Hess (surname)

Hess or Heß as a surname may refer to:
* András Hess, Hungarian printer
* Damian Hess aka MC Frontalot, nerdcore rapper
* Dean Hess (born 1917), American Air Force Colonel
* Erika Hess (born 1962), Swiss alpine skier
* Germain Henri Hess (1802–1850), Russian-Swiss chemist
* Hans-Georg Hess (1923 - 2008), German U-boat captain
* Harry Hess (1906–1969), American geologist best known for his theories on sea floor spreading
* Heinrich von Heß (1788–1870), Austrian fieldmarshall
* Heinrich Maria von Hess, German painter
* Jacob Hess, New York City Police Commissioner
* Jared Hess (born 1979), American writer and director of "Napoleon Dynamite"
* Johann Hess (Hesse), (1490–1547)
* Johann Jakob Hess, (1741–1828)
* Kenneth Shayne Hess, (born 1961), American writer and filmmaker
* Markus Hess, German hacker
* Moses Hess (1812–1875), Jewish philosopher and proto-Zionist
* Myra Hess (1890–1965), British pianist
* Nigel Hess, British Composer
* Orvan Hess (1906–2002), doctor who invented the fetal heart monitor
* Peter von Hess, German Painter
* Petra Heß, SPD Bundestag member
* Richard Hess (American painter) (born 1934)
* Rudolf Hess (Heß) (1894–1987), Deputy Führer of Nazi Germany
* Todd David Hess, (born 1960), USAF Colonel, first AF Member to receive Army Legion of Merit
* Victor Francis Hess (1883–1964), Austrian-American physicist who discovered cosmic rays
* Walter David Hess (1938–1991) South African Jewish Educator and Executive Vice President of UIA Canada
* Walter Rudolf Hess (1881–1973), Swiss physiologist who won the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1949
* Willy Hess (violinist) (1859–1939), German famous violin virtuoso
* Willy Hess (composer) (1906–1997), Swiss musicologist, composer, and famous Beethoven scholar
* Wolf Rüdiger Hess (Heß) (1937–2001), German architect, right extremist and son of Rudolf Hess

ee also

* Rudolf Hoess (also Höss or Höß), commandant of Auschwitz concentration camp during World War II
* Helius Eobanus Hessus (1488–1540), German Latin poet

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