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Hungarians send home less money

Aug 19, 2016

Hungarians working in foreign countries permanently or temporarily sent home less money last year than in the previous year, the business daily Világgazdaság said on Friday citing World Bank figures. The total transfer was 450 million dollars less than in 2014.

Sándor Tarics |

Oldest Olympic champion passes away

May 21, 2016

Hungarian engineer Sándor Tarics, who won gold at the 1936 Olympics as member of the Hungarian water polo team, passed away in his home in Belvedere, California in the United States. He celebrated his 102th birthday last September.

| World Economic Forum

Intel's Hungarian-born co-founder dies

Mar 22, 2016

Andy Grove, one of the key figures in Intel rising to become a large, worldwide-known international technology company, has died in Los Altos, California at the age of 79. He was born in Budapest on September 2, 1936 as András István Gróf.


Miss Jamaica of Hungarian descent

Jul 25, 2013

The winner of this year’s Miss Jamaica World title is of Hungarian descent. 18-year-old Gina Hargitay’s father grew up in Hungary while her mother is Jamaican. She also won sectional prizes for being 'Most Aware' and having 'Best Smile'.

| Dániel Deme/MTI

Britain's Got Hungarian Talent

Jun 10, 2013

The Hungarian shadow-dance group ‘Attraction’ won this year’s Britain's Got Talent show on ITV with 27% of the viewers’ votes. The Hungarians finished ahead of a teenage comedian from Yorkshire and a pair of singing brothers from Wales.

Ervin Zádor at the 1956 Summer Olympic Games |

Ervin Zádor of 'Blood in the water

Apr 30, 2012

Former Hungarian international water polo player Ervin Zádor, made famous by a photo depicting him with bleeding head during the Hungarian-Soviet semifinal at the 1956 Melbourne Olympics, died at the age of 76 in the United States.

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Most Hungarians leave Egypt

Feb 4, 2011

Most Hungarians in Egypt have left the country by now, the embassy is not aware of any Hungarian citizens gotten into trouble in connection with the violent anti-government riots there, Ambassador Péter Kveck said on Friday.

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