Ewald-Heinrich von Kleist-Schmenzin

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Ewald-Heinrich von Kleist-Schmenzin
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Born (1922-07-10)10 July 1922
Schmenzin, Province of Pomerania, Weimar Germany
Died 8 March 2013(2013-03-08) (aged 90)
Munich, Germany
Occupation Wehrmacht Officer (1940–44)
Publisher
Spouse(s) Gundula von Kleist (1960–2013) his death[1]
Parent(s) Ewald von Kleist-Schmenzin

Ewald-Heinrich von Kleist-Schmenzin (10 July 1922 – 8 March 2013[2]) was a German Army officer in World War II and later worked as a publisher.

A member of the von Kleist family, his parents were active in the German resistance against Adolf Hitler. Ewald-Heinrich von Kleist-Schmenzin, who lived to be 90, was the last surviving member of the 20 July 1944 plot to assassinate Hitler.[3][4][5]

Ewald-Heinrich von Kleist died at his home in Munich on 8 March 2013 from natural causes. He was 90.

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