard - Nobel Prize in Physics (1905), University of Budapest[1][2]
Albert Szent-Györgyi - Nobel Prize in Medicine (1937), Semmelweis University
George de Hevesy - Nobel Prize in Chemistry (1943), University of Budapest
Georg von Békésy - Nobel Prize in Medicine (1961), University of Budapest
Eugene Wigner - Nobel Prize in Physics (1963), Enrico Fermi Award (1958), Budapest University of Technology and Economics
Dennis Gabor - Nobel Prize in Physics (1971), Budapest University of Technology and Economics
John Charles Polanyi - Nobel Prize in Chemistry (1986), Wolf Prize (1982), Princeton University
George Andrew Olah - Nobel Prize in Chemistry (1994), Budapest University of Technology and Economics
John Harsanyi - Nobel Prize in Economics (1994), University of Budapest
Imre Kertész - Nobel Prize in Literature (2002), Goethe Prize (2004)
Paul Erdős - Wolf Prize in Mathematics (1984), University of Budapest
Gabor A. Somorjai - Wolf Prize in Chemistry (1998), Budapest University of Technology and Economics
László Lovász - Wolf Prize in Mathematics (1999), Fulkerson Prize (1982, 2012), University of Budapest, Yale University
Raoul Bott - Wolf Prize in Mathematics (2000), Harvard University
Peter Lax - Abel Prize (2005), Wolf Prize in Mathematics (1987), Stanford University
Endre Szemerédi - Abel Prize (2012), University of Budapest

Notable Scientists, Academics, Authors, Musicians, Artists, Athletes and Politicians[edit]

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B

C

D

E

F

G

H

I

J

K

L

M

N

NY

O

P

R

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SZ

T

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References[edit]