Hess

biographical name \ ˈhes \

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Dame Myra 1890–1965 English pianist

Hess

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(Walther Richard) Rudolf 1894–1987 German Nazi politician

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Victor Franz 1883–1964 Austrian physicist

Hess

biographical name

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Walter Rudolf 1881–1973 Swiss physiologist

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