Manfred Rommel

Manfred Rommel

Birth
Stuttgart, Stadtkreis Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Death 7 Nov 2013 (aged 84)
Stuttgart, Stadtkreis Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Burial Stuttgart, Stadtkreis Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Plot Section 82
Memorial ID 119944838 · View Source
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German politician and son of Field Marshall Erwin Rommel.

Fought in the Second World War in the Wehrmacht army, since his father didn't want him with the Waffen SS.

He was with his parents when Erwin Rommel was taken away to kill himself for his possible involvement with the July 20th coup on Adolf Hitler which in returned saved his family from being executed by the Nazis

Surrendered to the French First Army in 1945.

Became a politician during the height of the Cold War and was elected Lord Mayor of Stuttgart from 1974 to 1996 were he retired from politics.

Manfred Rommel passed away in 2013.


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  • Created by: gordonphilbin
  • Added: 7 Nov 2013
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