Rupert Mayer

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Birthday
23, 1876
Birthplace
Germany
Death Date
Nov 1, 1945 (69)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
23, 1876
Birthplace
Germany
Death Date
Nov 1, 1945 (69)

About

German, Jesuit priest and a leading figure of the German Catholic church during the Third Reich in Munich.

Before Fame

He volunteered as a chaplain in the First World War and was often sent to the front lines in France, Poland, and Romania.

Trivia

His protests against the Nazis landed him several times in Landsberg prison, the same prison where Adolf Hitler wrote Mein Kampf.

Family Life

He had a brother and four sisters.

Associated With

He was beatified by Pope John Paul II in 1987.