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Noun: Hess  hes
  1. English pianist (1890-1965)
    - Dame Myra Hess
     
  2. Swiss physiologist noted for studies of the brain (1881-1973)
    - Walter Hess, Walter Rudolf Hess
     
  3. United States physicist (born in Austria) who was a discoverer of cosmic radiation (1883-1964)
    - Victor Hess, Victor Franz Hess
     
  4. Nazi leader who in 1941 flew a solo flight to Scotland in an apparent attempt to negotiate a peace treaty with Great Britain but was imprisoned for life (1894-1987)
    - Rudolf Hess, Walther Richard Rudolf Hess

Type of: German Nazi, Nazi, physicist, physiologist, pianist, piano player

Encyclopedia: Hess, Rudolf