Adolf Hitler / Fuhrer
Facts about Adolf Hitler / Fuhrer
Summary: Adolf Hitler / Fuhrer was one of the most brutal and despised characters in human history. As a strong German Nationalist, Hitler was gravely disappointed in the way Germany capitulated at the end of World War I.
Hitler’s ideal vision for Germany was of a country cleansed of not only Jewish people, but anyone that did not fit his ideal of what a German should be. He would become leader of the National Socialist German Workers Party, also to become known as the Nazi Party.
He later become Germany’s Chancellor between 1933 and 1945. He would finally gained control of Germany in 1934 until 1945 and would be referred to as Führer. He would ultimately be solely responsible for the start of World War II and the mass death and destruction that ensued.
Adolf Hitler / Fuhrer Fact Sheet: Who was Adolf Hitler The following short biography and fact sheet provides interesting facts about the life, times and history of Adolf Hitler, the Leader of National Socialist German Workers Party also known as the Nazi Party.
Adolf Hitler / Fuhrer Fact File: Lifespan: 1889 – 1945 *** Full Name: Adolf Hitler *** Occupation: He would become leader of Nazi Germany *** Date of Birth: He was born on April 20th 1889 *** Place of Birth: He was born in Braunau am Inn, Austria-Hungary *** Family background: His father was Alois Hitler, Sr. the illegitimate offspring of Maria Anna Schicklgruber, his father’s name was not his birth certificate. His mother was Klara Polzl. He had six siblings the oldest, Gustav, Ida and Otto all died in infancy *** Early life and childhood: His first relocation was at the age of three years and the family moved to Passau, in Germany. *** Education: He began his schooling in Fischlham when the family lived in Hafeld. They then moved to Lamback where he attended the local monastery before going on to Realschule in Steyr which he left incomplete.
Adolf Hitler / Fuhrer Fact 1: He was born just before the turn of the 20th Century which would see so many changes in areas such as science and aviation.
Adolf Hitler / Fuhrer Fact 6: In 1907 and 1908 he applied to Vienna’s Academy of Fine Arts and was twice rejected. He was advised to study architecture but as he had not finished his education it was not an option.
Adolf Hitler / Fuhrer Fact 8: In 1913 he decided to immigrate to Bavaria and it was here that he joined the Bavarian regiment when World War I broke out. He would be the recipient of the Iron Cross, First Class for his service.
Adolf Hitler / Fuhrer Fact 10: The following year he was put in charge of the propaganda machine for the party and it underwent a name change, Nationalsozialistische Deutsche Arbeitpartei also known as the Nazi German Workers’ Party.
Adolf Hitler / Fuhrer Fact 11: Between 1923 and 1924 he would briefly be imprisoned, the sentence was originally a five year term but he was released early.
Adolf Hitler / Fuhrer Fact 15: Having missed several opportunities to start a war in Europe on September 1st 1939 Germany sent troops to invade western Poland which resulted in Britain and France declaring war on Germany playing straight into his hands.
Adolf Hitler / Fuhrer Fact 17: Over the next six years the atrocities that would be committed by him and his subordinates would leave the world devastated by the loss of life.
Adolf Hitler / Fuhrer Fact 18: He was never directly responsible, by way of written orders, for the building of concentration or death camps. Always he gave his instructions verbally and made sure his wishes were carried out.
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