Adolf HItler was born April 20th 1889 to his parents Alois and Klara Hitler.
Adolph Hitler was born on April 20th, 1889 in the upper Austrian border town Braunau Am Inn. His parent were Alois Hitler and Klara Hitler. He had 7 siblings he was the fourth. His 2 older brothers and one sister all died at infancy. Then, at the age of 11 his younger brother died of measles. This greatly affected Hitler. His family was Catholic
In 1905 Hitler dropped out of highschool. He had no father to tell him what to do and hated authority even as a child he loved to be in control. He spent his time wandering through the streets visiting art museums. He was obsessive over a young girl named stephanie often following her.he never introduced himself but kept many love poems.
Hitler's teenage years
Beginning of adulthood
In October of 1907 at age 18 he withdrew his inheritance money and went to love in Vienna, following his love for art. He left his family behind, including his single mother who had breast cancer. After being rejected by the Vienna academy of Fine arts, this made him discouraged.
Hitler left Vienna at the age of 24 to avoid mandatory military services. He moved to Germany and settled in Munich ,but was tracked down by Austrian officials, even though the charges were dropped. After that experience his hatred would begin to grow, especially for Munich
Beginning of military experience
Hitler had volunteered into the German army at age 25. He never complained about the poor food and was quite content with the conditions.
In August of 1918 he received the Iron Cross 1st class a rarity for foot soldiers. The lieutenant who recommended him was actually a Jew, a fact Hitler would later obscure.
His military prowess
His hate for the Jews
After losing the war Hitler and many other Germans were ignorant to the idea of defeat. He blamed the Jews and Marxists for undermining the war effort.
He became highly effective at public speaking, in February of 1921 he spoke to crowd of over 6,000 in Munich. He sent two trucks to go around passing out pamphlets and carrying swastika flags.
His speech skills
His new love life?
After inviting his step sister to come live in a small home he rented he started to have an affair with his step niece. After many fights between the two she eventually committed suicide.
The Nazi campaign swept Germany into a trance. Hitler convinced an entire country that he had the ideas. The Nazi campaign went from the smallest in Germany to the 2nd largest
His new recognition
Hitler was now president, he shifted out of his depression and into a new love for power and order.
Hitler finally made sure he was in power by eliminating all other existing powers, all of those who opposed him.
Hitler's rule at last
1941 is the official start of the holocaust, also referred to as the Shoah.
1945 marks the end of the holocaust when Soviet troops entered Germany and besieged Berlin where Hitler was staying.
The end of Hitler's life
Hitler was found dead in his basement, he head ingested Cyanide pills and shot himself in the temple. His dog was also found dead dew to cyanide pills.
Hitler's life timeline
A brief timeline of Hitler's life and those he affected.