Bela Bartok

Bela Bartok

Composer and pianist. Born Béla Viktor János Bartók in Nagyszentmiklós in the Kingdom of Hungary (now Romania). He was greatly influenced by Zoltán Kodály and they travelled together, collecting fo...

Person, Music / songs, Seriously Famous, Hungary, USA

2 memorials
Marcel Breuer

Marcel Breuer

Architect and furniture designer. He studied at Bauhaus, and was initially recognised for his so-called 'bicycle-handlebar' inspired tubular steel furniture. He moved to London to escape from Nazi ...

Person, Architecture, Craft / Design, Germany, Hungary, USA

1 memorial
William Tierney Clark

William Tierney Clark

Civil Engineer. Born in Bristol.  He designed the first Hammersmith Bridge and the Marlow Bridge across the Thames and bridges in Bath and at Welbeck Abbey. His greatest achievement was probably th...

Person, Engineering, Hungary

2 memorials
Milos Crnjanski

Milos Crnjanski

Poet, and diplomat. Born in Csongrád, Hungary. His family moved to Romania in 1896, where the Serbian heritage was instilled in him. In 1912 he went to study in Rijeka (in modern day Croatia) and V...

Person, Poetry, Politics & Administration, Austria, Balkans, Hungary, Romania, Serbia

1 memorial
Josef Dallos

Josef Dallos

Hungarian-born British ophthalmologist, invented living eye impression technique, 1930. Moved to London with George Nissel in May 1937 and, in Cavendish Square, set up the first contact lens only p...

Person, Medicine, Hungary

1 memorial
Philip de Laszlo

Philip de Laszlo

Painter. Born Budapest.  In 1907 moved to London and stayed, though he often travelled for portrait commissions which included many royal families. His good relations with what became the enemy in...

Person, Art, Hungary

1 memorial
Michael Joannes Baptista, Baron de Wenzel
1 memorial
Alec Dickson

Alec Dickson

Community educationist. Born Alexander Graeme Dickson at Duxhill Lodge, Ruislip. He served in Africa in World War II, where he began to formulate his ideas for mass education. He returned in 1948 a...

Person, Education, Africa, Hungary

1 memorial
St Elizabeth of Hungary

St Elizabeth of Hungary

Princess and saint.  Born either in the castle of Sárospatak, or in Pozsony, both in the Kingdom of Hungary.  She was married at the age of fourteen to Louis IV, the Landgrave of Thuringia, and wid...

Person, Religion, Royalty, Hungary

1 memorial
Arthur Fleischmann

Arthur Fleischmann

Sculptor.  Born Bratislava which was in Hungary at the time.  Studied medicine and started work in Vienna as a dermatologist but he had also been studying sculpture and in 1924 he gave up the 'day ...

Person, Sculpture, Austria, Hungary, Indonisia

2 memorials
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