Carl Goerdeler

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Carl Friedrich Goerdeler
Born 31 July 1884(1884-07-31)
Schneidemühl, Germany (modern Piła, Poland)
Died 2 February 1945 (aged 60)
Berlin, Germany
Nationality German
Occupation Politician, civil servant, executive & economist.
Known for One of the leaders of the conservative widerstand movement in Nazi Germany
Political party DNVP
Religion Lutheran
Spouse Anneliese Ulrich
Children 5 (e.g. Reinhard Goerdeler)

Carl Friedrich Goerdeler (31 July 1884 – 2 February 1945) was a monarchist conservative German politician, executive, economist, civil servant, and opponent of the Nazi regime. If a plan to kill Adolf Hitler on 20 July 1944 had succeeded, Goerdeler would have served as the Chancellor of the new government.