Adolf Hitler Biography

Adolf Hitler was an Austrian-born German politician and the leader of the Nazi Party. He was chancellor of Germany from 1933 to 1945 and dictator of Nazi Germany from 1934 to 1945. Hitler was at the centre of Nazi Germany, World War II in Europe, and the Holocaust.

Hitler was a decorated veteran of World War I. He joined the German Workers' Party in 1919, and became leader of the NSDAP in 1921. In 1923, he attempted a coup in Munich to seize power. The failed coup resulted in Hitler's imprisonment, during which time he wrote his memoir, Mein Kampf. After his release in 1924, Hitler gained popular support by attacking the Treaty of Versailles and promoting Pan-Germanism, antisemitism, and anti-communism with charismatic oratory and Nazi propaganda. Hitler frequently denounced international capitalism and communism as being part of a Jewish conspiracy.

Hitler's Nazi Party became the largest elected party in the German Reichstag, leading to his appointment as chancellor in 1933. Source: Wikipedia

Biography Snapshot
Name:
Adolf Hitler
Nationality:
German Reich
Profession:
Politician, Writer, Artist, Soldier, Visual Artist
Religion:
Christianity, Catholicism
Date of Birth:
April 20, 1889
Astrological Sign:
Taurus
Date of Death:
April 30, 1945
Age at Death:
56
Cause of Death:
Suicide, Ballistic trauma
Marriages
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