Karl Leisner

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Birthday
28, 1915
Birthplace
Germany
Death Date
Aug 12, 1945 (30)
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
28, 1915
Birthplace
Germany
Death Date
Aug 12, 1945 (30)

About

German priest who was interned in the Dachau concentration camp due to his resistance and opposition to the Nazi party.

Before Fame

He often took Christian youth organizations on camping trips to Holland and Belgium to avoid Nazi interference.

Trivia

He was secretly ordained a priest while he was interned at Dachau.

Family Life

He was the oldest of five children.

Associated With

He was beatified by Pope John Paul II in 1996.