• Born date: 1895-08-22
  • Born in: Austria-Hungary
  • Death date: 1951-03-22
  • Death in: Áustria
László Almásy

For the politician see László Almásy (politician).László Ede Almásy de Zsadány et Törökszentmiklós (22 August 1895 – 22 March 1951) was a Hungarian aristocrat, motorist, desert explorer, aviator, Scout-leader and sportsman who also served as the basis for the protagonist in both Michael Ondaatje's novel The English Patient (1992) and the movie adaptation of the same name (1996).