Summary: longtime mayor of Stuttgart, Germany from 1975 to 1996 and only known son of Germany's most famous World War II military commander Field Marshal Erwin Rommel whose father was widely known as the "Desert Fox" for his deft command of Nazi Germany's troops in North Africa and respected by both his own troops and his enemies, but who was 15 years old when his father committed suicide in 1944 after being implicated in the plot to kill Adolf Hitler.
Cause of Death: Complications from Parkinson's disease
Born: December 24, 1928
Died: November 7, 2013
Location: Stuttgart, Germany