Carl Friedrich Goerdeler (31 July 1884 – 2 February 1945) was a monarchist conservative German politician, executive, economist, civil servant, and opponent of the Nazi regime. If a plan to kill Adolf Hitler on 20 July 1944 had succeeded, Goerdeler would have served as the Chancellor of the new government.
Carl Friedrich Goerdeler
|Died||2 February 1945 (aged 60)|
|Occupation||Politician, civil servant, executive & economist.|
|Known for||One of the leaders of the conservative widerstand movement in Nazi Germany|
|Children||5 (e.g. Reinhard Goerdeler)|
He was mayor of Leipzig from 1930 to 1937.
Goerdeler was executed by hanging.