Hungarian History (Part 2)

Historical Events

Events 101 - 200 of 224

  • 1915-05-23 Italy declares war on Austria-Hungary during WW I
  • 1915-11-08 An Austrian-Hungarian submarine torpedos and sinks the Italian liner 'Ancona' without warning; over 200 lives lost
  • 1916-01-05 Austria-Hungary offensive against Montenegro
  • 1916-01-25 Montenegro surrenders to Austria-Hungary
  • 1916-02-11 Germany and Austria-Hungary notify the US that they will sink any armed merchant ships starting on 1 March
  • 1916-02-16 The US rejects the right of Germany and Austria-Hungary to sink armed merchant ships
  • 1916-08-27 Romania declares war on Austria-Hungary

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1916-11-05 Emperors Wilhelm II (Germany) and Franz Jozef I (Austria-Hungary) establish the kingdom of Poland

German Emperor and King of Prussia Wilhelm II
German Emperor and King of Prussia
Wilhelm II
  • 1917-01-08 Austria-Hungarian troops conquer Forlani Italy
  • 1917-11-26 The new government of Russia offers an armistice to Germany and Austria-Hungary
  • 1918-09-14 WW I: Austria-Hungary sends a note to the Allies requesting peace discussions, but the Allies reject the offer
  • 1918-10-18 Czechoslovakia declares independence from Austro-Hungarian Empire
  • 1918-10-28 Czechoslovakia gains independence as Austria-Hungary breaks up
  • 1918-10-31 Short-lived Banat Republic founded in territory where Romania, Hungary and Serbia meet
  • 1918-11-03 Austro-Hungarian Empire disolves
  • 1918-11-04 The Allied armistice with Austria-Hungary, signed 3 November, goes into effect
  • 1918-11-12 Emperor Karl of Austria-Hungary abdicates, Austria becomes a republic
  • 1918-11-16 Hungarian People's Republic declared
  • 1918-11-24 Béla Can forms Hungarian Communist Party
  • 1919-08-04 The Communist Bela Kun comes to power in Hungary
  • 1919-08-06 Romanian forces bring down Hungarian Soviet Republic in Budapest
  • 1920-03-01 Nikolaus Horthy is elected Regent of Hungary, which has adopted a constitution on 28 February
  • 1920-06-04 Peace of Trianon between Allies & Hungary
  • 1921-08-23 Austria and the US formally end war; the US does the same with Germany on the 25th, and Hungary on the 29th
  • 1921-10-21 Former Hungarian King Karl stages a second attempted coup and is arrested
  • 1921-11-07 Hungary passes a law invalidating the Habsburg line of succession to the throne
  • 1922-09-18 Hungary admitted to League of Nations
  • 1924-12-09 Netherlands & Hungary trade treaty signed
  • 1928-07-20 The government of Hungary issues a decree ordering Gypsies to end their nomadic ways, settle permanently in one place, and subject themselves to the same laws and taxes as other Hungarians.
  • 1931-01-26 Hungary-Austria sign peace treaty
  • 1931-08-23 Count Gyula Károlyi becomes premier of Hungary
  • 1932-09-22 Hungarian government of Károlyi falls
  • 1932-10-04 Anti-semite Julius Gombos forms new government in Hungary
  • 1934-07-04 Hungarian physicist Leo Szilard patents the chain-reaction design for the atomic bomb.
  • 1936-03-23 Italy, Austria & Hungary sign Pact of Rome
  • 1938-06-19 FIFA World Cup: Italy beats Hungary 4-1 in soccer's 3rd World Cup in Paris
  • 1939-03-16 Hungary annexes republic of Karpato-Ukraine
  • 1939-04-11 Hungary leaves League of Nations
  • 1940-11-20 Hungary joins 3 Power pact
  • 1940-11-20 World War II: Hungary, Romania and Slovakia join the Axis Powers.
  • 1941-08-02 Jews are expelled from Hungarian Ruthenia
  • 1942-06-05 USA declares war on Bulgaria, Hungary & Romania
  • 1944-03-18 Nazi Germany occupies Hungary
  • 1944-03-31 Hungary orders all Jews to wear yellow stars
  • 1944-05-15 14,000 Jews of Munkacs, Hungary, deported to Auschwitz
  • 1944-05-16 1st of 180,000+ Hungarian Jews reach Auschwitz
  • 1944-10-06 Soviets march into Hungary & Czechoslovakia
  • 1944-10-15 The Arrow Cross Party (very similar to Hitler's NSDAP (Nazi party)) takes over the power in Hungary.
