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Himmler, Heinrich(Encyclopedia)Himmler, Heinrich hn´rkh hm´lr [key], 1900–1945, German Nazi leader. An early member of the National Socialist German Workers' (Nazi) party, Himmler took part in Adolf Hitler's beer-hall p...
Bernadotte, Count Folke(Encyclopedia)Bernadotte, Count Folke fôl´k brnädôt´, bûr´ndt [key], 1895–1948, Swedish internationalist; nephew of King Gustavus V. He was active in the Swedish Red Cross and became its president ...
Heydrich, Reinhard(Encyclopedia)Heydrich, Reinhard rn´härt h´drkh [key], 1904–42, German police official under the Nazi regime. Forced to resign (1931) from the navy for misconduct, Heydrich joined the SS (see National So...
Wieland, Heinrich(Encyclopedia)Wieland, Heinrich, 1877–1957, German chemist, Ph.D. Univ. of Munich, 1901. Wieland was a professor at the Technical Univ. of Munich from 1913 to 1921, the Univ. of Freiburg from 1921 to 1925, and th...
Brüning, Heinrich(Encyclopedia)Brüning, Heinrich hn´rkh brün´ng [key], 1885–1970, German chancellor. Elected to the Reichstag in 1924, he was a leader of the Catholic Center party and a fiscal expert. In 1930 he was app...
Suso, Heinrich(Encyclopedia)Suso, Heinrich hn´rkh zoo´z [key], c.1295–1366, German mystic, a Dominican friar, also known as Henry Suso. While studying at Cologne he came under the influence of Meister Eckhart, whose ...
Graetz, Heinrich(Encyclopedia)Graetz, Heinrich: see Grätz, Heinrich.
Grätz, Heinrich(Encyclopedia)Grätz or Graetz, Heinrich both: hn´rkh grts [key], 1817–91, German Jewish historian. He was the first modern historian to write, from a Jewish perspective, a comprehensive history of the Jew...
Heine, Heinrich(Encyclopedia)Heine, Heinrich hn´rkh h´n [key], 1797–1856, German poet, b. Düsseldorf, of a Jewish family. One of the greatest of German lyric poets, he had a varied career. After failing in business h...
Böll, Heinrich(Encyclopedia)Böll, Heinrich hn´rkh böl [key], 1917–85, German novelist, short-story writer, and playwright. Böll presents a critical, antimilitarist view of modern society in a collection of masterful sh...
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