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Joseph Goebbels
Birth: Oct. 29, 1897
Death: May 1, 1945

Propoganda leader under Hitler. He was initially buried along with his wife and children in East Germany. These remains were removed in 1982 (some reports say this happened as early as 1970) by the request of Yuri Andropov, Secretary General of the USSR, 1982-84. Andropov, former KGB chief, fearing that Neo-Nazi's may discover the location, had the graves opened. All remains (still in a state of decomposition) were ground-up and put into a nearby Danube River tributary. 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Magda Ritschel Goebbels (1901 - 1945)*
 
 Children:
  Holdine Kathrin Goebbels (1937 - 1945)*
  Heidrun Elisabeth Goebbels (1940 - 1945)*
 
*Calculated relationship

Cause of death: Disputed
 
Burial:
Cremated, Ashes scattered.
Specifically: Ashes scattered in unknown location in Russia
*Alleged or in dispute
 
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Record added: Oct 16, 1999
Find A Grave Memorial# 6656
Joseph Goebbels
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