He or HE may refer to:


  • 1 Language
  • 2 Places
  • 3 People
  • 4 Arts, entertainment, and media
  • 5 Acronyms
    • 5.1 Science
  • 6 Other uses
  • 7 See also


  • He (pronoun), an English pronoun
  • He (kana), the romanization of the Japanese kana へ
  • He (letter), the fifth letter of many Semitic alphabets
  • He (Cyrillic), a letter of the Cyrillic script called He in Ukrainian
  • Hebrew language (ISO 639-1 code: he)


  • He County, Anhui, China
  • He River, or Hejiang (贺江), a tributary of the Xi River in Guangxi and Guangdong
  • Hebei, abbreviated as HE, a province of China (Guobiao abbreviation HE)
  • Hesse, abbreviated as HE, a state of Germany


  • He (surname), Chinese surname, sometimes transcribed Hé or Ho; includes a list of notable individuals so named
  • Zheng He (1371–1433), Chinese admiral
  • He (和) and He (合), collectively known as 和合二仙 (He-He er xian, "Two immortals He"), two Taoist immortals known as the "Immortals of Harmony and Unity"
  • Immortal Woman He, or He Xiangu, one of the Eight Immortals of Taoism

Arts, entertainment, and media

  • "He" (short story), a 1926 short story by H. P. Lovecraft
  • "He", a 1927 short story by Katherine Anne Porter
  • He (film), a 2012 Irish film
  • "He" (song), a 1955 Christian song written by Jack Richards and Richard Mullan
  • He, a novel by John Connolly about Stan Laurel


  • His Eminence, a religious title
  • His Excellency, a political title


  • Hektoen enteric agar, used in microbiology to identify certain organisms
  • Helium, a chemical element with symbol He
  • Hematoxylin and eosin stain, a popular staining method in histology
  • Hepatic encephalopathy
  • High explosive
  • Holocene Era or Human Era, the year count system of the Holocene calendar
    • Holocene Epoch, its rough equivalent
  • Homomorphic encryption

Other uses

  • Heathrow Express, an airport rail link between London Heathrow Airport and Paddington
  • Heinkel Flugzeugwerke (in aircraft model prefixes)
  • Higher education
  • Hurricane Electric, a global Internet service provider

See also

  • Hezhou (disambiguation)
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