Sophia Magdalena Scholl (9 May 1921 – 22 February 1943) was a German student, active within the White Rose non-violent resistance group in Nazi Germany. She was convicted of high treason after having been found distributing anti-war leaflets at the University of Munich with her brother Hans. As a result, they were both executed by guillotine.
Sophie Scholl, one of the leaders of the White Rose, a resistance movement in Nazi Germany. She was tried and convicted of treason. She was sentenced to death for distributing pamphlets at her university. The German soldier who led her to her execution said he'd never seen anyone go more calmly to their death. She was 21.