Carl Friedrich Goerdeler
|Died||2 February 1945 (aged 60)|
|Occupation||Politician, civil servant, executive & economist.|
|Known for||One of the leaders of the conservative widerstand movement in Nazi Germany|
|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.
He was mayor of Leipzig from 1930 to 1937.
Goerdeler was executed by hanging.