Adolf Zsigmondy Adolf Zsigmondy, aka Adolph Zsigmondy was a dentist of Hungarian origin who lived in Vienna.
Albert Szent-Györgyi Albert Szent-Györgyi de Nagyrápolt (Nagyrápolti Szent-Györgyi Albert September 16, 1893 – October 22, 1986) was a Hungarian physiologist who won the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine i...
Albert-László Barabási Albert-László Barabási (born March 30, 1967) is a Hungarian-American physicist born in Transylvania, Romania, best known for his work in the research of network theory.
Andrew Grove Andrew Stephen ("Andy") Grove (born 2 September 1936), is a Hungarian-born American businessman, engineer, and author.
Antal Festetics Antal Festetics, exactly Antal-Erwin Graf Festetics von Tolna (_) (born June 12, 1937, Budapest, Hungary), is a Hungarian-Austrian biologist, zoologist and behavioural researcher.
Arpad Elo Arpad Emrick Elo is the creator of the Elo rating system for two-player games such as chess.
Aurel Stodola Aurel Boleslav Stodola was an Slovak engineer, physicist, and inventor.
Avram Hershko Avram Hershko (אברהם הרשקו; born 31 December 1937) is a Hungarian born Israeli biochemist and Nobel laureate in Chemistry.
Balázs Gulyás Balázs Gulyás (born June 26, 1956) is a Hungarian neurobiologist.
Carl von Than Carl von Than or Károly Than (20 December 1834 – 5 July 1908) was a Hungarian chemist who discovered carbonyl sulfide in 1867.
Charles Simonyi Charles Simonyi (Simonyi Károly, born September 10, 1948), son of Károly Simonyi, is a Hungarian-American computer software executive who, as head of Microsoft's application software group, ove...
Charles Weissmann Charles Weissmann (born 14 October 1931, in Budapest, Hungary) is a Hungarian-born Swiss molecular biologist.
Csaba Horváth (chemical engineer) Csaba Horváth (25 January 1930 – 13 April 2004) was a Hungarian-American chemical engineer, particularly noted for building the first high-performance liquid chromatograph.
Dennis Gabor Dennis Gabor (original Hungarian name: Gábor Dénes; 5 June 1900 – 8 February 1979) was a Hungarian-British electrical engineer and physicist, most notable for inventing holography, for wh...
Dr. Árpád Pusztai Dr. Árpád Pusztai is a Hungarian-born biochemist and nutritionist who spent 36 years at the Rowett Research Institute in Aberdeen, Scotland.
Dénes Berényi Dénes Berényi (26 December 1928 – June 27, 2012) was a Hungarian nuclear physicist, member of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences (MTA) and Head of the Institute of Nuclear Research of the Hungari...
Endre Mester Hungarian physician Endre Mester (1903–1984) was a pioneer of laser medicine, including the use of low level laser therapy (LLLT).
Enikő Bollobás Enikő Bollobás D.Litt. (D.Sc.), C.Sc. (Ph.D.), habil., is Professor and Chair of the Department of American Studies at ELTE (Eötvös Loránd University), Budapest, Hungary.
Eugene Wigner Eugene Paul "E. P." Wigner (Wigner Jenő Pál; November 17, 1902 – January 1, 1995), was a Hungarian American theoretical physicist and mathematician.
Ferenc Krausz Ferenc Krausz (born 17 May 1962 in Mór, Hungary) is a Hungarian-Austrian physicist, whose research team has generated and measured the first attosecond light pulse and used it for capturing elec...
Franz Nopcsa von Felső-Szilvás Baron Franz Nopcsa von Felső-Szilvás (also Baron Nopcsa von Felső-Szilvás, Baron Nopcsa, Ferenc Nopcsa, Nopcsa Ferenc, Baron Franz Nopcsa, and Franz Baron Nopcsa...
Franz-Joseph Müller von Reichenstein Franz-Joseph Müller Freiherr von Reichenstein or Franz-Joseph Müller von Reichenstein (1 July 1740 or 4 October 1742 - 12 October 1825 or 1826) was an Austrian mineralogist and mining engineer.
