Alfred Delp

1907 - 1945

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Alfred Delp (German: [ˈal.fʁeːt ˈdɛlp] (listen), 15 September 1907 – 2 February 1945) was a German Jesuit priest and philosopher of the German Resistance. A member of the inner Kreisau Circle resistance group, he is considered a significant figure in Catholic resistance to Nazism. Falsely implicated in the failed 1944 July Plot to overthrow Adolf Hitler, Delp was arrested and sentenced to death. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Alfred Delp has received more than 126,298 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). Alfred Delp is the 1,554th most popular religious figure (down from 1,399th in 2019), the 2,804th most popular biography from Germany (down from 2,209th in 2019) and the 61st most popular German Religious Figure.

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Among religious figures, Alfred Delp ranks 1,554 out of 2,272Before him are Reginald Garrigou-Lagrange, Dwight L. Moody, Junia, Ambrose Traversari, Jacques Hamel, and Flodoard. After him are Hilarion Capucci, Stephen I of Constantinople, Anno II, Angelo Bagnasco, Trifko Grabež, and Caesarius of Africa.

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Among people born in 1907, Alfred Delp ranks 145Before him are Volmari Iso-Hollo, L. Sprague de Camp, Lev Oborin, Guido Masetti, Mikhail Mikhaylovich Gerasimov, and Gunnar Ekelöf. After him are Grand Duchess Maria Kirillovna of Russia, Miguel Torga, Roman Rudenko, Gene Autry, Frederick Copleston, and Ramon Magsaysay. Among people deceased in 1945, Alfred Delp ranks 187Before him are Dwight F. Davis, Petar Bojović, William Joseph Simmons, Agnes Baden-Powell, Ernst-Günther Baade, and Karl Decker. After him are Nikolai Tcherepnin, Rash Behari Bose, Wincenty Witos, Yakov Protazanov, Johannes Popitz, and Alfred Saalwächter.

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Among people born in Germany, Alfred Delp ranks 2,804 out of 5,289Before him are Ernst-Günther Baade (1897), Gottfried Kirch (1639), Erich Neumann (1905), Ludwig von Reuter (1869), Elia Levita (1469), and Otto Nerz (1892). After him are Karl Friedrich von Gaertner (1772), Johannes Schmidt (1843), Helmut Griem (1932), Anno II (1010), Jens Böhrnsen (1949), and Johannes Nikolaus Tetens (1736).


Among religious figures born in Germany, Alfred Delp ranks 61Before him are Gerhard Ludwig Müller (1947), Melchior Hoffman (1495), Georg Gänswein (1956), Friedrich Wetter (1928), Adolf Bertram (1859), and Walter Brandmüller (1929). After him are Anno II (1010), Wilhelm Emmanuel von Ketteler (1811), Christoph Bernhard von Galen (1606), Josef Frings (1887), Karl Lehmann (1936), and Ignaz von Döllinger (1799).