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Alfred Delp

Alfred Delp was born on September 15, 1907 in Mannheim in Germany. He studied Protestant theology but later he converted to catholicism. In 1926 he became a Jesuit.

Delp joined the Kreisau Circle in 1942 to work on the model of a new society to be established after a coup d'etat against Hitler to be performed by the anti-Nazi resistance. After the failure of the July 20 Plot Delp was arrested, sent to a trial at the Volksgerichtshof, the Nazi Supreme court. Delp was sentenced to death and executed on February 2, 1945 in Plötzensee, Berlin.\n