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Hesse

(Encyclopedia) Hesse hĕs, hēs´ē, hĕs´ə [key], Ger. Hessen, state (1994 pop. 5,800,000), 8,150 sq mi (24,604 sq km), central Germany. Wiesbaden is the capital. It is…

Sandra Hess

Sandra Hess is a Swiss actress known especially for playing action babes and Euro-villains in American TV shows and movies. A teen model in her native country, she moved to Los Angeles in the late…

Philip of Hesse

(Encyclopedia) Philip of Hesse hĕs [key], 1504–67, German nobleman, landgrave of Hesse (1509–67), champion of the Reformation. He is also called Philip the Magnanimous. Declared of age…

Ladislaus Herman

(Encyclopedia) Ladislaus Herman läd´ĭslous˝ hĕr´män [key], 1040–1102, duke of Poland (1079–1102), brother and successor of Boleslaus II . His rule was one of weakness and decline…

Leon Hess Biography

Leon HessAge: 85 owner of the New York Jets whose oil fortune made him one of the wealthiest owners in professional sports; his wish to see his team return to the Super Bowl for the first…

Orvan Hess 2002 Deaths

Orvan HessAge: 96 pioneering obstetrician and gynecologist who, in 1942, became the first physician to successfully use penicillin clincially when he treated a woman on the verge of death…

Hesse-Darmstadt

(Encyclopedia) Hesse-Darmstadt,   Hesse-Homburg, and Hesse-Kassel: see Hesse , Germany.

Hesse-Nassau

(Encyclopedia) Hesse-Nassau, former Prussian province: see Hesse ; Nassau .

Hesse, Eva

(Encyclopedia) Hesse, Eva hĕs´ə [key], 1936–70, American sculptor, b. Hamburg, Germany. Hesse's sculpture displays an antiformalism that developed in the late 1960s in reaction…