Joseph Goebbels

1897 - 1945

Joseph Goebbels

Paul Joseph Goebbels (German: [ˈpaʊ̯l ˈjoːzɛf ˈɡœbl̩s] (listen); 29 October 1897 – 1 May 1945) was a German Nazi politician and Reich Minister of Propaganda of Nazi Germany from 1933 to 1945. He was one of Adolf Hitler's closest and most devoted associates, and was known for his skills in public speaking and his deeply virulent antisemitism, which was evident in his publicly voiced views. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Joseph Goebbels has received more than 8,997,254 page views. His biography is available in 90 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 150th most popular politician.

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Among politicians, Joseph Goebbels ranks 148 out of 14,801Before him are Brutus the Younger, Anne, Queen of Great Britain, Harry S. Truman, Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, Louis XVIII of France, and Murad II. After him are Darius III, Reinhard Heydrich, Louis IX of France, Francis I of France, Frederick II, Holy Roman Emperor, and Sun Yat-sen.

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Among people born in 1897, Joseph Goebbels ranks 2Before him is Pope Paul VI. After him are Irène Joliot-Curie, William Faulkner, Amelia Earhart, Paavo Nurmi, Wilhelm Reich, Subhas Chandra Bose, Lucky Luciano, Ivan Konev, Ludwig Erhard, and Georges Bataille. Among people deceased in 1945, Joseph Goebbels ranks 6Before him are Adolf Hitler, Benito Mussolini, Anne Frank, Franklin D. Roosevelt, and Heinrich Himmler. After him are Eva Braun, Martin Bormann, Béla Bartók, Fedor von Bock, Walter Model, and Anton Webern.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Joseph Goebbels ranks 48 out of 3,763Before him are Otto I, Holy Roman Emperor (912), John Amos Comenius (1592), Bernhard Riemann (1826), Hannah Arendt (1906), Werner Heisenberg (1901), and Alexander von Humboldt (1769). After him are Reinhard Heydrich (1904), Hildegard of Bingen (1098), Felix Mendelssohn (1809), Eva Braun (1912), Georg Ohm (1789), and Bertolt Brecht (1898).

Among POLITICIANS In Germany

Among politicians born in Germany, Joseph Goebbels ranks 9Before him are Frederick I, Holy Roman Emperor (1122), Heinrich Himmler (1900), Wilhelm II, German Emperor (1859), Hermann Göring (1893), Angela Merkel (1954), and Otto I, Holy Roman Emperor (912). After him are Reinhard Heydrich (1904), Konrad Adenauer (1876), Frederick the Great (1712), Klemens von Metternich (1773), William the Silent (1533), and Charles the Bald (823).

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