Paul Josef Goebbels (1897-1945) was born in the Rhineland, became a journalist, joined the Nazi party in its early days, and was given control of its propaganda 1929.
As minister of propaganda from 1933, he brought all cultural and educational activities under Nazi control, and built up sympathetic movements abroad to carry on the 'war of nerves' against Hitler's intended victims. On the capture of Berlin by the Allies he poisoned himself.
Why is Joseph Goebbels famous?
Joseph Goebbels was an German Nazi leader.
Life in Brief:
- Being born on Oct 29, Joseph was a Scorpio. - his ethnicity: White. - his mother's name: Marian Oldenhausen. - his father's name: Friedrich Goebbels.
He attended the PhD Literature and History, University of Heidelberg (in 1922).
Joseph dated Magda Quandt (wife).
He died on Tuesday, May 01, 1945, in Fuehrerbunker; cause of death: suicide.