• Michael Laxer

Sophie Scholl, 9 May 1921 – 22 February 1943



Today is the birthday of anti-Nazi hero Sophie Scholl who was executed in Germany in 1943 for her incredibly courageous resistance efforts with the White Rose group.


"Somebody, after all, had to make a start. What we wrote and said is also believed by many others. They just don't dare express themselves as we did."


"How can we expect a righteousness to prevail when there is hardly anyone who will give himself up undividedly to a righteous cause?"


Sophie Scholl, 9 May 1921 – 22 February 1943

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