Friedrich Salomon Krauss Friedrich Salomon Krauss (October 7, 1859, Požega, in Kingdom of Hungary, – May 29, 1938, Vienna) was an Croatian Austrian Jewish sexologist, ethnographer, folklorist, and Slavist.
Frigyes Riedl Frigyes Riedl (Ladomér, September 12, 1856 – Budapest, August 7, 1921) was a prominent Hungarian essayist, critic and literature historian.
Gaetano Kanizsa Gaetano Kanizsa (Trieste, 18 August 1913-1993) was an Italian psychologist and artist, founder of the Institute of Psychology of Trieste.
Georg von Békésy Georg von Békésy (Békésy György) (3 June 1899 – 13 June 1972) was a Hungarian biophysicist born in Budapest, Hungary.
George Andrew Olah George Andrew Olah (born Oláh György; May 22, 1927) is a Hungarian and American chemist.
George Rosenkranz George Rosenkranz (born as György Rosenkranz, August 20, 1916, Budapest) is a pioneering Mexican scientist in the field of steroid chemistry, who used native Mexican plant sources as raw mat...
Giora Ram Giora Ram is an interdisciplinary scientist in physics, mathematics, computer science and medicine.
Gyula Takátsy Gyula Takátsy (1914–1980), was a Hungarian medical doctor, microbiologist and inventor.
Győző Zemplén Győző Zemplén (October 17, 1879 – June 29, 1916) was a Hungarian physicist who worked in the field hydrodynamics and kinetic theory of gases.
Gábor A. Somorjai Gabor A. Somorjai (born May 4, 1935) is a professor at the University of California, Berkeley and is a leading researcher in the field of surface chemistry and catalysis.
Gábor Fodor (chemist) Gábor Béla Fodor (December 5, 1915 – November 3, 2000) was a Hungarian-American chemist, medical research scientist, and professor of chemistry.
Ignaz Semmelweis Ignaz Philipp Semmelweis (July 1, 1818 – August 13, 1865) (born Ignác Fülöp Semmelweis) was a Hungarian physician of German extraction now known as an early pioneer of antiseptic procedures. ...
Ignaz von Born Ignaz Edler von Born, also known as Ignatius von Born was a mineralogist and metallurgist.
Imre Festetics Count Imre Festetics from Tolna (Simaság, 1764 – Kőszeg, 1847) was a noble landowner and geneticist.
Imre Frivaldszky Dr Emerich (Imre) Frivaldszky von Frivald (6 February 1799, Bacskó, Hungary, now Slovakia - 19 October 1870, Jobbágyi, Hungary) was a Hungarian botanist and entomologist.
Imre Izsak Imre Gyula Izsák was a Hungarian mathematician, physicist, astronomer, and celestial mechanician.
John Amos Comenius John Amos Comenius (Jan Amos Komenský; Latinized: Iohannes Amos Comenius) (28 March 1592 – 15 November 1670) was a Moravian teacher, educator and writer.
John Harnad John Harnad (born Hernád János, Budapest) is a Hungarian-born mathematical physicist.
Josef Hyrtl Josef Hyrtl (7 December 1810 – 17 July 1894) was an Austrian anatomist.
Julius Rebek Julius Rebek, Jr. (born April 11, 1944) is a Hungarian-born American chemist and expert on molecular self-assembly.
János Zsámboky János Zsámboky or János Zsámboki or János Sámboki, (with his humanist name Johannes Sambucus, or Johannes Pannonicus Sambucus; June 1, 1531 - June 13, 1584) was a Hungari...
József Károly Hell Jozef Karol Hell (Slovak: Jozef Karol Hell, German: Josef/ph Karl Hell, Hungarian: Hell József Károly) (15 May 1713, Selmecbánya, Kingdom of Hungary - 11 March 1789, Banská Štiavnica...
József Marek József Marek (1868–1952) was a Hungarian veterinarian and scientist.
József Sándor Krenner József Sándor Krenner or Joseph Krenner (3 March 1839 – 6 January 1920) was a Hungarian mineralogist.
Karl Ereky Karl Ereky (b. October 18, 1878, Esztergom, Hungary, d. June 17, 1952, Vac, Hungary) was an Hungarian agricultural engineer.
Kovats retention index Kovats retention index is a concept used in gas chromatography to convert retention times into system-independent constants.
