List of assassination attempts on Adolf Hitler

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This is an incomplete list of documented, realized attempts to assassinate Adolf Hitler.[1]

All attempts occurred in the German Reich, except where noted. All attempts involved citizens of the German Reich, except where noted.

  • Before 1933: Before the seizure of power; four attempts, including one with poison in the Hotel Kaiserhof (1930).
  • After 1933: Ten attempts, including one by an unknown SA man in Obersalzberg and another by the Luttner group in Königsberg.
Date Location Attempted by
1934 Berlin Beppo Römer
1934 Berlin Helmut Mylius
1935 Berlin Marwitz group
1935 Berlin Paul Josef Stuermer
December 20, 1936 Nuremberg Helmut Hirsch
1937 Berlin Josef Thomas
1937 Berlin Unknown man in SS uniform
September 28, 1938 Berlin Oster Conspiracy; not executed due to conclusion of Munich Agreement
November 9, 1938 Munich Maurice Bavaud
October 5, 1939 Warsaw Michał Karaszewicz-Tokarzewski,[2] Service for Poland's Victory
November 8, 1939 Munich Johann Georg Elser
1939 Berlin Erich Kordt
1941 Berlin Nikolaus von Halem
1941-1943 (several) Berlin Beppo Römer
1943 Walki, Ukraine Hubert Lanz, Hans Speidel, Hyazinth Graf Strachwitz
March 13, 1943 Flight to Smolensk Henning von Tresckow, Fabian von Schlabrendorff
March 1943 Smolensk Friedrich König, Philipp von Boeselager
March 21, 1943 Berlin Henning von Tresckow, Fabian von Schlabrendorff, Rudolf Christoph Freiherr von Gersdorff
1943 Wolf's Lair Unknown Pole
1943 Berlin Rudolf Christoph Freiherr von Gersdorff
November 16, 1943 Wolf's Lair Axel Freiherr von dem Bussche-Streithorst
January 1944 Wolf's Lair Ewald-Heinrich von Kleist-Schmenzin
March 11, 1944 Berghof Eberhard von Breitenbuch
1944 Berlin Claus von Stauffenberg
July 20, 1944 Wolf's Lair Claus von Stauffenberg

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Christian Zentner, Friedemann Bedürftig (1991). The Encyclopedia of the Third Reich, pp. 47–48. Macmillan, New York. ISBN 0-02-897502-2
  2. ^ "Warszawski zamach na Hitlera: Hitler przemknął im koło nosa" (in Polish). October 5, 2011.