Werner von Haeften

1908 - 1944

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Werner Karl Otto Theodor von Haeften (9 October 1908 – 21 July 1944) was an Oberleutnant in the Wehrmacht who took part in the military-based conspiracy against Adolf Hitler known as the 20 July plot. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Werner von Haeften has received more than 408,229 page views. His biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 29 in 2019). Werner von Haeften is the 2,341st most popular politician (up from 2,502nd in 2019), the 633rd most popular biography from Germany (up from 689th in 2019) and the 174th most popular Politician.

Werner von Haeften was a German officer who was executed for his involvement in the July 20 Plot to assassinate Adolf Hitler.

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Among politicians, Werner von Haeften ranks 2,341 out of 15,577Before him are Pepin of Italy, Thomas Palaiologos, Dmitry Ustinov, Kim Jong-suk, Tancred, King of Sicily, and Maria Josepha of Bavaria. After him are William I of Sicily, Mikhail Mishustin, Eliot Ness, John of Brienne, Merneith, and Isaias Afwerki.

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Among people born in 1908, Werner von Haeften ranks 34Before him are Joseph McCarthy, Franz Stangl, Carole Lombard, Manoel de Oliveira, William Saroyan, and Dmitry Ustinov. After him are Hannes Alfvén, Willard Libby, John Kenneth Galbraith, Balthus, Cesare Pavese, and Ilya Frank. Among people deceased in 1944, Werner von Haeften ranks 39Before him are Kasturba Gandhi, Aristide Maillol, Wang Jingwei, Arthur Eddington, Antanas Smetona, and Sergey Prokudin-Gorsky. After him are Gustav Bauer, Hilma af Klint, Giovanni Gentile, Pehr Evind Svinhufvud, Emilio De Bono, and Princess Maria Josepha of Saxony.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Werner von Haeften ranks 633 out of 6,142Before him are August Bebel (1840), Hans Morgenthau (1904), Reinhard Gehlen (1902), Cunigunde of Luxembourg (978), Walther Rathenau (1867), and Maria Josepha of Bavaria (1739). After him are Anna Anderson (1896), Louis IV, Grand Duke of Hesse (1837), Jakob Fugger (1459), Rudolf Otto (1869), Frederick Trump (1869), and Otto Rehhagel (1938).

Among POLITICIANS In Germany

Among politicians born in Germany, Werner von Haeften ranks 174Before him are William IV, Grand Duke of Luxembourg (1852), Maximilian III Joseph, Elector of Bavaria (1727), Johannes Rau (1931), August Bebel (1840), Walther Rathenau (1867), and Maria Josepha of Bavaria (1739). After him are Louis IV, Grand Duke of Hesse (1837), Ernest Augustus, Elector of Brunswick-Lüneburg (1629), Wilhelmine Amalia of Brunswick-Lüneburg (1673), Elsa Einstein (1876), Maria Anna of Bavaria (1805), and Carlos Kleiber (1930).