Hitler Birthday

The leader of Nazi Germany Hitler was born on 20 April 1889.

Hitler Full Name

His full name is Adolf Hitler.

Hitler Youth

In 1907, he left Linz to live and study fine art in Vienna, financed by orphan’s benefits and support from his mother.

He applied for admission to the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna but was rejected twice. On 21 December 1907, his mother died of breast cancer at the age of 47.

In 1909, he ran out of money and was forced to live a bohemian life in homeless shelters and a men’s dormitory. He earned money as a casual labourer and by painting and selling watercolours of Vienna’s sights.

Hitler World War 1

In August 1914, at the outbreak of World War I, he was living in Munich and voluntarily enlisted in the Bavarian Army. During the Battle of the Somme in October 1916, a shell exploded in the dispatch runners’ dugout which wounded him in the left thigh.

He spent almost two months in hospital at Beelitz, returning to his regiment on 5 March 1917. On 15 October 1918, he was temporarily blinded in a mustard gas attack and was hospitalised in Pasewalk.

While there, he learned of Germany’s defeat, and—by his own account—upon receiving this news, he suffered a second bout of blindness.

Hitler History

He was born near Linz in Austria. He moved to Germany in 1913. German Army decorated him with Iron Cross during his service in the German Army in World War I.

In 1919, he joined the German Workers’ Party (DAP) and member of party appointed him leader of the NSDAP in 1921. In 1923, he attempted to seize power in a failed coup in Munich and german government imprisoned him.

He gained popular support by attacking the Treaty of Versailles and promoting Pan-Germanism, anti-semitism and anti-communism with charismatic oratory and Nazi propaganda.

By July 1932 people elected the Nazi Party  as largest elected party in the German Reichstag. President Paul von Hindenburg to appoint Hitler as Chancellor on 30 January 1933.

Shortly after, he began the process of transforming the Weimar Republic into Nazi Germany, a one-party dictatorship. He aimed to eliminate Jews from Germany and establish a New Order.

He sought Lebensraum (“living space”) for the German people in Eastern Europe. People considered This aggressive foreign policy the primary cause of World War II in Europe.

He directed large-scale rearmament and, on 1 September 1939, invaded Poland, resulting in Britain and France declaring war on Germany. In June 1941, he ordered an invasion of the Soviet Union.

Failure to defeat the Soviets and the entry of the United States into the war forced Germany onto the defensive and it suffered a series of escalating defeats.

In the final days of the war, during the Battle of Berlin in 1945, he married his longtime lover Eva Braun. Less than two days later, on 30 April 1945, the two committed suicide to avoid capture by the Soviet Red Army; their corpses were burned.

Hitler Movie

The 2003 television film Hitler: The Rise of Evil stars Robert Carlyle in the title role and depicts a semi-fictional account of Hitler’s life from childhood to the new position of Führer und Reichskanzler, completing his ascension to full totalitarian, dictatorial power in Germany.

The Oliver Hirschbiegel directed Academy Award–nominated Downfall (2004), with Bruno Ganz as Hitler.

Also depicting Hitler’s final hour in the bunker, the short film Hundert Jahre Adolf Hitler – Die letzte Stunde im Führerbunker (1989), starring Udo Kier, though it cannot be considered a remake of the above films in the proper sense.

Sir Derek Jacobi portrayed Hitler in the television miniseries Inside the Third Reich (1982) & got nominated for an Emmy Award for his performance.

David Bamber portrayed Hitler in the film Valkyrie by , which tells the story of the July 1944 bomb attempt on his life.

Hitler Quotes

If you win, you need not have to explain, if you lose, you should not be there to explain!

If you tell a big enough lie and tell it frequently enough, it will be believed.

Do not compare yourself to others. If you do so, you are insulting yourself.
If you want to shine like sun first you have to burn like it.

Hitler Photos

Image of Adolf Hitler
Image of Adolf Hitler

Hitler Book

Mein Kampf (My Struggle) is a 1925 autobiographical book by Nazi Party leader Adolf Hitler. The work describes the process by which he became antisemitic and outlines his political ideology and future plans for Germany.

He published Volume 1 of Mein Kampf in 1925 and Volume 2 in 1926. The Hitler’s deputy Rudolf Hess edited the book.

Hitler Height

He is 175cms or 5’7” feet tall.

Hitler Party

The National Socialist German Workers’ Party commonly referred to in English as the Nazi Party was a far-right political party in Germany that was active between 1920 and 1945, that created and supported the ideology of Nazism. Its precursor, the German Workers’ Party (Deutsche Arbeiterpartei; DAP), existed from 1919 to 1920.

The Nazi Party emerged from the German nationalist, racist and populist Freikorps paramilitary culture, which fought against the communist uprisings in post-World War I Germany.

He created the party as a means to draw workers away from communism and into völkisch nationalism.

Initially, Nazi political strategy focused on anti-big business, anti-bourgeois and anti-capitalist rhetoric. Later party downplayed such aspects in order to gain the support of industrial entities. In 1930s the party’s focus shifted to anti-Semitic and anti-Marxist themes.

Hitler Symbol

The several organizations in pre–World War I Europe adopted swastika. The Nazi Party used the symbol to symbolize German nationalistic pride.

To Jews and the enemies of Nazi Germany, it became a symbol of antisemitism and terror. The reverence for the swastika symbol in Asian cultures, in contrast to the stigma in the West, has led to misinterpretations and misunderstandings.

Hitler Painting

Adolf Hitler, leader of the Nazi Party in Germany in the years leading up to and during World War II, was also a painter. He produced hundreds of works and sold his paintings and postcards to try to earn a living during his Vienna years (1908–13).

Hitler’s style was very calculated when representing architecture in his paintings. Instead of progressing in his artistic influence, his works copied the artists of the nineteenth century and other masters preceding him

Hitler Birthplace

He was born on 20 April 1889 in Braunau am Inn, a town in Austria-Hungary (in present-day Austria), close to the border with the German Empire.

Hitler Children

He has no children.

Hitler Family

He was the fourth of six children born to Alois Hitler and his third wife, Klara Pölzl. Three of Hitler’s siblings—Gustav, Ida, and Otto—died in infancy.

Also living in the household were Alois’s children from his second marriage: Alois Jr. (born 1882) and Angela (born 1883). When Hitler was three, the family moved to Passau, Germany.

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