He was born in Wesel, Germany on April 30 th 1893. Was the son to an Army officer and in a middle class family
Around 1910 he worked for the Molsons Bank in Canada Shortly after working in Canada he moved to the US and worked as a journalist in Boston and New York In 1914, Joachim came back to Germany to fight for his country in World War I
Joined the 125 th Regiment of the Hussars Reached the rank of 1 st Lieutenant Was awarded the Iron Cross Was seriously wounded nearing the end of the war
Joachim joined the NSDAP in 1932 He quickly moved up the hierarchy In 1933 he became Hitlers foreign affairs advisor In August 1936, he was appointed the Ambassador to Britain
Joachim married Anna Elisabeth Henkell of July 5, 1920. Together they have 5 kids. Rudolf (1921) Bettina (1922) Ursula (1932) Adolf (1935) Barthold (1940)
Joachim von Ribbentrop became a Oberfuehrer and soon after a Gruppenfuehrer in 1938 Soon after he became a Obergruppenfueher, one of the highest ranks you can get in the SS Being this mean the was a district leader
Ribbentrop was tried with the other Nazi leaders at the Nuremberg Trials His IQ was 129, 10 th highest among Nazi leaders He was found guilty of being involved and supporting sending Jews to concentration camps.
Before placing the bag over his head, the executioner asked if he had any last wishes. Joachim von Ribbentrop replied, God protect Germany. God have mercy on my soul. My final wish is that Germany should recover her unity and that, for the sake of peace, there should be understanding between East and West. - Joachim von Ribbentrop