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Alexis Freiherr von Roenne

February 22, 1903 - October 12, 1944
Alexis Freiherr von Roenne Alexis Freiherr von Roenne 

Alexis Freiherr von Roenne saw National Socialism as a threat to Christian values, and particularly opposed the state’s racial policy. He was arrested for the first time immediately after the unsuccessful coup attempt of July 20, 1944, but released shortly afterwards. Two weeks later he was finally arrested again. Alexis Freiherr von Roenne was sentenced to death by the People’s Court on October 5, 1944 and murdered on October 12, 1944 in Berlin-Plötzensee.