  • 1944-10-16 Hungary: Horthy government falls/nazi count Szalasi becomes premier
  • 1944-10-23 Soviet army invades Hungary
  • 1944-11-03 Pro-German government of Hungary flees
  • 1944-11-08 25,000 Hungarian Jews are loaned to Nazis for forced labor
  • 1944-12-03 Hungarian death march of Jews ends
  • 1944-12-31 World War II: Hungary declares war on Germany.
  • 1945-01-17 Swedish diplomat Raoul Wallenberg, credited with saving tens of thousands of Jews from the Nazis, arrested by Soviet secret police in Hungary
  • 1945-01-20 The Hungarian Provisional Government concludes an armistice with the USSR, US, and Britain, agree to pay reparations and to join the war against Germany
  • 1945-04-04 Hungary liberated from Nazi occupation (National Day)
  • 1945-05-01 Radio Budapest, Hungary re-enters shortwave broadcasting after WW II
  • 1946-01-01 National Assembly proclaims Hungary a republic
  • 1946-02-01 Republic of Hungary proclaimed, Zoltán Tildy as its communist president
  • 1946-02-02 The Proclamation of Hungarian Republic is made.
  • 1946-03-05 Hungarian Communists and Social Democrats co-found the Left Bloc.
  • 1947-05-31 Communists seize power in Hungary
  • 1947-06-02 Hungarian premier Ferenc Nagy resigns
  • 1947-08-31 Hungarian communist party wins election
  • 1948-12-26 Hungarian cardinal József Mindszenty arrested
  • 1949-02-08 Hungarian cardinal József Mindszenty sentenced to life in prison
  • 1949-06-10 Istvan Dobi becomes Hungarian premier
  • 1949-08-18 Hungary adopts constitution
  • 1949-08-20 Hungary (Magyar People's Republic) accepts constitution
  • 1949-12-29 Hungary nationalized its industries
  • 1950-07-12 ILTF re-admit Germany & Japan in Davis Cup, Poland & Hungary withdraws
  • 1950-09-07 Monasteries shut down in Hungary
  • 1952-08-14 Mátyás Rákosi appointed premier of Hungary
  • 1953-07-04 Imre Nagy succeeds Matyas Rákosi as premier of Hungary
  • 1953-11-25 Hungary beats England in soccer match, 6-3
  • 1954-07-04 FIFA World Cup: West Germany defeats Hungary 3-2 for footballs 5th World Cup in Bern
  • 1955-05-14 Warsaw Pact is signed by the Soviet Union, Albania, Bulgaria, Czechoslovakia, East Germany, Hungary, Poland & Romania
  • 1956-05-18 Hungarian party leader Matyas Rákosi enforces his own policy
  • 1956-07-18 Erno Gero succeeds Matyas Rákosi as party leader of Hungary
  • 1956-10-23 Thousands of Hungarians protest against the government and Soviet occupation. (The Hungarian Revolution is crushed on November 4).
  • 1956-10-24 Soviet troops invade Hungary, Imre Nagy becomes PM of Hungary
  • 1956-11-01 Nagy government of Hungary withdraws from Warsaw Pact
  • 1956-11-02 Hungary appeals for UN assistance against Soviet invasion
  • 1956-11-04 200,000 Russian troops attack anti-Soviet movement in Budapest, Hungary
  • 1956-11-06 Holland & Spain withdraw from Olympics in protest against Soviets in Hungary
  • 1956-11-08 UN demands USSR leave Hungary
  • 1956-11-14 Hungarian revolt put down by Soviet invasion
  • 1957-09-14 UN resolution deplores & condemns USSR invasion of Hungary
  • 1958-01-27 Ferenc Munnich succeeds Kadar as premier of Hungary
  • 1958-06-17 Radio Moscow reports execution of Hungarian ex-premier Imre Nagy
  • 1959-09-12 Janos Kádár becomes premier of Hungary
  • 1962-07-19 Hungarian communist party expels Rákosi & Gero
  • 1965-06-25 Gyula Kallai succeeds Janos Kádár as premier of Hungary
  • 1971-09-28 Hungarian cardinal József Mindszenty after 15 years refuge in US Embassy in Budapest is allowed to leave the country
  • 1972-04-19 Hungary revises its constitution to declare itself a socialist state
  • 1975-05-14 Dynamo Kyiv of the Soviet Union win 15th European Cup Winner's Cup over Ferencvár osi TC of Hungary 3-0
  • 1978-01-06 US hand over St Stephan crown to Hungary
  • 1980-05-26 Soyuz 36 carries 2 cosmonauts (1 Hungarian) to Salyut 6
  • 1987-08-14 "Les Miserables" opens at Rock Theatre, Szeged, Hungary

