Joachim of Ribbentrop
Ullrich Friedrich Willy Joachim Ribbentrop, starting from 1925 of Ribbentrop (* 30. April 1893 in Wesel; † 16. October 1946 in Nuremberg, executed) was an influential politician in the time of the national socialism and from 1938 to 1945 German minister of foreign affairs.
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he was the son of the lieutenant colonel Richard Ribbentrop and the Johanne Sophie heart TIG.To 15. May 1925 it far away from its relatives aunt Gertrud of Ribbentrop (1863-1943), whose father Karl Ribbentrop in the year 1884 one had ennobled, adopted and was allowed from then on „from Ribbentrop “to call itself.
Ribbentrop married to5. July 1920 in Wiesbaden Anna Elizabeth (Annelies) Henkell (* 12. January 1896 in Mainz; † 5. October 1973), the daughter of the sparkling wine manufacturer Otto Henkell (1869-1929) (see also:Henkell & son flax kg), its citizens of Berlin agency Ribbentrop from now, and the Katharina (Käthe) on led Michel. The married couple had 3 sons (Rudolf, Adolf and Barthold) and 2 daughters (Bettina and Ursula).
between 1908 and 1914 spent Ribbentrop much time abroad. Between 1910 andit lived 1914 almost exclusively in Canada, where it possessed an import business for German wines and 1914 member of the Canadian ice hockey national team were. He spoke flowing French and English.
Immediately after beginning of the First World War it left Canada, overto along-fight on German page. In the process of the war it became with the iron cross 1. Class excellently and to the first lieutenant carries. After an injury at the front it was shifted into the German message in Konstantinopel.
After it 1932 Adolf Hitler know had learned, joined it the NSDAP. Due to his admiration for Adolf Hitler manufactured Ribbentrop, by means of his social relations, in the process of the yearly 1932 contact between influential personalities of Berlin and Adolf Hitler. These contacts made it possibleHitler to accomplish „the seizure of power” in the year 1933 without large resistance.
Ribbentrop 1933 during the cabinet formation not, how from it expects, ministers of foreign affairs, there „the old fighter” Alfred rose mountain for this office was intended and the conservative ones this Ministryfor itself stressed. It received 1934 the title however already „advisor and representative with regard to foreign policy of the realm government for disarmament questions”. In June 1935 it was promoted then to „the extraordinary one and authorized person Ambassador of the German Reich”. In this position it reached in the sameTo maintain year the GermanBritish naval agreement with England, which permitted it to Germany, a fleet of a third of the size of the British fleet. Later the German Reich and Japan the Antikomintern pact forged by Ribbentrop closed one year. This sawa co-operation between Japan and the German Reich for fight the communist international one (Komintern) forwards. it received the place of the German Ambassador in London, which it held up to its transport to the realm minister of foreign affairs 1938 to 1936.
After in March 1939 German troops had marched into Czechoslovakia, tried the British an alliance with the Soviet Union to negotiate. When the German State Department experienced in April of it, a true negotiation marathon for Ribbentrop, which it to 23 , began. August 1939, to the astonishmentder Engländer, mit der Unterzeichnung desHitler-Stalin-Paktes durch den sowjetischen Außenminister Wjatscheslaw Molotow auch gewann. This alliance planned the division of defeated Poland between Germany and the USSR as well as the neutrality of the USSR in case of a war in Western Europe.
Few days after began at the 1. September the Second World War with the assault on Poland, in whose process Poland was then divided also under Germany and the USSR. After beginning of war the diplomat Ribbentrop for Hitler was not as ministers of foreign affairs any morenecessarily, since it depends at times of war only on generals. In order to fall with Hitler not completely in disgrace, Ribbentrop tried with the SS, to which he already belonged since 1933, to good-set by it all important places of the State Department alsoSS-people occupied. Since the State Department was responsible for the Jews in the areas occupied by Germany, the SS without resistance from this Ministry could continue the destruction of the European Jews.
after end of the war Ribbentrop before the Nürnberger tribunal was accused. Conspiracy , crime against the peace, the war crimes and crimes against the humanity to the load were put to it. During the 218Ribbentrop did not show days of the hearing in Nuremberg on the dock any regret. It became finally at the 1. October 1946 found in all charges for guiltily and to death by Erhängen condemns. To 16. October 1946 was executed the judgement in Nuremberg. FiltersLater published years its widow Annelies of Ribbentrop memories and last recordings from its deduction under the title „between London and Moscow”.
Ribbentrop 1941 became an affair with whale-read Simpson, the wife of the resigned BritishKing Edward VIII. after-said. The rumor kept itself persistent that it could win it as a spy of the third realm and it also temporarily attended to this activity.
- Hans Jürgen Dö: SS and Foreign Office in the third realm. Diplomacyin the shade „of the final solution”. Ullstein, Frankfurt/Main/Berlin 1991, ISBN 3548331491.
- Christopher R. Browning: The finally solution and the German Foreign Office. A study OF paper D III OF department of Germany 1940 - 43. Cross-beam & Meier,New York 1978, ISBN 0841904030.
- Genealogi manual of the aristocracy, aristocrat of houses B volume V, page 306, volume 26 of the total row, C. A. Strong publishing house, Limburg (Lahn) 1961, ISSN 0435-2408.
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|NAME||Ribbentrop, Ullrich Friedrich Willy Joachim of|
|SHORT DESCRIPTION||politician in the time of theNational socialism, from 1938 to 1945 German minister of foreign affairs|
|DATE OF BIRTH||30. April 1893|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Wesel, Germany|
|DYING DATE||16. October 1946|