Adolf Hitler did not have a middle name. Hitler was born on April 20, 1889, in Branau am Inn, Austria.Know More
Adolf Hitler was the fourth of six children born to Alois Hitler and Klara Polzl. Although he was born in Austria, he and his family moved to Germany when he was 3 years old. Hitler did not always get along with his father and they frequently fought. He was close to his siblings and when his younger brother, Edmund, died in 1900, Hitler became depressed and introverted and that is when he developed an interest in art, despite the fact that his father wanted him to go into business.
When Hitler was a young teen, he developed an interest in German nationalism and went against the authority of his native Austria. Hitler's father died in 1903 and two years later, Adolf left school. He began pursuing his passion of becoming an artist but, in truth, he was not very good at it. He was broke, living in a homeless shelter, and finally decided to join the German army and fight in World War I. He felt very strongly that Germany should not have lost the war and this loss, combined with a strong sense of German nationalism, led him on his journey to become the most infamous leader in Germany's history.Learn more about World War 2
Adolf Hitler brought the Nazi party to prominence in Germany, initiated the Holocaust and started World War II. He was responsible for the deaths of millions, including soldiers in the war and civilians killed in Nazi concentration camps.Full Answer >
Paula Hitler was Adolf Hitler's younger sister. She was born January 21, 1896 and died June 1, 1960. Adolf and Paula's parents were Alois Hitler and Klara Polzl.Full Answer >
To the German people, Adolf Hitler promised many things. Chief among them was the revocation of the 1919 Treaty of Versailles. Most Germans, whatever their political disposition, believed that the Treaty of Versailles had been ruthless in its punishment of Germany for its role in World War I and that the post-war Weimar government was weak, complicit or acquiescent to the terms of the treaty.Full Answer >
Adolf Hitler measured 5 feet 8 inches tall. He was born in Braunau am Inn, Austria on April 20, 1889, and would go on to be one of the most infamous and brutal leaders in world history.Full Answer >