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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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Triumph of the Will
Triumph of the Will Himself - Arrives by Plane with Hitler, Bright Flame Speech, at HJ Rally, Views RAD Parade, Listens to Hitler
Life Goes On
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Victory of the Faith
Nuremberg Himself


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Other Works:

Novel: "Michael"

Publicity Listings:

5 Biographical Movies | 3 Print Biographies | 33 Portrayals | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Doctor Goebbels | Josef Goebbels


5' 5" (1.65 m)

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The bigger the lie, the more people will believe it. See more »


Goebbels and his wife were unfaithful to each other throughout their marriage. Hitler demanded that Joseph end his affair with Lída Baarová. Meanwhile, Magda had affairs with fellow Nazis Kurt Ludecke, and Karl Hanke. See more »


Impassioned Speeches See more »


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