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Dale Kleist

Dale Kleist Born: 1909 Birthplace: Newark, Ohio Fiberglass—In the 1930s, Dale Kleist, Games Slayer, and …

Heinrich Himmler

Name at birth: Heinrich Luitpold HimmlerHeinrich Himmler was a high-ranking Nazi during World War II, a member of Adolf Hitler's inner circle and one of the primary architects of the Holocaust. Himmle…

Heinrich Rohrer

Heinrich Rohrer Born: 1933Birthplace: Bucs, Switzerland Scanning tunneling microscope—Binnig and Rohrer's microscope can trace details smaller than a single atom and has provided views …

Martin HEINRICH

HEINRICH, Martin, a Representative from New Mexico; born in Fallon, Churchill County, Nev.; October 17, 1971; B. S., University of Missouri, Columbia, Mo., 1985; attended University of New Mexi…

Heinrich Harrer 2006 Deaths

Heinrich HarrerAge: 93 Austrian explorer whose adventures include making the first ascent of the north face of the Eiger in the Swiss Alps in 1938. As one of the first Westerners to hike throu…

Claus von Stauffenberg

Count Claus Schenk Graf von Stauffenberg is remembered as one of the tragic heroes of World War II, thanks to his role in a failed plot to kill Adolf Hitler in 1944. Born into an aristocratic German …

Wernher von Braun

Wernher von Braun was a German rocket scientist who helped build the massive rockets that sent American astronauts to the moon in the years after World War II. Born and raised in Germany, von Braun s…

Jenna von Oy

Jenna von Oÿ is best known as Six LeMeure, the chatty and spunky sidekick on the family-friendly 1990s TV series Blossom. Her on-screen career began in commercials (she was featured in a Bill Cosby Je…

Wolfgang von Kempelen

Wolfgang von Kempelen built the Turk, a chess-playing automaton which wowed Europe late in the 1700s. The Turk consisted of a wooden cabinet topped by a carved life-size human figure dressed in a Tur…

Diane Von Furstenberg Biography

Diane Von Furstenbergfashion designerBorn: 1946 Von Furstenberg is the creator of the now-classic V-neck wraparound knit dress. During the 1970s, when Von Furstenberg introduced the slinky dre…