Public Figure Profiles

Rudolf von Scheliha

Rudolf "Dolf" von Scheliha (31 May 1897 – 22 December 1942) was a German aristocrat, cavalry officer and diplomat who became a resistance fighter and anti-Nazi who was linked to the Red Orchestra. Von Scheliha fought in the World War I and this experience defined his politics. He joined the Foreign Office, trained to be a diplomat and was sent to the embassy in Warsaw. In the years leading up to the war, Von Scheliha was placed in a position of trust in the Foreign Office. In 1934, he was recruited by Soviet intelligence while he served in Warsaw due to financial necessity, which enabled him to pass documents to Soviet intelligence. In the years leading up to the war, he became a committed opponent of the Nazi Regime and its anti-semitic policies.He became the director of an information department in the embassy in September 1939 that was established to counter enemy propaganda. As part of the job, photographs of atrocities against Jews and other people passed through his department that were used for propaganda. Appalled at what he saw, he began to resist, building a portfolio of worst images over several years. In January 1942, the portfolio was smuggled to London.In June 1941, at the start of the invasion of the Soviet Union, his line of communication to the Soviets was cut off. Soviet intelligence tried several times to reinitiate communications with Von Scheliha but were unsuccessful. In May 1942, Soviet intelligence sent the agent Erna Eifler to make contact with Von Schiela in Berlin, but she was captured.

He was executed by the Nazis during World War II.

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Some of their strengths

Rudolf von Scheliha has many admirable traits.

Based on spiritual traditions from around the world, they are someone who can be described as Confident, Charming, Energetic, Communicative, Optimistic, Emotionally Intelligent, and Smart.

Charming and Quick-witted

According to Mysticism’s Astrology tradition, Rudolf von Scheliha is someone who is a charming, quick-witted, and energetic person who combines passion and intelligence with an ability to feel what others are feeling and to effectively communicate with them. A person who is ambitious and motivated.

Helpful and Supportive

Based on Daoism’s Ba-Zi or ‘Chinese Zodiac’ tradition, people who know Rudolf von Scheliha well know them as someone who can be accepting, supportive, and productive, like a garden.

Independent and Organized

According to Hinduism’s Jyotisha or ‘Vedic Astrology’ tradition, many would also describe Rudolf von Scheliha as someone who is independent, organized, inventive, and generous.

A person who is curious and a loves learning, who seems to always know what to say, who has an optimism that can overcome any difficult situation, and who seems to be able to master almost any skill.

Courageous and Strong

Based on the Mayan Tzolk’in or ‘Mayan Astrology’ tradition, Rudolf von Scheliha is someone who is a risk-taker and a pioneer who only gets stronger through the hardships that are encountered in life.

They are also someone who is balanced, organized, and in-charge, and who loves traveling, working hard, and figuring out the patterns of things.

Logical and Reasonable

According to Judaism’s Kabbalah tradition, Rudolf von Scheliha tends to be someone who is understanding, logical, and reasonable. Who can be intellectual and intuitive, speak the truth at any cost, be witty and sociable, and live life to its fullest.

Some of Rudolf von Scheliha's challenges

While Rudolf von Scheliha has many strengths, nobody is perfect. They also have some challenging traits they need to manage.

For example, Rudolf von Scheliha can be Hypocritical, Self-centered, Difficult, Perfectionist, Domineering, Impatient, and Blunt.

Hypocritical and Self-centered

One of Rudolf von Scheliha's key challenges is that they are someone who can be perceived as hypocritical and self-centered.

Rudolf von Scheliha must also exercise caution as they can be excessive and unrealistic.

Domineering and Impatient

Rudolf von Scheliha is someone who can be demanding, egotistical, and controlling, can have a lack of judgment regarding personal finances, be argumentative and stubborn, and who can have a tendency to be withdrawn and spend time in self-imposed isolation.

Indecisive and Distracted

Finally, Rudolf von Scheliha also can have a hard time staying focused and can easily become restless.

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