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Han

Sons of Hân. The Chinese are so called from Hân the founder of the twenty-sixth dynasty, with which modern history commences. (206-220.) Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, …

Clever Hans

Clever Hans The mother of Hans said: 'Whither away, Hans?' Hans answered: 'To Gretel.' 'Behave well, Hans.' 'Oh, I'll behave well. Goodbye, mother.' 'Goodbye, Hans.' Hans comes to Gretel. 'Goo…

Hans in Luck

Hans in Luck Some men are born to good luck: all they do or try to do comes right—all that falls to them is so much gain—all their geese are swans—all their cards are trumps&…

Iron Hans

Iron Hans There was once upon a time a king who had a great forest near his palace, full of all kinds of wild animals. One day he sent out a huntsman to shoot him a roe, but he did not come ba…

Hans Wegner

furniture designerBorn: April 2, 1914Birthplace: Tonder, DenmarkDied: Jan. 26, 2007 (Copenhagen) Designer whose Danish Modern furniture gained popularity in…

Hans Bethe 2005 Deaths

Hans BetheAge: 98 physicist who was a leader in the development of the atom bomb for the U.S. government's Manhattan Project. During the 1980s and 1990s, Bethe championed the use of nuclear en…

James Franklin HANLY

HANLY, James Franklin, a Representative from Indiana; born near St. Joseph, Champaign County, Ill., April 4, 1863; attended the common schools and the Eastern Illinois Normal School at Danville…

John Hans KREBS

KREBS, John Hans, a Representative from California; born in Berlin, Germany, December 17, 1926; moved to Israel in 1933 and attended Balfour School (elementary), 1937; graduated from Ben Yehuda…

Hans von Rippach

[rip-pak ]. Jack of Rippach, a Monsieur Nong-tong-pas —i.e. someone asked for who does not exist. A gay German spark calls at a house and asks for Herr Hans von Rippach. Rippach is a…

Hans Blix,

Swedish diplomat, headed the United Nations weapons inspection team that was preparing in October to return to Iraq to search the country for chemical, biological, and ballistic weapons. Blix…