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 101 - 200 of 297

  • 1887-08-17 Charles I, last emperor of Austria-Hungary (1916-18)
  • 1887-12-13 George Polya, Hungarian-born mathematician (d. 1985)
  • 1888-03-18 Joseph Csaky, Hungarian/French sculptor
  • 1888-12-19 Fritz Reiner, Budapest Hungary, US conductor (Chicago Symphony Orch)

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1889-04-20 Adolf Hitler, Austrian-born German dictator and Führer of Nazi Germany (1936-45), born in Gasthof zum Pommer, Braunau am Inn, Austria-Hungary (d. 1945)

Dictator of Nazi Germany Adolf Hitler
Dictator of Nazi Germany
Adolf Hitler
  • 1890-01-08 Sandor Rado, Hungarian/US psycho analyst
  • 1890-11-12 Lily Kronberger, Hungarian figure skater (d. 1974)
  • 1891-01-22 Franz Alexander, Hungarian/US psycho analytical
  • 1891-03-12 Michael Polany, Hungarian/English chemist/economist/sociologist
  • 1891-03-31 Victor Varconi, Hungary, actor (Divine Lady, King of Kings, Big City)
  • 1892-03-08 Mátyás Rákosi, Hungarian party leader/premier (1952-53)
  • 1892-03-29 Jozsef Mindszenty József Pehm], Hungarian cardinal who opposed fascism and communism in Hungary, born in Csehimindszent, Hungary (d. 1975)
  • 1892-05-09 Zita, empress (Austria)/Queen (Hungary)
  • 1892-09-05 Joseph Szigeti, Budapest Hungary, violinist (Violinist Notebook 1933)
  • 1892-11-02 Paul Abraham, Hungarian composer (Viktoria und ihr Huzar)
  • 1893-01-05 Zoltán Böszörmény, Hungarian Nazi politician (d. unknown)
  • 1893-02-02 Cornelius Lanczos, Hungarian mathematician (d. 1974)
  • 1893-09-16 Albert Szent-Gyorgyi, Hungary, biochemist (Vitamin C, Nobel 1937)
  • 1895-05-03 Zoltan Korda, Hungarian/British director (Jungle Book, 4 Feathers)
  • 1895-05-06 Fidél Pálffy, Hungarian Nazi (d. 1946)
  • 1895-05-26 Paul Lukas, Budapest Hungary, actor (Watch on the Rhine, Sphynx)
  • 1895-07-20 László Moholy-Nagy, Hungarian painter, photographer, and sculptor (d. 1946)
  • 1896-06-07 Imre Nagy, Hungarian politician (d. 1958)
  • 1897-06-07 George Szell, Budapest Hungary, conductor (Metropolitan 1942-45)
  • 1897-07-24 Elmar Berkovich, Hungarian/Dutch designer (Eindhoven Theatre)
  • 1898-01-09 Vilma Banky, Budapest Hungary, silent screen actress (Eagle, Rebel)
  • 1898-02-11 Leo Szilard, Hungary, physicist/A-bomb worker/peace activist
  • 1899-03-25 Bella Spewack, Hungary, playwright (Kiss Me Kate)
  • 1899-06-03 Georg von Bekesy, Budapest Hungary, physician (Nobel-1961)
  • 1899-09-16 Hans Swarowsky, Budapest Hungary, conductor (Graz Opera 1947-50)
  • 1899-11-18 Eugene Ormandy, [Blau], Budapest Hungary, conductor (Philadelphia Orch)
  • 1900-03-13 Béla Guttman, Hungarian footballer (d. 1981)
  • 1900-04-11 Sandor Marai, Hungarian writer (d. 1989)
  • 1900-07-27 Charles Vidor, Budapest Hungary, direct (Rhapsody, Gilda, Cover Girl)
  • 1901-01-31 Blaž Arnič, Slovenian composer, born near Mount Raduha, Austria-Hungary (d. 1970)
  • 1901-05-01 Antal Szerb, Hungarian author and historian (d. 1945)
  • 1901-11-25 Tibor Serly, Losonc Hungary, violinist/composer (American Elegy)
  • 1901-12-01 Ilona Feher, Hungarian-Jewish violinist (d. 1988)
  • 1901-12-09 Ödön von Horváth, Hungarian-born writer (d. 1938)
  • 1902-05-21 Marcel Lajos Breuer, Hungarian-born architect (d. 1981)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1902-07-28 Karl Popper, Austro-British philosopher (Logic of Forschung), born in Vienna, Austria-Hungary (d. 1994)

