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Joachim von Ribbentrop

1893 - 1946

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Ulrich Friedrich Wilhelm Joachim von Ribbentrop (30 April 1893 – 16 October 1946) was minister of foreign affairs of Nazi Germany from 1938 to 1945. Ribbentrop first came to Adolf Hitler's notice as a well-travelled businessman with more knowledge of the outside world than most senior National Socialists and as a perceived authority on foreign affairs. He offered his house Schloss Fuschl for the secret meetings in January 1933 that resulted in Hitler's appointment as Chancellor of Germany. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Joachim von Ribbentrop has received more than 2,096,986 page views. His biography is available in 69 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 66 in 2019). Joachim von Ribbentrop is the 300th most popular politician (down from 271st in 2019), the 89th most popular biography from Germany (down from 83rd in 2019) and the 18th most popular German Politician.

Joachim von Ribbentrop was a Nazi diplomat and Foreign Minister of Germany from 1938 to 1945. He was Adolf Hitler's Foreign Minister during the Second World War, and was hanged at Nuremberg for war crimes.

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Among POLITICIANS

Among politicians, Joachim von Ribbentrop ranks 300 out of 15,710. Before him are Cardinal Mazarin, Konstantin Chernenko, Charles VI of France, Elizabeth of Russia, Shimon Peres, and Hugh Capet. After him are Hu Jintao, Constantine XI Palaiologos, Galba, Henry IV, Holy Roman Emperor, Jawaharlal Nehru, and Lyndon B. Johnson.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1893, Joachim von Ribbentrop ranks 5Before him are Mao Zedong, Hermann Göring, Joan Miró, and Ip Man. After him are Alfred Rosenberg, Vladimir Mayakovsky, Mikhail Tukhachevsky, Walter Ulbricht, Carol II of Romania, Alexander of Greece, and Draža Mihailović. Among people deceased in 1946, Joachim von Ribbentrop ranks 4Before him are John Maynard Keynes, Hermann Göring, and Wilhelm Keitel. After him are H. G. Wells, Alfred Jodl, Alfred Rosenberg, Ernst Kaltenbrunner, Hans Frank, Ion Antonescu, Arthur Seyss-Inquart, and Mikhail Kalinin.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Joachim von Ribbentrop ranks 89 out of 5,289. Before him are Gerd Müller (1945), Albert Speer (1905), Carl Maria von Weber (1786), Walter Gropius (1883), Albertus Magnus (1206), and Nicholas of Cusa (1401). After him are Erik Erikson (1902), Henry IV, Holy Roman Emperor (1050), Sigismund, Holy Roman Emperor (1368), Gottlieb Daimler (1834), Claus von Stauffenberg (1907), and Ernst Haeckel (1834).

Among POLITICIANS In Germany

Among politicians born in Germany, Joachim von Ribbentrop ranks 18Before him are Frederick the Great (1712), William the Silent (1533), Konrad Adenauer (1876), Charles the Bald (823), Martin Bormann (1900), and Clara Zetkin (1857). After him are Henry IV, Holy Roman Emperor (1050), Sigismund, Holy Roman Emperor (1368), Erich Honecker (1912), Helmut Kohl (1930), Peter III of Russia (1728), and Willy Brandt (1913).