Klaus Bonhoeffer

Hans Martin Klaus Bonhoeffer ( Breslau , 5 of January of 1901 – Berlin , 23 of April of 1945 ) was a German and martyr of the resistance against the regime jurist Nazi .

Son of the neurologist and psychiatrist Karl Bonhoeffer and the Countess Paula von Hase, daughter of the theologian Klaus von Hase. He studied together with Dietrich Bonhoeffer and Hans von Dohnanyi at the Grunewald Gymnasium in Berlin and in Heidelberg .

On September 3, 1930, he married Emmi Delbrück, the daughter of Hans Delbrück and sister of Max Delbrück .

He worked as a lawyer for Lufthansa . A member of the Resistance, he was one of those implicated in the July 20, 1944 plot that was subsequently tried by Roland Freisler .

He was arrested in 1944, imprisoned and executed on 23 April 1945 along with twelve others involved, including Rüdiger Schleicher and Friedrich Justus Perels , when Russian troops were at the gates of Berlin.

Literature in German

  • Eberhard Bethge: Dietrich Bonhoeffer: Theologe – Christ – Zeitgenosse , Gütersloh, 8. Aufl. 2004
  • Eberhard Bethge: Dietrich Bonhoeffer . Überarbeitete Neuausgabe 2006. ISBN 3-499-50684-X
  • Sigrid Grabner / Hendrik Röder (Hg.): Emmi Bonhoeffer. Bewegende Zeugnisse eines mutigen Lebens . Rowohlt Taschenbuch Verlag, Reinbek 2006. ISBN 3-499-62164-9