Philosopher and Professor Karl Popper
Philosopher and Professor
Karl Popper
  • 1902-10-23 Otto J Gombosi, Hungarian/US musicologist
  • 1902-10-31 Abraham Wald, Hungarian mathematician (d. 1950)
  • 1902-11-02 Gyula Illyes, Hungarian author/poet (Az Ismertlen Illyes)
  • 1903-12-25 J Edward Bromberg, Hungary, actor (The Mark of Zorro, Under 2 Flags)
  • 1904-03-04 Joseph Schmidt Austrian-Hungarian tenor and actor (d. 1942)
  • 1904-06-26 Peter Lorre, Hungarian/US, actor (M, Casablanca, Beast with 5 Fingers)
  • 1904-10-22 Paul Arma, Hungarian-French composer, born in Budapest (d. 1987)
  • 1904-10-27 Erno Schwarz, Hungarian American soccer player (d. 1974)
  • 1905-04-11 József Attila, Hungarian poet (d. 1937)
  • 1905-05-04 Mátyás Seiber, Budapest Hungary, composer (Scherzando)
  • 1905-09-05 Arthur Koestler, Hungary, British writer (Arrow in Blue)
  • 1906-02-08 Henry Roth, American writer (Call it Sleep), born in Tysmenitz, Austria-Hungary (d. 1995)
  • 1906-04-09 Antal Dorati, Budapest Hungary, conductor (Dresden Opera 1928-29
  • 1906-04-10 Lili Darvas, Budapest Hungary, actress (Szerelem, Cimmaron)
  • 1906-09-06 Alexander Bodon, Hungarian/Dutch architect (RAI building)
  • 1906-11-13 Eva Zeisel, Budapest, Hungary, American industrial designer
  • 1906-12-31 Erna Bogen, Hungary, foils (Olympic-bronze-1932)
  • 1907-01-18 Janos Ferencsik, Budapest Hungary, conductor (Budapest Opera)
  • 1907-04-18 Miklos Rozsa, Budapest Hungary, movie composer (Atomic Cafe, Fedora)
  • 1907-07-26 Istvan Pelle, Hungary, gymnist (Olympic-gold-1932)
  • 1908-01-06 Menachem Avidom, Israeli composer, born in Stanislaviv, Austria-Hungary (d. 1995)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1908-01-15 Edward Teller, Budapest Hungary, fathered H-bomb (Manhattan Project), (d. 2003)

Physicist Edward Teller
Physicist
Edward Teller
  • 1908-02-01 George Pal, Hungarian/US director (When Worlds Collide, Puppetoons)
  • 1908-04-09 Victor Vasarely, Hungarian/French painter/author (Op Art)

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1908-04-28 Oskar Schindler, Austrian businessman and subject of the novel "Schindler's Ark" and the film "Schindler's List", born in Zwittau, Austria-Hungary (d. 1974)

Industrialist Oskar Schindler
Industrialist
Oskar Schindler
  • 1908-12-14 Mária Szepes, Hungarian authoress (d. 2007)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1910-01-20 Joy Adamson, (born Friederike Viktoria Gessner) Troppau Austria-Hungary, naturalist/author (Born Free)

