Joachim von Ribbentrop

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Joachim von Ribbentrop

Ulrich Friedrich Wilhelm Joachim von Ribbentrop ("von" later added) (30 April 1893 in Wesel – 16 October 1946 in Nuremberg) was Foreign Minister of Germany from 1938 until 1945. He was executed by hanging for war crimes after the Nuremberg trials.

Before the war, from 1936 to 1938, he was ambassador in the United Kingdom.

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