Claus Philipp Maria Justinian Schenk Graf von Stauffenberg (1907 - 1944)

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Birthplace: Jettingen-Scheppach, Bavarian Swabia, Bavaria, Germany
Death: Died in Berlin, Deutschland
Cause of death: Executed, shot, a leader of the failed 20 July plot of 1944 to assassinate Adolf Hitler
Occupation: German army officer and Catholic aristocrat
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About Claus Philipp Maria Justinian Schenk Graf von Stauffenberg

Claus Philipp Maria Justinian Schenk Graf von Stauffenberg commonly referred to as Claus Schenk Graf von Stauffenberg (German pronunciation: [ˈklaʊs ˈʃɛŋk ˈɡʁaːf fɔn ˈʃtaʊfənbɛɐ̯k], Claus von Stauffenberg, or Colonel Claus von Stauffenberg; 15 November 1907 – 21 July 1944) was a German army officer and Catholic aristocrat who was one of the leading members of the failed 20 July plot of 1944 to assassinate Adolf Hitler and remove the Nazi Party from power. Along with Henning von Tresckow and Hans Oster, he was one of the central figures of the German Resistance movement within the Wehrmacht. For his involvement in the movement he was shot shortly after the failed attempt known as Operation Valkyrie.

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Claus Philipp Maria Justinian Schenk Graf von Stauffenberg's Timeline

1907
November 15, 1907
Jettingen-Scheppach, Bavarian Swabia, Bavaria, Germany
1940
1940
Age 32
1944
July 21, 1944
Age 36
Berlin, Deutschland
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