Naturalist and Author Joy Adamson
Naturalist and Author
Joy Adamson
  • 1910-01-26 Jean Image, Hungarian-born French animator (d. 1989)
  • 1910-03-16 Aladar Gerevich, Hungary, sabres (Olympic-gold-1948)
  • 1910-06-16 Ilona Massey, Budapest Hungary, actress/singer (Ilona Massey Show)
  • 1911-07-29 Jan Cikker, Slovak composer, born in Banská Bystrica, Austria-Hungary
  • 1912-02-15 George Mikes, Hungary, British writer (How to Be an Alien)
  • 1912-04-12 Eric Feldary, Budapest Hungary, actor (16 Fathoms Deep)
  • 1912-04-16 John Halas, Hungarian-American cartoonist and animator (Animal Farm), born in Budapest, Hungary (d. 1995)
  • 1912-05-26 Janos Kádár, premier Hungary (1956-58)
  • 1912-06-30 [J] Tibor de Machula, Hungarian/Dutch cellist
  • 1912-09-21 György Sándor, Hungarian pianist (d. 2005)
  • 1912-10-21 Georg Solti, Budapest Hungary, conductor (Fidelio)
  • 1913-06-23 Jacques Rabemananjara, Hungarian author/vice-president (Antsa)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1913-10-22 Robert Capa, Hungarian war photographer and photojournalist, born in Budapest, Austria-Hungary (d. 1954)

Photojournalist Robert Capa
Photojournalist
Robert Capa
  • 1914-07-01 Magda Gabor, Budapest Hungary, actress (People vs Zsa Zsa Gabor)
  • 1914-08-09 Ferenc Fricsay, Hungarian conductor
  • 1914-08-19 Lajos Baróti, Hungarian footballer (d. 2005)
  • 1914-12-14 Attila Petschauer, Hungarian fencer (d. 1943)
  • 1914-12-21 Ivan Generalić, Austro-Hungarian-born Croatian painter (d. 1992)
  • 1915-06-17 Karl Targownik, Hungarian psychiatrist (d. 1996)
  • 1915-12-27 Gyula Zsengellér, Hungarian footballer (d. 1999)
  • 1916-06-19 George Pravda, Prague, Austria-Hungary, actor (Thunderball, Firefox), (d. 1985)
  • 1917-03-19 Laszlo Szabo, Hungarian chess player (d. 1998)
  • 1917-05-26 Eva Szorenyi, Hungarian actress, freedom activist for Hungary
  • 1917-09-19 Joe Pasternak, Transylvania Hungary, producer (Spinout, Big City)
  • 1917-09-23 Imry Nemeth, Hungary, hammer thrower (Olympic-gold-1948)
  • 1918-04-18 Robert Zimonyi, Hungary, cox (Olympic-Hungary-bronze-1948/US-gold-64)
  • 1918-05-12 Oscar Beregi Jr, Hungary, actor (Young Frankenstein, Panic in City)
  • 1918-06-20 Zoltán Sztáray, Hungarian writer
  • 1919-02-11 Eva Gabor, Budapest Hungary, actress (Green Acres, Gigi) (d. 1995)
  • 1920-04-15 Thomas Szasz, Budapest, Hungary, psychiatrist (The Myth of Mental Illness, The Manufacture of Madness), (d. 2012)
  • 1920-07-17 Rudolf Karpati, Hungary, sabres (Olympic-gold-1956, 60)
  • 1921-06-09 Agnes Keleti, Hungary, gymnist (Olympic-gold-1952, 56)

