Sophie Scholl Death Cause and Date

Sophie Scholl's Death

Born (Birthday) May 9, 1921

Death Date February 22, 1943

Age of Death 21 years

Cause of Death Decapitation

Profession Activist

The activist Sophie Scholl died at the age of 21. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Remembered for her mid-twentieth-century anti-Nazi activism, she belonged to a non-violent, student resistance group called the White Rose and was executed for handing out what the Nazi government deemed treasonous political literature.

The daughter of leftist politician Robert Scholl, she grew up in Forchtenberg, Ludwigsburg, and Ulm, Germany, with siblings named Inge, Hans, Elisabeth, Sophie, Werner, and Thilde. Her brother Hans was also put to death for his dissemination of anti-Nazi pamphlets, and her boyfriend, Fritz Hartnagel, ultimately married her sister Elisabeth.