Kálmán Kerpely Kálmán Kerpely (Oravicabánya, Hungary today Oraviţa, Romania 11 October 1864 – Budapest, Hungary, 24 June 1940) agronomist, agrochimist, a corresponding member of the Hungarian Academy of Sci...
Kálmán Kittenberger Kálmán Kittenberger (Léva, October 10, 1881 - Nagymaros, January 4, 1958) was a Hungarian traveller, natural historian, biologist and collector.
Kálmán Thaly Kálmán Thaly (3 January 1839, Csép - 26 September 1909, Zablát) was a Hungarian poet, historian and politician.
Kálmán Tihanyi Kálmán Tihanyi, was a Hungarian physicist, electrical engineer and inventor.
Károly Bund Károly Bund (1869–1931) was a professional forestry engineer and an early environmentalist, serving as executive secretary of Hungary's National Forestry Association (Országos Erdészeti Egyesüle...
Károly Ereky Károly Ereky (Karl Ereky; October 20, 1878 – June 17, 1952) was a Hungarian agricultural engineer.
Károly Simonyi Károly Simonyi (October 18, 1916 – October 9, 2001) was a Hungarian physicist and writer.
Leslie L. Vadász Leslie L. Vadász (born 1936 in Budapest, Hungary) is a Hungarian-American engineer and manager, one of the founding members of Intel Corporation.
Leó Szilárd Leó Szilárd (Szilárd Leó; Leo Spitz until age 2; February 11, 1898 – May 30, 1964) was a Hungarian-American physicist and inventor.
Loránd Eötvös Baron Loránd Eötvös de Vásárosnamény (vásárosnaményi báró Eötvös Loránd Ágoston or Loránd Eötvös, 27 July 1848 – 8 April 1919), more commonly called Baron Roland von Eötvös in English liter...
László Almásy László Ede Almásy de Zsadány et Törökszentmiklós (22 August 1895 – 22 March 1951) was a Hungarian aristocrat, motorist, desert explorer, aviator, Scout-leader and sportsman who also served as th...
László Mérő László Mérő (December 11, 1949, Budapest -) is a Hungarian research psychologist and popular science author.
László Tisza László Tisza (July 7, 1907 – April 15, 2009) was Professor of Physics Emeritus at MIT. He was a colleague of famed physicists Edward Teller, Lev Landau and Fritz London, and initiated the two-fl...
Margaret Mahler Margaret Schönberger Mahler (May 10, 1897 – October 2, 1985) was a Hungarian physician, who later became interested in psychiatry.
Matthias Bel Matthias Bel or Matthias Bél (Matthias Bel; Bél Mátyás; Matthias Belius; Matej Bel; March 22, 1684 – August 29, 1749) was a lutheran pastor and polymath from the Kingdom of Hungary.
Matthias Piller Matthias Piller (1733-1788) was a Hungarian naturalist, zoologist, botanist and geologist.
Maximilian Hell Maximilian Hell (Hell Miksa) (May 15, 1720 – April 14, 1792) was a Hungarian astronomer and an ordained Jesuit priest from the Kingdom of Hungary.
Melchior Cibinensis Melchior Cibinensis was a Hungarian alchemical writer active in the first part of the 16th century.
Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi (Csíkszentmihályi Mihály born in Fiume, Italy – now Rijeka, Croatia, Europe) is a Hungarian psychology professor, who emigrated to the United States at the age of 22.
Mária Telkes Mária Telkes (December 12, 1900 in Budapest, Hungary – December 2, 1995) was a Hungarian–American scientist and inventor who worked on solar energy technologies.
Ottó Bláthy Ottó Titusz Bláthy was a Hungarian electrical engineer.
Philipp Lenard Philipp Eduard Anton von Lenard (June 7, 1862 – May 20, 1947), was a German physicist and the winner of the Nobel Prize for Physics in 1905 for his research on cathode rays and the discovery of ...
Pál Kitaibel Pál Kitaibel (3 February 1757– 13 December 1817) was a Hungarian botanist and chemist.
Péter Hédervári His articles on these subjects appeared in the Fizikai Szemle (Physics Review), Magyar Fizikai Folyóirat (Hungarian Journal of Physics), Földrajzi Közlemények (Geographical Bulletin...