Famous Weddings


Famous Deaths

Deaths 101 - 200 of 205

  • 1955-11-12 Alfréd Hajós, Hungarian swimmer (b. 1878)
  • 1956-09-12 Sándor Graf Festetics, Hungarian politician (b. 1882)
  • 1957-01-19 József Dudás, Romanian/Hungarian resistance fighter (b. 1912)
  • 1958-06-16 Imre Nagy, Prime Minister of Hungary (b. 1895)
  • 1959-06-10 Zoltán Meskó, Hungarian Nazi (b. 1883)
  • 1959-10-15 Lipót Fejér, Hungarian mathematician (b. 1880)
  • 1960-05-06 Paul Abraham, Hungarian composer (Blume von Hawaii), dies at 67
  • 1960-09-13 Leo Weiner, Hungarian composer (Toldi), dies at 75
  • 1962-04-10 Michael Curtiz, Hungarian-born director (b. 1886)
  • 1963-02-20 Ferenc Fricsay, Hungarian conductor (b. 1914)
  • 1963-05-06 Theodore von Kármán, Hungarian-born physicist (b. 1881)
  • 1964-03-07 Franz Alexander, Hungarian/US psycho analyst, dies at 73
  • 1964-03-24 Peter Lorre, Hungarian/US actor (Maltese Falcon, Raven), dies at 59
  • 1964-05-30 Leo Szilard, Hungarians/US nuclear physicst, dies at 66
  • 1964-10-07 Eugen Varga, Hungarian/Russian economist/politician, dies at 84
  • 1966-07-05 George de Hevesy, Hungarian chemist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1885)
  • 1966-09-05 Dezső Lauber, Hungarian athlete (b. 1879)
  • 1967-03-06 Zoltán Kodály, Hungarian composer (b. 1882)
  • 1970-02-01 Alfréd Rényi, Hungarian mathematician (b. 1921)
  • 1970-07-30 George Szell, Hungarian/US conductor (Cleveland Orch), dies at 73
  • 1971-02-05 Mátyás Rákosi, Hungarian premier (1952..56), dies at 78
  • 1971-05-04 Joseph Csaky, Hungarian/French sculptor, dies at 83
  • 1971-06-04 Georg Lukács, Hungarian philosopher (b. 1885)
  • 1973-02-20 Joseph Szigeti, Hungarian/US violinist, dies at 80
  • 1974-06-25 Cornelius Lanczos, Hungarian mathematician (b. 1893)
  • 1974-07-19 Erno Schwarz, Hungarian American soccer player (b. 1904)
  • 1974-07-22 Lili Darvas, Hungarian actress (Szerelem, Cimmaron), dies at 68
  • 1974-12-01 Lajos Zilahy, Hungarian/US author (Angry Angel), dies at 83
  • 1975-05-06 József Mindszenty [József Pehm], Hungarian cardinal who opposed fascism and communism in Hungary, dies at 83
  • 1976-02-22 Michael Polany, Hungarians/English chemist/sociologist, dies at 84
  • 1976-06-10 Adolph Zukor, Hungarian/US fur trader/movie producer, dies at 103
  • 1978-05-31 József Bozsik, Hungarian footballer (b. 1925)
  • 1978-10-08 Tibor Serly, Hungarian violist/composer (American Elegy), dies at 76
  • 1979-02-09 Dennis Gabor, Hungarian physicist, Nobel laureate (b. 1900)
  • 1979-07-22 Sándor Kocsis, Hungarian footballer (b. 1929)
  • 1980-05-02 George Pál, Hungarian-born film director (b. 1908)
  • 1981-08-28 Béla Guttman, Hungarian footballer (b. 1900)
  • 1982-02-26 Gabor Szabo, Hungarian jazz guitarist (Perfect Circle), dies at 45
  • 1982-12-18 Tibor de Machula, Hungary/Neth cellist, dies at 70
  • 1983-04-15 Gyula Illyes, Hungarian writer/poet (Az Ismertlen Illyes), dies at 80
  • 1984-01-06 Ernest Laszlo, Hungarian-U.S. cinematographer (b. 1898)
  • 1985-03-12 Eugene Ormandy [Blau], Hungarian/US conductor, dies at 85
  • 1987-11-28 Paul Arma, Hungarian-French composer, dies at 83
  • 1988-11-13 Antal Dorati, Hungarian/US conductor/composer, dies at 82
  • 1989-03-14 Zita, Empress of Austria/Queen of Hungary, dies at 96
  • 1989-07-06 Janos Kádár, premier of Hungary (1956-58), dies at 77
  • 1989-10-21 Jean Image, Hungarian-born French animator (b. 1910)
  • 1992-11-05 Arpad E Elo, Hungarian physicist (chess classification system), dies
  • 1993-09-24 Zita Johann, Hungarian/US actress (Mummy), dies at 89
  • 1993-12-05 Alexandre Trauber, Hungarian/French set designer (Harem), dies at 87
  • 1993-12-12 Jozsef Antall, historian/premier of Hungary (1990-93), dies at 61
  • 1994-01-15 Gyorgy Cziffra, Hungarian/French pianist (Chopin/Liszt), dies at 72
  • 1994-05-24 Sandor Lakatos, Hungarian violist/orchestra leader, dies at 69
  • 1995-01-21 John Halas, Hungarian-American cartoonist and animator (Animal Farm), dies at 82
  • 1995-07-16 Charles Bruck, Hungarian/French/US conductor (Dutch Opera), dies at 83
  • 1996-01-02 Karl Targownik, Hungarian psychiatrist (b. 1915)
  • 1996-02-15 Bruno Ferenc Straub, Hungarian statesman, dies
  • 1997-03-15 Victor Vasarely, Hungarian painter (b. 1906)
  • 1998-08-01 Eva Bartok, Hungarian-born actress (Crimson Pirate), dies at 72
  • 1999-12-08 Péter Kuczka, Hungarian writer (b. 1923)
  • 2000-08-09 John Harsanyi, Hungarian-born economist, Nobel Prize Laureate (b. 1920)
  • 2002-02-14 Nándor Hidegkuti, Hungarian footballer (b. 1922)
  • 2002-05-17 Ladislao Kubala, Hungarian-Spanish footballer (b. 1927)
  • 2003-07-14 Éva Janikovszky, Hungarian novelist (b. 1926)
  • 2003-09-04 Tibor Varga, Hungarian violinist and conductor (b. 1921)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

