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Adolf Hitler 1889 – 1945
Adolf Hitler 1889 – 1945


Der Führer (German: "The Leader")

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German postcard from 1934.

Caption: Der Führer als Tierfreund - The Führer as animal-lover.

Karl Stehle Private Collection, Munich.

And yes, this one as introduction simply to provoke.



Austrian born Adolf Hitler was a clever and manipulative politician.

Charismatic and energetic, he became Germany's dictator and military leader. His bombastic speeches held audiences spellbound.

 

Adolf Hitler's Family

Father

Adolf Hitler's father was Alois Hitler. Alois Hitler was illegitimate, so he was Alois Schicklgruber for a while, Schicklgruber being Alois mother's name. Alois lived 1837 - 1903. He was a customs official. He died after suffering a pleural hemorrhage.

Alois married Anna Glassl-Hörer in 1873. The two divorced in 1880. No children.

Alois married his second wife, Franziska Matzelsberger, in 1883. The couple had two children — Alois Jr. and Angela (Angela became the mother of Angela Jr., also called Geli. See more  below.)

Alois married his third wife, Klara Pölzl, in 1885.

 

 

Mother

Adolf Hitler's mother was Klara Hitler, nee Poelzl (also spelled Pölzl), who lived 1860 - 1907.

Alois Hitler (or Schicklgruber) and Klara Pölzl married on January 7, 1885. Klara was 23 years younger than Alois.

Klara and Alois Hitler
Klara and Alois Hitler
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Siblings

Alois Hitler (or Schicklgruber) and Klara Pölzl had six children.

Adolf Hitler's siblings were Gustav, Ida, Otto, Edmund, and Paula.

Gustav Hitler was born on May 10 or May 17, 1885, and died of diphtheria on December 8, 1887.

Ida Hitler was born on September 23, 1886, and died of diphtheria on January 2, 1888.

Otto Hitler was born, and died, in 1887, shortly after his birth.

Edmund Hitler was born on March 24, 1894, and died on February 28, 1900.

Paula Hitler was born on January 21, 1896, and died on June 1, 1960. Brother Adolf insisted on a name change, so Paula Hitler changed her name to Paula Wolff. Paula recalled:

"The first time that my brother suggested my changing my name was at the Olympic Games in Garmisch. He wanted me to live under the name of Wolff, and maintain the strictest incognito. That was sufficient for me. From then on I kept this name. I added the Mrs. as I thought that less conspicuous."

Paula lived in Vienna when she was arrested by US officials in May 1945. She was eventually released and returned to Vienna. In December 1952, Paula moved to Berchtesgaden, Germany, where she lived until her death on June 1, 1960.

Paula Hitler never married and had no children.

Paula Hitler
Paula Hitler
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Hitler's sweetheart was Eva Braun.

Adolf Hitler had no children.


Contrary to popular belief, Hitler was not dropped by evil aliens but was a result of human reproduction. Here is proof:

BABY ADOLF AROUND 1889/1890
BABY ADOLF AROUND 1889/1890
Deutsches Bundesarchiv

 

Adolf Hitler's Accomplishments

Adolf Hitler provoked World War II and was responsible for the Holocaust. It took the unusual alliance of capitalists and communists to end his reign. His name became proverbial for evil.



ADOLF HITLER
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Adolf Hitler's Early Life

Hitler grew up in Austria. He enjoyed drawing but failed twice to pass the exam at the academy of arts. He moved to Munich and volunteered for the 16th Bavarian Reserve Infantry Regiment in World War I. During the war, he was wounded and gassed. He was also awarded for bravery in action.

After the war, he joined the Nazi Party, which stands short for National Socialist German Worker's Party. He was soon in charge of the party's propaganda and eventually became its chairman. For his unsuccessful Beer-Hall Putsch, in which National Socialists attempted to seize power, Hitler was arrested and imprisoned for nine months.

He wrote his autobiography Mein Kampf (My Struggle) while in prison.

MEIN KAMPF BY ADOLF HITLER 1941
MEIN KAMPF BY ADOLF HITLER, 1941
Deutsches Historisches Museum

 

Later, Hitler unsuccessfully challenged Paul von Hindenburg in the 1932 chancellor election.

On July 15, 1932, Hitler recorded his Appeal to the Nation as part of his campaign for the Reichstag elections on July 31, 1932. The original German title was Appell an die Nation. It was a cross section of his election speeches of that year so far.


Adolf Hitler, 1889 - 1945
Adolf Hitler
 


Chancellor Adolf Hitler

On January 30, 1933, Paul von Hindenburg appointed Adolf Hitler Reichskanzler (chancellor.)

On February 1, 1933, at 10 pm, Hitler gave his first speech as chancellor — The Appeal of the Reich Government to the German People. He delivered it from his office and it was nationally broadcast on radio.



Hitler gave his Proclamation to the German Nation on February 10, 1933, at the Sports Palace (Sportspalast) in Berlin. In this speech, which was also nationally broadcast, Hitler asked the German Volk to

"give us four years."


And here is the speech in German — Das Deutsche Volk, also called his Sportpalast-Kundgebung.



Immediately after his appointment as chancellor, Hitler established an absolute dictatorship. A huge stepping stone on his way to unlimited power was the Enabling Act (Ermächtigungsgesetz) of March 23, 1933.


On January 30, 1939, Hitler gave his speech The Jewish Question before parliament (reichstag) in Berlin.

Go here for the original German version of the speech, Die Juedische Frage.



On August 18, 1939, the forerunner of the T4 program, the program that would arrange for the killing of 275,000 mentally or p