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Joachim Ribbentrop

Joachim von Ribbentrop

Ulrich Friedrich Willy Joachim von Ribbentrop
(born. 30 April 1893 in Wesel, died at 16 October 1946 in Numberg).

Chief (reichsleiter) of the office for the Nazi foreign policy.

One of the leading activists of Third Reich.

He was a spokesperson for the mass extermination of the population in the occupied territories by the Soviet Union withdrawing Wehrmacht.

After years of war his diplomatic capabilities were no longer needed by Hitler and Ribbentrop gradually began to lose influence.

Sentenced to death by the International Military Tribunal at Nuremberg, was executed 16 October 1946.

His body was burnt in the Dachau concentration camp or the Eastern Cemetery in Munich, and the ashes were scattered over Izar.