Helmuth James von Moltke

1907 - 1945

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Helmuth James Graf von Moltke (11 March 1907 – 23 January 1945) was a German jurist who, as a draftee in the German Abwehr, acted to subvert German human-rights abuses of people in territories occupied by Germany during World War II. He was a founding member of the Kreisau Circle opposition group, whose members opposed the government of Adolf Hitler in Nazi Germany, and discussed prospects for a Germany based on moral and democratic principles after Hitler. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Helmuth James von Moltke has received more than 135,033 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 22 in 2019). Helmuth James von Moltke is the 20th most popular lawyer (up from 21st in 2019), the 1,305th most popular biography from Germany (down from 317th in 2019) and the 3rd most popular German Lawyer.

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Among lawyers, Helmuth James von Moltke ranks 20 out of 67Before him are Rudolf von Jhering, Peter Benenson, Fabian von Schlabrendorff, Raphael Lemkin, John F. Kennedy Jr., and Carla Del Ponte. After him are Ewald Georg von Kleist, Irnerius, Al-Tahawi, Al-Mawardi, Muhammad al-Shaybani, and Franz von Liszt.

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Among people born in 1907, Helmuth James von Moltke ranks 71Before him are Lee Miller, Ernesto Geisel, Ko Takamoro, James Meade, Emilie Schindler, and Anne Desclos. After him are Alexander R. Todd, Nicolaus von Below, Lars Ahlfors, Altiero Spinelli, Sigvard Bernadotte, and Run Run Shaw. Among people deceased in 1945, Helmuth James von Moltke ranks 101Before him are Roza Shanina, Bernhard Rust, Werner Ostendorff, Walter Krüger, Hans Kammler, and Fritz Klein. After him are Lord Alfred Douglas, Albrecht Penck, Kiril, Prince of Preslav, Takeichi Nishi, Ernst-Robert Grawitz, and Pierre Drieu La Rochelle.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Helmuth James von Moltke ranks 1,305 out of 5,289Before him are Eduard Spranger (1882), Walter Rauff (1906), Dieter Rams (1932), William I, Elector of Hesse (1743), Fritz Bayerlein (1899), and Gertrude of Merania (1185). After him are Karl Löwith (1897), Walter Kasper (1933), Friedrich Sertürner (1783), Killing of Peter Fechter (1944), Frederica Louisa of Hesse-Darmstadt (1751), and Albert IV, Duke of Bavaria (1447).

Among LAWYERS In Germany

Among lawyers born in Germany, Helmuth James von Moltke ranks 3Before him are Rudolf von Jhering (1818) and Fabian von Schlabrendorff (1907). After him are Heinrich Marx (1777).