1. hansom a two-wheeled horse-drawn covered carriage with the driver's seat above and behind the passengers
  2. Hanseatic League a commercial and defensive confederation of free cities in northern Germany and surrounding areas; formed in 1241 and most influential in the 14th century when it included over 100 towns and functioned as an independent political power; the last official assembly was held in 1669
  3. Hansard the official published verbatim report of the proceedings of a parliamentary body; originally of the British Parliament
  4. Hansen's disease chronic granulomatous communicable disease occurring in tropical and subtropical regions; characterized by inflamed nodules beneath the skin and wasting of body parts; caused by the bacillus Mycobacterium leprae
  5. Hans Adolf Krebs English biochemist who discovered the Krebs cycle
  6. Hans Albrecht Bethe United States physicist (born in Germany) noted for research in astrophysics and nuclear physics (1906-2005)
  7. Hans Arp Alsatian artist and poet who was cofounder of dadaism in Zurich; noted for abstract organic sculptures (1887-1966)
  8. Hans Bethe United States physicist (born in Germany) noted for research in astrophysics and nuclear physics (1906-2005)
  9. Hans Christian Andersen a Danish author remembered for his fairy stories (1805-1875)
  10. Hans Christian Oersted Danish physicist (1777-1851)
  11. Hans C. J. Gram Danish physician and bacteriologist who developed a method of staining bacteria to distinguish among them (1853-1938)
  12. Hans Conrad Julius Reiter German bacteriologist who described a disease now known as Reiter's syndrome and who identified the spirochete that causes syphilis in humans (1881-1969)
  13. Hans Eysenck a British psychologist (born in Germany) noted for his theories of intelligence and personality and for his strong criticism of Freudian psychoanalysis
  14. Hans Fischer German chemist noted for his synthesis of hemin (1881-1945)
  15. Hans Geiger German physicist who developed the Geiger counter
  16. Hans Holbein German painter and engraver noted for his portraits
  17. Hans Jurgen Eysenck a British psychologist (born in Germany) noted for his theories of intelligence and personality and for his strong criticism of Freudian psychoanalysis

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