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Hungary ranks 1,391st in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Eger, Neuwied, and Laon. Memorable people born in Hungary include Peter Delyan, Taksony of Hungary, and Margaret of Hungary. Memorable people who died in Hungary include Ferenc Puskás, Taksony of Hungary, and Lajos Tichy. Hungary has been the birth place of many soccer players and politicians and the death place of many soccer players and politicians. Hungary is located in Hungary.

Hungary is a landlocked country in Central Europe. Spanning 93,030 square kilometres (35,920 sq mi) of the Carpathian Basin, it is bordered by Slovakia to the north, Ukraine to the northeast, Romania to the east and southeast, Serbia to the south, Croatia and Slovenia to the southwest, and Austria to the west. Hungary has a population of nearly 10 million, mostly ethnic Hungarians and a significant Romani minority. Hungarian, the official language, is the world's most widely spoken Uralic language and among the few non-Indo-European languages widely spoken in Europe. Budapest is the country's capital and largest city; other major urban areas include Debrecen, Szeged, Miskolc, Pécs, and Győr. Read more on Wikipedia

Between 931 and 1944, Hungary was the birth place of 10 globally memorable people, including Peter Delyan, Taksony of Hungary, and Margaret of Hungary. Additionaly, 12 globally memorable people have passed away in Hungary including Ferenc Puskás, Taksony of Hungary, and Lajos Tichy. Interestingly, more notably known people have passed away in Hungary than were born there.

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People Deceased in Hungary

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Most individuals born in present day Hungary were soccer players (5), politicians (4), and physicians (1),  while most who died were soccer players (3), politicians (3), athletes (2), musicians (1), and writers (1).

Below is a visual represetation of the lifespans of the top 6 globally memorable people born in Hungary since 1700.