# Hungary: Culture#

## World Heritage#

- Budapest, including the Banks of the Danube, the Buda Castle Quarter and Andrássy Avenue
- Old Village of Hollóko and its Surroundings
- Caves of Aggtelek Karst and Slovak Karst
- Millenary Benedictine Abbey of Pannonhalma and its Natural Environment
- Hortobágy National Park - the Puszta
- Early Christian Necropolis of Pécs (Sopianae)
- Fertö / Neusiedlersee Cultural Landscape
- Tokaj Wine Region Historic Cultural Landscape

## Nobel Prize Winners (9)#

Here persons are counted for the country they born in or if their affiliation is with this country.Name | Category | Year | Motivation |
---|---|---|---|

George de Hevesy | Chemistry | 1943 | "for his work on the use of isotopes as tracers in the study of chemical processes" |

Dennis Gabor | Physics | 1971 | "for his invention and development of the holographic method" |

John C. Harsanyi | Economics | 1994 | "for their pioneering analysis of equilibria in the theory of non-cooperative games" |

Avram Hershko | Chemistry | 2004 | "for the discovery of ubiquitin-mediated protein degradation" |

Imre Kertész | Literature | 2002 | "for writing that upholds the fragile experience of the individual against the barbaric arbitrariness of history" |

George A. Olah | Chemistry | 1994 | "for his contribution to carbocation chemistry" |

Georg von Békésy | Medicine | 1961 | "for his discoveries of the physical mechanism of stimulation within the cochlea" |

Albert von Szent-Györgyi Nagyrápolt | Medicine | 1937 | "for his discoveries in connection with the biological combustion processes, with special reference to vitamin C and the catalysis of fumaric acid" |

Eugene Paul Wigner | Physics | 1963 | "for his contributions to the theory of the atomic nucleus and the elementary particles, particularly through the discovery and application of fundamental symmetry principles" |

## Partial List of Famous People#

- Áder, János (President of Hungary)
- Ady, Endre (Poet)
- Bartok, Bela (Composer, Pianist)
- Breuer, Marcel (Architect & Furniture Designer)
- Capa, Robert (Photographer)
- Charles I of Austria (Last ruler of Austro-Hungarian Empire)
- Ferenczy, István (Hungarian sculptor)
- Gabor, Zsa Zsa (Socialite, Actress)
- Harsanyi, John (Economist)
- Holy Roman Emperor, Joseph (Holy Roman Emperor)
- Houdini, Harry (Illusionist)
- Kertesz, Andre (Photographer)
- Kodaly, Zoltan (Composer)
- Koestler, Arthur
- Lakatos, Imre (Philosopher)
- Liszt, Franz Joseph (Composer, pianist, conductor and teacher)
- Lugosi, Bela
- Palvin, Barbara (Fashion Model)
- Pulitzer, Joseph (Journalist & Publisher)
- Rubik, Erno (Inventor)
- Staller, Ilona (Porn star, Politician, and Singer.)
- Štúr, Ludovít (Author)
- Von Neumann, John (Mathematician)

**Simple Format:**For each person type just one entry in the following form:

[family name, prenames of person (

*optional:*profession in brackets)|URL pointing to an English description of person] and then click at Submit.

An example for Kurt Gödel would look like this:

[Goedel, Kurt (logician)|https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kurt_Gödel] followed by a click on Submit.

**more URL Format:**For each person type just one entry in the following form:

family name, prenames of person (

*optional:*profession in brackets) [German version|URL pointing to German description of person], [English version|URL pointing to an English description of person] and then click at Submit.

An example for Gödel, Kurt would look like this:

Goedel, Kurt (logician) [German version|Wissenssammlungen/Biographien/Gödel,_Kurt], [English version|https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kurt_G%C3%B6del] followed by a click on Submit.

Observe that family names of persons are listed first seperated by a comma from the prenames. Followed by URL and the usual form of a link, i.e. [ at the beginning, a | after the name and a ] after the URL.

## Wolf Prize Winner#

Name | Category | Year | Motivation |
---|---|---|---|

Gabor A. Somorjai | Chemistry | 1998 | THE 1998 WOLF FOUNDATION PRIZE IN CHEMISTRY The Prize Committee for Chemistry has unanimously decided that the Prize for 1998 for ??? outstanding contributions to the field of the surface science in general, and for his elucidation of fundamental mechanisms of heterogeneous catalytic reactions at single crystal surfaces in particular. |

Paul Erdos | Mathematics | 1983 | THE 1983/4 WOLF FOUNDATION PRIZE IN MATHEMATICS The Mathematics Prize Committee for 1983/4 unanimously concluded that the Wolf Prize in Mathematics be shared jointly for his numerous contributions to number theory, combinatorics, probability, set theory, and mathematical analysis, and for personally stimulating mathematicians the world over. |

Laszlo Lovasz | Mathematics | 1999 | THE 1999 WOLF FOUNDATION PRIZE IN MATHEMATICS The Prize Committee for Mathematics has unanimously decided that the Wolf Prize for 1999 be awarded for his outstanding contributions to combinatorics, theoretical computer science and combinatorial optimization. |

Raoul Bott | Mathematics | 2000 | THE 2000 WOLF FOUNDATION PRIZE IN MATHEMATICS The Prize Committee for Mathematics has unanimously decided that the 2000 Prize be awarded for his deep discoveries in topology and differential geometry and their applications to Lie groups, differential operators and mathematical physics, |