Ewald-Heinrich von Kleist



Age: 90


Summary: last surviving member of the failed plot to kill Adolf Hitler led by Col. Claus von Stauffenberg who was asked by the leader of the July 20, 1944 assassination attempt as a young German army lieutenant to carry a briefcase packed with explosives to a planned meeting with the Fuehrer (Von Stauffenberg himself placed the bomb, but Hitler survived the explosion), who was arrested and interrogated for several weeks by the Gestapo before being unexpectedly released while most other conspirators were executed, including his own father.



Cause of Death: Natural causes


Born: July 10, 1922


Died: March 8, 2013


Location: Munich, Germany