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Wilhelm Canaris
Birth name Wilhelm Franz Canaris
Born 1 January 1887 (1887-01)
Aplerbeck, Westphalia, Kingdom of Prussia, German Empire
Died 9 April 1945 (1945-04-10) (aged 58)
Flossenbürg concentration camp, Bavaria, Nazi Germany
49°44′06″N 12°21′21″E / 49.734958°N 12.35577°E / 49.734958; 12.35577 (Execution Site of 20 July 1944 Plot (Nazi Germany Resistance))
Allegiance  German Empire
 Weimar Republic
 Nazi Germany
Service/branch  Kaiserliche Marine
Years of service 1905–44
Rank Admiral
Battles/wars World War I
World War II

I have a clear conscience.
I only did my duty to my country when I tried to oppose the criminal folly of Hitler.
Wilhelm Canaris