Claus von Stauffenberg

1907 - 1944

Claus von Stauffenberg

Claus Philipp Maria Schenk Graf von Stauffenberg (German: [klaʊ̯s ʃɛŋk ɡʁaːf fɔn ˈʃtaʊ̯fn̩.bɛʁk] (listen); 15 November 1907 – 21 July 1944) was a German army officer best known for his failed attempt on 20 July 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. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Claus von Stauffenberg has received more than 3,035,425 page views. His biography is available in 63 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 13th most popular social activist.

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Among social activists, Claus von Stauffenberg ranks 13 out of 426Before him are Mother Teresa, Henry Dunant, Martin Luther King Jr., Helen Keller, Guy Fawkes, and Johann Heinrich Pestalozzi. After him are Jean-Paul Marat, Rosa Parks, Lady Godiva, Aung San Suu Kyi, Gustav I of Sweden, and Charlotte Corday.

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Among people born in 1907, Claus von Stauffenberg ranks 3Before him are Frida Kahlo and Astrid Lindgren. After him are Katharine Hepburn, Oscar Niemeyer, John Wayne, Mircea Eliade, Edwin McMillan, Hergé, Laurence Olivier, Alberto Moravia, and François Duvalier. Among people deceased in 1944, Claus von Stauffenberg ranks 7Before him are Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, Edvard Munch, Erwin Rommel, Wassily Kandinsky, Piet Mondrian, and Romain Rolland. After him are Princess Beatrice of the United Kingdom, Abdulmejid II, Reza Shah, Günther von Kluge, Michael Wittmann, and William James Sidis.

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Among people born in Germany, Claus von Stauffenberg ranks 82 out of 3,763Before him are Martin Bormann (1900), Jürgen Habermas (1929), Wilhelm Keitel (1882), Friedrich Paulus (1890), Christoph Willibald Gluck (1714), and Nicholas of Cusa (1401). After him are Joachim von Ribbentrop (1893), Albert Speer (1905), Friedrich Wilhelm Joseph Schelling (1775), Gottlieb Daimler (1834), Willy Brandt (1913), and Theodor Mommsen (1817).


Among social activists born in Germany, Claus von Stauffenberg ranks 1After him are Thomas Müntzer (1489), Martin Niemöller (1892), Sophie Scholl (1921), Carl von Ossietzky (1889), Horst Wessel (1907), Anneliese Michel (1952), Jenny von Westphalen (1814), Hans Scholl (1918), Gerda Christian (1913), Alfred Naujocks (1911), and Rudi Dutschke (1940).

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