Joseph Goebbels

Nazi Minister of Propaganda and Information Joseph Goebbels Full Name: Joseph Goebbels [Paul Joseph Goebbels]


Profession: Nazi Minister of Propaganda and Information
Why Famous: Reich Minister of Propaganda in Nazi Germany from 1933 to 1945. As one of Adolf Hitler's closest associates and most devoted followers, he was known for his zealous orations and deep and virulent antisemitism, which led to his strongly supporting the extermination of the Jews when the Nazi leadership developed their "Final Solution".

Born: October 29, 1897
Birthplace: Rheydt, Prussia, Germany
Star Sign: Scorpio

Died: May 1, 1945 (aged 47)
Cause of Death: Suicide

Married Life

  • 1931-12-19 Propagandist Joseph Goebbels (34) weds Magda Ritschel (30) at G√ľnther Quandt's farm in Mecklenburg, Germany

Historical Events in the Life of Joseph Goebbels

  • 1933-03-13 Joseph Goebbels becomes Nazi Germany's Minister of Information and Propaganda
  • 1942-11-19 Joseph Goebbels visits "German Theatre in the Netherlands"

Famous Suicides