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Ewald-Heinrich von Kleist-Schmenzin
10 July 1922|
Schmenzin, Province of Pomerania, Weimar Germany
|Died||8 March 2013
|Occupation||Wehrmacht Officer (1940–44)
|Spouse(s)||Gundula von Kleist (1960–2013) his death|
|Parent(s)||Ewald von Kleist-Schmenzin|
A member of the von Kleist family, his parents were active in the German resistance against Adolf Hitler. Ewald-Heinrich von Kleist-Schmenzin, who lived to be 90, was the last surviving member of the 20 July 1944 plot to assassinate Hitler.
Ewald-Heinrich von Kleist died at his home in Munich on 8 March 2013 from natural causes. He was 90.
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Von Kleist (left) with German Federal Minister of Defence Franz Josef Jung in 2009.
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