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Joseph Goebbels (1897–1945)

Josef Goebbels, the man who almost single-handedly developed the field of propaganda into an art form, would, for a day, be the leader of World War II Germany. Goebbels was born in the German Rhineland to strict Catholic parents. He was short, standing at just under 5' 6", of small stature and skinny, and had a sharp, prominent nose and an oily, ... See full bio »


(age 47) in Berlin, Germany

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 1945 Life Goes On (as Josef Goebbels)
 1945 Kolberg (uncredited)
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Other Works:

Novel: "Michael"

Publicity Listings:

5 Biographical Movies | 3 Print Biographies | 32 Portrayals | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Alternate Names:

Doctor Goebbels | Josef Goebbels


5' 5" (1.65 m)

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Jokes cease to be funny when they deal with the holiest aspects of the nation. See more »


After the suicide of Adolf Hitler and Eva Braun, Goebbels and his wife Magda Goebbels murdered their six children with poison, a task they found easier to do than killing themselves, which they had planned on. Goebbels then ordered their SS bodyguard to shoot them both in the head, which he promptly did. See more »


His ability to slant arguments in order to derive the outcome that would best suit him, or his cause. See more »


The Malicious Dwarf See more »

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