Dictator Adolf Hitler was born in Braunau am Inn, Austria, on April 20, 1889, and was the four out of six children born from Alois Hitler and Klara Polzl. Growing up Hitler founght frequently with his harsh father, who also didn't like of son's later interest in art as a career. Following the death of his younger brother, Edmund, in 1900, Hitler became depressed and more of an outcast.

As Hitler grew up, he did well at art and had excitement to become an artist, a prospect that alarmed his father who wanted his son to follow him into the customs service. Hitler had no intention of holding down a dreary day job as his father had done all his working life and informed Alois of his artistic ambitions.

Adolf Hitler came to power in German politics as leader of the National Socialist German Workers Party, also known as the Nazi Party. Hitler was chancellor of Germany from 1933 to 1945, serving as a dictator for the bulk of his time in power. His policies precipitated World War II and the genocide perpetrated against Jewish communities known as the Holocaust. With defeat on the horizon.

Life In Younger Years

Hitler's father, Alois, was previously married and now in his 3rd marriage and was 51 years old when Hitler was born. He was a strict man who retired from the civil war when Hitler was only 6. Alois died when Hitler was 13. Adolf grew up around many different experiences without his father in his teens evolving him to differences.

While growing up, Hitler and his father disagreed on a lot of things .For example, his father did not approve of his liking of arts. He thought that business was more important. This is what made him so defensive and gave him such a strong opinion, that he defended. Another thing that affected him from his youth was that he had an early interest in German nationalism. He disagreed with the Austria and Hungary authority.

Then in 1914, when World War I broke out, he applied for the German army. He then got accepted and at the age of 25 he began fighting. He worked his way up the line of importance in the war, being admired for his bravery, until he was well known and would be popular enough to get a government job. This then started him off for a career in government.




Having gained control over the legislative and executive branches of govt, Hitler and his allies embarked on a constant of the last few political . By the end of June, the other parties had been annoyed and realizing. July 14, 1933, Hitler's Nazi Party was declared the only real political party in Germany. In October, Hitler ordered Germany's draw.


In 1932 , Hitler ran against Paul Hindenvurg for the president. Hitler came in second in both rounds gaining more than 36% more votes at the end of the election. This showed as a strong look on Hitler in the German politics.

Hitler & Hindenburg

Hitler's "rise" can be considered to have ended in March 1933, after the Reichstag adopted the Enabling Act of 1933,President Paul Hindenburg had already appointed Hitler as Chancellor on January 30th 1933 ,after a group of elections and associated backroom intrigues.

Deutsches Reich

Hitler's rule, Germany was transformed into a fascist asthe Nazi Party took total control over nearly all of life. The official name of the state was Deutsches Reich from 1933 to 1943 and ("Greater German Reich") from 1943 to 1945. The time is also known under the names the Third Reich and the National Socialist Period.

Beginning Of The Holocaust
Jewish Symbol

The word “Holocaust,” from the Greek words “holos” (whole) and “kaustos” (burned), was historically used to describe a sacrifice offering burned on the altar. Since 1945, the word has been created new and horrible meaning: the murder of some 6 million jews.

Nazi Army Marching Towards Jewish Towns

The Invasion of Poland and or Case white in Germany, was an invasion of Poland by Nazi Germany, the Soviet Union, that marked the start of World War II in Europe. The German invasion began on September 1 ,1939, the Soviet invasion ended on September 17th following the Molotov Tog agreement that conquered the Russian and Japanese hostiles in the east on September 16th .The election ended on October 6 with Germany and the Soviet Union splitting.

The Start Of Concentration Camps

In 1945, when Allied forces constructed the concentration camps at Dachau, Bergen-Belsen, Buchenwald, Sachsenhausen, Auschwitz a, the world was in shock at the sight of of dead bodies alongside hungry people in these camps. This was the remains of the Nazis’ wrong revenge, to punish people in camps because in order to use them for forced labor.

The first major camp to be directly encountered by Allied troops, Majdanek, was discovered by the advancing Soviets on July 23 , took by the Soviets on January 20th, 1945. Auschwitz was liberated, also by the Soviets, on January 17th, 1945; Buchenwald by the Americans on 11 April.

After the ending of the war the Allies occupied Germany, took the Nazi Parties and worked from every day of German lives. The swastika flag was created a symbol of evil. Although Hitler killed himself before he could be brought to justice, a number of Nazi officials were convicted of war crimes in the trials, which took place in Nuremberg, Germany, from 1945 to 1949.

Berlin Bunker

Adolf Hitler killed himself on April 30th,1945 in his bunker in Berlin. His wife Eva (née Braun) committed suicide with him by taking cyanide a medicine. That afternoon, with Hitler's recent instructions, their remains were closed up and taken away.

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