Joachim von Ribbentrop

Foreign Minister of the German Reich Joachim von Ribbentrop Full Name: Joachim von Ribbentrop [Ulrich Friedrich Wilhelm Joachim von Ribbentrop]
Nationality: German

Profession: Foreign Minister of the German Reich
Why Famous: Foreign Minister of the German Reich from 1938 until 1945. He became a close confidant of Hitler, and was tried, convicted, and hanged at the Nuremberg Trials for war crimes.

Born: April 30, 1893
Star Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Wesel, Rhine Province, German Empire

Died: October 16, 1946 (aged 53)
Cause of Death: Executed by hanging

Married Life

  • 1920-07-05 Foreign Minister of the German Reich Joachim von Ribbentrop (27) weds Anna Elisabeth Henkell

Historical Events in the Life of Joachim von Ribbentrop

  • 1934-04-18 Hitler names Joachim von Ribbentrop ambassador for disarmament
  • 1938-12-06 French/German non-attack treaty drawn (Ribbentrop-Bonnet Pact)
  • 1939-08-23 Molotov-Ribbentrop pact: USSR & Germany sign a non-agression pact
  • 1939-09-28 German-Soviet Frontier Treaty is signed by Joachim von Ribbentrop and Vyacheslav Molotov; redraws German and Soviet spheres of influence in central Europe and transfers most of Lithuania to the USSR
  • 1946-09-30 Joachim von Ribbentrop & Hermann Goering sentenced to death by Nuremberg trial

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