Hitler was born April 20, 1889. He flunked high school and later became a German soldier. After he got out of school, he became a nonsmoker, vegetarian, and did not drink. He wanted to become a painter, but unfortunately did not get in Vienna Academy of Fine Arts because his art is so awful. He lived as a bum for four years in Vienna up until in the 1920's he got interested in politics. Hitler became Chancellor of Germany in 1933.