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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 »

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(age 47) in Berlin, Germany

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Known For

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
(1935)
Life Goes On
Life Goes On Writer
(1945)
Der Sieg des Glaubens
(1933)

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 1945 Life Goes On (as Josef Goebbels)
 1945 Kolberg (uncredited)
 1940 Wunschkonzert (uncredited)
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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

Height:

5' 5" (1.65 m)
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Personal Quote:

[to students at the famous book burnings of May 10, 1933] The era of extreme Jewish intellectualism is now at an end. The future German man will not just be a man of books, but a man of character. It is to this end that we want to educate you. As a young person, to already have the courage to face the pitiless glare, to overcome the fear of death, and regain respect for death - this is the task ... See more »

Trivia:

Doctor of philosophy; received his PhD in 1921 at the age of 24 See more »

Trademark:

The Goebbels Technique: 'Argumentum Ad Nauseam" See more »

Nickname:

Nachgedunkelter Schrumpfgermane See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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