Definition of Rudolf Hess
1. Noun. Nazi leader who in 1941 flew a solo flight to Scotland in an apparent attempt to negotiate a peace treaty with Great Britain but was imprisoned for life (1894-1987).
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1. A Life of William Shakespeare by Sidney Lee (1916)
"Among several English volumes which Johann Rudolf Hess of Zurich brought to that city on returning from London about 1614 were ..."
2. Chemical Abstracts by American Chemical Society (1915)
"Rudolf Hess. Univ. Strassburg. Z. Kinder- heilk. 12, 409-39(1915).—In a large number of cases the acidity of the infant stomach is not sufficient for pepsin ..."
3. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1844)
"... in an unhappy moment of uncertainty and premonition last September, named Marshal Goring to succeed him, and Rudolf Hess to succeed Goring. ..."
4. Transactions of the Commonwealth Club of California by Commonwealth Club of California (1903)
"... Paul W. Harvey William Hay R. Arthur Hayler Dr. Edward H. Heims Clarence E. Heller Willis E. Henderson Rudolf Hess AB Hood Prof. ..."
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