Hess

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Definition of Hess

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Dame Myra 1890–1965 English pianist

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Definition of Hess (Entry 2 of 4)

(Walther Richard) Rudolf 1894–1987 German Nazi politician

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Definition of Hess (Entry 3 of 4)

Victor Franz 1883–1964 Austrian physicist

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Definition of Hess (Entry 4 of 4)

Walter Rudolf 1881–1973 Swiss physiologist

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