War criminal and high-ranking member of the Nazi Party. One of the major theoretical architects of the Holocaust, he was executed following the post-World War II Nuremberg trials.
He studied architecture at the Riga Polytechnical Institute and engineering at Moscow's Highest Technical School.
He shared his anti-Semitic ideology with fellow Nazi criminal and concentration camp architect Heinrich Himmler.
He was married twice -- to Hilda Leesmann and Hedwig Kramer -- and he fathered two children.
Adolf Hitler appointed Rosenberg Nazi leader of education and culture.