Daladier, Édouard (1884–1970), a French statesman. He attempted to appease Nazi Germany by signing the Munich Pact of 1938. A year later, he was leading France against Germany in World War II. Daladier was born in Carpentras, France. He was elected a deputy to the National Assembly, as a Radical Socialist, in 1919. He held various cabinet posts and was three times premier (1933, 1934, and 1938–40). When France fell, Daladier was arrested by the pro-Nazi Vichy government. After the war, he served as a deputy in the National Assembly, 1946–58.
Goebbels, Joseph Paul (1897-1945), a German Nazi propagandist. As minister of propaganda in Adolf Hitler's Third Reich, 1933-45, he not only used the press, radio, and other forms of communication to serve the Nazi regime, but also molded German cultural life to that end.