Péter Molnár Péter Molnár is a Hungarian academic and intellectual, working on questions related to communication law and freedom of speech.
Richard Adolf Zsigmondy Richard Adolf Zsigmondy (1 April 1865 – 23 September 1929) was an Austrian-Hungarian chemist.
Robert Gerlai Robert T. Gerlai (Gerlai Róbert, Budapest, 1960) is a Hungarian-born Canadian behavior geneticist.
Rudolf E. Kalman Rudolf (Rudy) Emil Kalman (in Hungarian Kálmán Rudolf Emil; born May 19, 1930) is a Hungarian-American electrical engineer, mathematical system theorist, and college professor, who was ed...
Rudolf E. Kálmán Rudolf (Rudy) Emil Kálmán (in Hungarian Kálmán Rudolf Emil; born May 19, 1930) is a Hungarian-American electrical engineer, mathematical system theorist, and college professor, who was ed...
Samuel Lasz Samuel Lasz, Hungarian scientist; born 18 December 1859, at Szergeny; studied at Pápa, Sopron, and Budapest.
Stephen Kuffler Stephen William Kuffler ForMemRS (August 24 Tap, Hungary, 1913 – October 11, 1980) was a pre-eminent Hungarian-American neurophysiologist.
Stephen Szára Stephen Szára is a Hungarian chemist and psychiatrist who has made major contributions in the field of pharmacology.
Stevan Harnad Stevan Robert Harnad (Hernád István Róbert, Hesslein István, born June 2, 1945, Budapest) is a cognitive scientist.
Szilveszter E. Vizi Szilveszter E. Vizi (December 31, 1936) is a Hungarian physician, neuroscientist, pharmacologist and university professor who served as President of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences between 200...
Sándor Gaál Gaál Sándor, born October 8, 1885 in Gogánváralja, Hungary, died July 28, 1972 was a Hungarian accelerator physicist and an alleged co-inventor of the cyclotron.
Sándor Korányi Baron Sándor Korányi de Tolcsva was a Hungarian physician specializing in internal medicine, member of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences and House of Magnates.
T Peter Brody T. P. "Peter" Brody, was a British-naturalised physicist and the inventor of Active Matrix Thin-Film Transistor display technology, having produced the world's first Active Matrix Li...
The Martians (group) "The Martians" was the name of a group of prominent scientists who emigrated from Hungary to the United States in the early half of the 20th century.
Tivadar Puskás Tivadar Puskás de Ditró (English: Theodore Puskás b. 17 September 1844, Pest - d. 16 March 1893, Budapest) was a Hungarian inventor, telephone pioneer, and inventor of the telephone exch...
Valentine Telegdi Valentine Louis Telegdi (Hungarian: Telegdi Bálint, 11 January 1922 – April 8, 2006) was a Hungarian-born U.S. physicist.
Victor Szebehely Victor G. Szebehely was a key figure in the development and success of the Apollo program.
Vilmos Fraknói Vilmos Fraknói (February 27, 1843 – November 20, 1924) was a Hungarian historian.
Wolfgang von Kempelen Johann Wolfgang Ritter von Kempelen de Pázmánd (23 January 1734 – 26 March 1804) was an author and inventor, known for his chess-playing "automaton" hoax The Turk and for his speaking machine.
Zoltan Takacs Zoltán Takács is a Hungarian-born toxinologist and tropical adventurer specializing in venomous snakes and snake venoms.
Zoltán Lajos Bay Zoltán Lajos Bay (July 24, 1900 in Gyula, Hungary – October 4, 1992 in Washington D.C.) was a Hungarian physicist, professor, and engineer who developed microwave technology, including tungsten ...
Zsuzsanna Jakab Zsuzsanna Jakab is Director of the World Health Organization's Regional Office for Europe in Copenhagen, Denmark.
Árpád Pusztai Árpád Pusztai (8 September 1930) is a Hungarian-born biochemist and nutritionist who spent 36 years at the Rowett Research Institute in Aberdeen, Scotland.
Árpád von Degen Árpád von Degen born on 31 March 1866 in Pozsony (now Slovakia), was a Hungarian biologist and botanist whose activities were rooted in theoretical principles and scientific botany.