• Born date: 1903-01-04
  • Born in: Wurttemberg
  • Death date: 1945-04-09
  • Death in: Dachau concentration camp
Johann Georg Elser

Johann Georg Elser (4 January 1903 – 9 April 1945) was a German carpenter who planned and carried out an elaborate assassination attempt on Adolf Hitler and other high-ranking Nazi leaders, on 8 November 1939 at the Bürgerbräukeller in Munich. He was held without trial as a special prisoner of Adolf Hitler for over five years until executed in Dachau concentration camp.