Sophie Scholl
Sophia Magdalena Scholl (9 May 1921 – 22 February 1943) was a German student and revolutionary, active within the White Rose non-violent resistance group in Nazi Germany.She was convicted of high...
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Martin-Paul Samba
Martin-Paul Samba, born Mebenga m'Ebono (circa 1875 – 8 August 1914), was a Bulu military officer during the Imperial German colonial period of Cameroon. M'Ebobo became a favourite of the German...
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Beppo Römer
Josef “Beppo” Römer (November 17, 1892 – September 25, 1944) was a member of the Freikorps Oberland, one of the paramilitary organizations that sprang up around Germany as soldiers returned in ...
20 July plot
The 20 July plot refers to the attempt to assassinate Adolf Hitler, Führer of the Third Reich, inside his Wolf's Lair field headquarters near Rastenburg, East Prussia, on 20 July 1944. The primary pur...
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Heinrich Koenen
Heinrich Koenen (12 May 1910 – February 1945) was a German engineer, anti-fascist resistance fighter and agent of the Soviet military intelligence service GRU.Heinrich Koenen was born in the Konigsber...
Willi Graf
Willi Graf (2 January 1918 in Kuchenheim near Euskirchen – 12 October 1943 in Munich) was a Roman Catholic member of the White Rose (Weiße Rose) resistance group in Nazi Germany.Willi Graf's fam...
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Hans Scholl
Hans Fritz Scholl (22 September 1918 – 22 February 1943) was a founding member of the White Rose resistance movement in Nazi Germany.
Scholl was born in Ingersheim (now a part of Crailsheim, ...
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Hans Coppi
Hans Coppi (25 January 1916, Berlin – 22 December 1942) was a German Red Orchestra resistance fighter against the Third Reich.
Coppi, whose parents Robert and Frieda were members of the Comm...
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Bernhard Bästlein
Bernhard Bästlein (December 3, 1894 in Hamburg – September 18, 1944 in Brandenburg an der Havel) was a German Communist and resistance fighter against the Nazi régime. He was imprisoned very shortly a...
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Carl Friedrich Goerdeler
Carl Friedrich Goerdeler (31 July 1884 – 2 February 1945) was a monarchist conservative German politician, executive, economist, civil servant, and opponent of the Nazi regime. Had the 20 July plot to...
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Eva-Maria Buch
Eva-Maria Buch (31 January 1921 – 5 August 1943) was a resistance fighter against the Nazi régime in Germany associated with the Red Orchestra (Rote Kapelle) resistance group.
Buch was born ...
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Rudolf Duala Manga Bell
Rudolf Duala Manga Bell (1873 – 8 August 1914) was a Duala king and resistance leader in the German colony of Kamerun. After being educated in both Kamerun and Europe, he succeeded his father, M...
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Rudolf von Scheliha
Rudolf von Scheliha (May 31, 1897 - December 22, 1942) was a German diplomat executed by the Nazis during World War II.Scheliha was born in Zessel, Oels, Silesia (now Cieśle, Gmina Oleśnica, Poland), ...
Claus von Stauffenberg
Claus Philipp Maria, Schenk Graf von Stauffenberg, commonly referred to as Claus Schenk Graf von Stauffenberg ([ˈklaʊs ˈʃɛŋk ˈɡʁaːf fɔn ˈʃtaʊfənbɛɐ̯k]), Claus von Stauffenberg, or Colonel Claus von St...
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Benita von Falkenhayn
Benita Ursula von Falkenhayn, maiden name von Zollikofer-Altenklingen (14 August 1900 – 18 February 1935) was a German baroness who served as a spy for the Second Polish Republic.
She was born in ...
Robert Uhrig
Robert Uhrig (March 8, 1903 – August 21, 1944) was a German communist and resistance fighter against National Socialism.
Born in Leipzig, the son of a metalworker, Uhrig grew up to become a journe...
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Alexander Schmorell
Saint Alexander Schmorell (16 September 1917 in Orenburg, Russia; – 13 July 1943 in Munich) was one of five Munich University students who formed a resistance group known as White Rose (Weiße Ro...
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Willi Lehmann
Willi (Willy) Lehmann (15 March 1884, in Leipzig – 13 December 1942, in Berlin) was a police official and Soviet agent in Nazi Germany.Lehmann was a criminal inspector and SS-Hauptsturmführer (...
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Karl Gröger
Karl Gröger (February 7, 1918 - July 1, 1943) was a heroic member of the Dutch resistance group executed in 1943. In 1943 the SS and police court sentenced him to death in Den Haag. In collaboration w...
Anton Schmid
Anton Schmid (January 9, 1900, Vienna, Austria – April 13, 1942, Vilnius, Lithuania) was an Austrian conscript to the Wehrmacht in World War II who, as a sergeant (feldwebel) in Vilnius, Lithuania, wa...
White Rose
The White Rose (German: die Weiße Rose) was a non-violent, intellectual resistance group in Nazi Germany, consisting of students from the University of Munich and their philosophy professor. The g...
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Otto Kiep
Otto Carl Kiep (7 July 1886 – 23 August 1944) was the Chief of the Reich Press Office (Reichspresseamt). He became involved with the resistance against the Nazis and was executed in 1944.
Otto Kie...
Libertas Schulze-Boysen
Libertas Schulze-Boysen, born Libertas Viktoria Haas-Heye (November 20, 1913 in Paris – December 22, 1942 in Berlin-Plötzensee) was a German opponent of the Nazis who belonged to the Red Orchestra (Ro...
Johanna Kirchner
Johanna "Hanna" Kirchner (née Johanna Stunz; 24 April 1889 – 9 June 1944) was a German opponent of the Nazi régime.Johanna Stunz came from a social-democratic family from Frankfurt, Hesse-Nassau...
Barthel Schink
Bartholomäus (Barthel) Schink (November 27, 1927 – November 10, 1944) was a member of the Edelweiss Pirates, active in the Ehrenfeld Group (Ehrenfeld is a suburb of Cologne) in Cologne, which resiste...