Joseph Goebbels Dr (1897-1945)
Goebbels became involved with the Nazis in the 1920s, directly allying himself with Hitler in 1926. He built up the Nazi following in Berlin between 1926-30. Goebbels was made responsible for the Nazi party propaganda machine in 1929 and between 1933-45 he served as Minister of Enlightenment and Propaganda. After the defeat of German forces at Stalingrad? he took on the role as Reich Commissioner for Total Mobilisation. He committed suicide on 1 May 1945 in Hitler’s bunker.