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".
- 1931-12-19 Propagandist Joseph Goebbels (34) weds Magda Ritschel (30) at Günther Quandt's farm in Mecklenburg, Germany
- 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"