Adolf Hitler, born on April 20, 1889, in Braunau am Inn, Austria, and passing away on April 30, 1945, in Berlin, Germany, was a central figure in 20th-century history. He led the National Socialist German Workers’ Party (Nazi Party) beginning around 1920/21 and became the Chancellor and Führer of Germany from 1933 to 1945. Hitler’s ideology was founded on principles of territorial expansion and racial dominance, which influenced his aggressive foreign policy, notably his initiation of World War II by invading Poland. His regime was also responsible for the Holocaust, which led to the systematic extermination of six million Jews and millions of other people.
Regarding his personal background, Hitler’s father, Alois, was born in 1837 and was initially known by his mother’s surname, Schicklgruber. However, by 1876, he had adopted the surname Hitler, which Adolf also used throughout his life.
Adolf Hitler’s early life was marked by a period of instability and struggle. Following his father’s retirement from state customs service, Hitler spent much of his childhood in Linz, Upper Austria, a city he favored and reportedly wished to be buried in. His father, Alois Hitler, passed away in 1903, leaving behind a pension and savings that provided for his family. Although Hitler had a strained relationship with his father, he was notably close to his mother, who suffered from illness and died in 1907.
Hitler’s academic performance was inconsistent, and he did not pursue education beyond secondary school. After leaving school, he moved to Vienna and then returned to Linz, harboring aspirations of becoming an artist. Despite his interest and some natural ability in art, Hitler twice failed to gain admission to the Vienna Academy of Fine Arts. During this period, he lived a precarious and solitary life, supporting himself by painting postcards and advertisements, and frequently moving between different hostels.
This phase of Hitler’s life already exhibited characteristics that would become more pronounced later: a tendency towards solitude and secrecy, a nonconformist lifestyle, and a growing disdain for cosmopolitan environments and the diverse cultural fabric of Vienna.
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Adolf Hitler Wiki/Bio
|Date of Death
|30 April 1945
|Date of Birth
|20 April 1889
|orchestrated both World War II and the Holocaust
|Braunau am Inn, Austria
|Braunau am Inn, Austria
|Place of Death
|suicide via gunshot
|art, architecture, and Wagnerian opera
Adolf Hitler Physical Appearance
|in centimeters- 175 cm
in meters- 1.75 m
in Feet Inches- 5ft 8in
|In KG: 77kg
Adolf Hitler Family & Relationship
|29 April 1945
|Higher Secondary School
Net Worth, Awards