Namesakes

Biblical Characters: 3 characters
Bela   (m)   Num. 26:38  
Bela   (m)   Gen. 36:32  
Bela   (m)   1 Chr. 5:8  
Hungarian Kings and Queens: 5 kings
King Béla I   1061-1063  
King Béla II   1131-1141  
King Béla III   1172-1196  
King Béla IV   1235-1270  
King Ottó III of Bavaria (a.k.a. Béla)   1305-1308  
Notable Actors and Actresses: 1 actor
Bela Lugosi   1882-1956  
Notable Musicians: 1 composer
Béla Bartók   1881-1945     
Olympic Medalists: 2 silver, 1 bronze
(silver) Béla Las-Torres   1908   swimming - 4x200 m freestyle relay  
(silver) Béla Szepes   1928   javelin throw  
(bronze) Béla Goldoványi   1952   4x100 m relay