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1. Dame Myra. 1890--1965, English pianist
2. (Walther Richard) Rudolf . 1894--1987, German Nazi leader. He made a secret flight to Scotland (1941) to negotiate peace with Britain but was held as a prisoner of war; later sentenced to life imprisonment at the Nuremberg trials (1946); committed suicide
3. Victor Francis. 1883--1964, US physicist, born in Austria: pioneered the investigation of cosmic rays: shared the Nobel prize for physics (1936)