2003-09-09 Edward Teller, Hungarian-American physicist, dies at 95

Physicist Edward Teller
Physicist
Edward Teller
  • 2003-10-16 László Papp, Hungarian boxer (b. 1926)
  • 2004-01-25 Miklós Fehér, Hungarian footballer (b. 1979)
  • 2004-09-19 Árpád Bogsch, Hungarian-born American civil servant (b. 1919)
  • 2005-01-19 Anita Kulcsár, Hungarian handball player (b. 1976)
  • 2005-03-09 István Nyers, Hungarian footballer (b. 1924)
  • 2005-08-28 Esther Szekeres, Hungarian mathematician (b. 1910)
  • 2005-08-28 George Szekeres, Hungarian mathematician (b. 1911)
  • 2005-12-09 György Sándor, Hungarian pianist (b. 1912)
  • 2005-12-23 Lajos Baróti, Hungarian footballer and coach (b. 1914)
  • 2006-06-12 György Ligeti, Hungarian composer (b. 1923)
  • 2006-09-14 Mickey Hargitay, Hungarian actor and bodybuilder (b. 1926)
  • 2006-10-02 Paul Halmos, Hungarian-born American mathematician (b. 1916)
  • 2006-11-17 Ferenc Puskás, Hungarian footballer (b. 1927)
  • 2007-01-03 Janos Furst, Hungarian orchestral conductor (b. 1935)
  • 2007-01-04 Gáspár Nagy, Hungarian poet and writer (b. 1949)
  • 2007-07-22 Laszlo Kovacs, Hungarian-born cinematographer (b. 1933)
  • 2007-08-06 Zsolt Daczi, Hungarian rock guitarist (Bikini, Omen, Carpathia Project Tirana Rockers, solo) (b. 1969)
  • 2008-01-30 Roland Selmeczi, Hungarian actor (b. 1969)
  • 2008-05-27 Franz Künstler, Last remaining Austro-Hungarian Empire World War I veteran (b. 1900)
  • 2008-07-15 Gyorgy Kolonics, Hungarian canoeist, Olympics medalist. (b. 1972)
  • 2009-03-25 Gábor Ocskay, Hungarian hockey player (b. 1975)
  • 2010-04-09 Zoltán Varga, Hungarian Footballer (b. 1945)
  • 2010-04-09 Aladár Kovácsi, Hungarian pentathlete and Olympic champion (1952, Helsinki), dies at 77
  • 2011-05-29 Ferenc Mádl, Hungarian politician, President of Hungary (b. 1931)
  • 2011-07-04 Otto von Habsburg, last crown prince of Austria-Hungary and MEP (1979-1999) (b. 1912)
  • 2011-10-31 Flórián Albert, Hungarian footballer (b. 1941)
  • 2011-12-30 Eva Zeisel, Hungarian-born ceramic designer, dies at 105
  • 2012-02-04 Istvan Csurka, Hungarian writer and politician, dies at 77
  • 2012-02-24 Istvan Anhalt, Hungarian-Canadian composer, dies at 92
  • 2013-04-28 János Starker, Hungarian cellist, dies at 88
  • 2013-06-19 Gyula Horn, Hungarian Prime Minister, dies at 80
  • 2013-08-18 Dezső Gyarmati, Hungarian water polo player, dies at 85
  • 2014-01-12 Gyula Torok, Hungarian Olympic Champion Boxer, dies at 75
  • 2014-07-11 Tommy Ramone [Erdélyi Tamás], Hungarian-American punk rock drummer/bassist (Ramones), dies of bile duct cancer at 65