Adolf Hitler Timeline

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  • Adolf Hitler was born

    Adolf Hitler was born
    Adolf Hitler was born in Braunau am Inn, Austria. He was the fourth of six children to Alois Hitler and Klara Pölzl.
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  • Hitlers younger brother Edmund dies at age 2

    Hitlers younger brother Edmund dies at age 2
    brother dies of measels Adolf was 10 years old.It deeply affected Hitler
  • Hitler Realschule in Linz a technical high school

    Hitler Realschule in Linz a technical high school
    this is when he met Ludwig Wittgenstein
  • Hitler's father died

    Hitler's father died
    Hitler did poorly in school, hoping that once his father saw the little progress he was making at the technical school he would let him devote himself to his dream.
  • Hitler's mother dies

    Hitler's mother dies
  • Hitler moved to Munich

    Hitler moved to Munich
    Hitler received the final part of his father's estate in May 1913 and moved to Munich
  • received the wound badge

    received the wound badge
    Hitler served as a runner on the Western Front in France and Belgium in the Bavarian Reserve Infantry Regiment 16.During the Battle of the Somme in October 1916, he was wounded either in the groin area or the left thigh by a shell that had exploded in the dispatch runners' dugout
  • awarded the iron cross first class in ww1

    awarded the iron cross first class in ww1
    he received the Iron Cross, First Class,A decoration rarely awarded to one of Hitler's rank. Hitler's post at regimental headquarters, where he had frequent interactions with senior officers, may have helped him receive this decoration
  • Hitler's book Mein Kampf is published

    Hitler's book Mein Kampf is published
    Hitler began the dictation of the book while imprisoned for what he considered to be "political crimes" . Mein Kampf is a book by Nazi leader Adolf Hitler. It's an autobiography with an exposition of Hitler's political ideology. Mein Kampf in English means My Struggle or My Battle
  • Hitler met his wife Eva Braun

    Hitler met his wife Eva Braun
    Braun met Hitler in Munich when she was 17 years old, while she was working as an assistant and model for his personal photographer, and began seeing him often about two years later.
  • Hitler sworn in as Chancellor of Germany

    Hitler sworn in as Chancellor of Germany
    Hindenburg agreed to appoint Hitler as chancellor after two parliamentary elections
  • Holocaust begins, nazis instigate their first act against German Jews

    Holocaust begins, nazis instigate their first act against German Jews
    Holocaust was the genocide of approximately six million European Jews during World War II, a programme of systematic state-sponsored murder by Nazi Germany, led by Adolf Hitler,
  • Nazi party was declared the only legal party in Germany

    Nazi party was declared the only legal party in Germany
    By the end of June, the other parties had been dissolved, and with the help of the SA, Hitler pressured his nominal coalition partner, Hugenberg, into resigning. On 14 July 1933 Hitler's Nazi Party was declared the only legal political party in Germany
  • Hitler was made supreme commander of the military

    Hitler was made supreme commander of the military
  • Hitler formally named Fuhrer

    Hitler formally named Fuhrer
    On 2 August 1934 President von Hindenburg died. The previous day, the cabinet had enacted a law to take effect upon Hindenburg's death which abolished the office of president and combined its powers with those of the chancellor. Hitler thus became head of state as well as head of government, and was formally named as Führer
  • Hitler presented two laws known as the Nuremberg Laws

    Hitler presented two laws known as the Nuremberg Laws
    A person with one or two Jewish grandparents was a Mischling, a crossbreed, of "mixed blood" .The laws deprived Jews of German citizenship and prohibited marriage between Jews and other Germans.The laws also included a ban on sexual intercourse between people defined as "Jews" and non-Jewish Germans and prevented "Jews" from participating in German civic life
  • Non-agression pact was signed between Hitler and Stalin

    Non-agression pact was signed between Hitler and Stalin
    This agreement stated that the two countries - Germany and the Soviet Union - would not attack each other.
  • Heinrich Himmler ordered the construction of Auschwitz

    Heinrich Himmler ordered the construction of  Auschwitz
    It was the largest of the German concentration camps
  • 3 million German troops attack the soviet union

    3 million German troops attack the soviet union
    three million German troops attacked the Soviet Union in Operation Barbarossa
  • Hitler declares war on the United States

    Hitler declares war on the United States
    On 7 December 1941 Japan attacked Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. Four days later, Hitler formally declared war against the United States
  • German forces were defeated in the second battle of El Alamein

    German forces were defeated in the second battle of El Alamein
    It ended Axis hopes of occupying Egypt, taking control of the Suez Canal, and gaining access to the Middle Eastern oil fields.
  • The battle of stalingrad ended in the destruction of the German troops

    The battle of stalingrad ended in the destruction of the German troops
    The battle of Stalingrad was one of the largest battles in human history. It lasted for 199 days.
  • Hitler celebrates his 56th birthday in a bunker below the reich chancellery

    Hitler celebrates his 56th birthday in a bunker below the reich chancellery
    On 20 April, his 56th birthday, Hitler made his last trip from the bunker to the surface
  • The Western armies landed in northern France

    The Western armies landed in northern France
    The landing caused the German Army Group G to abandon southern France
  • Soviet forces attack Berlin

    Soviet forces attack Berlin
    The Battle in Berlin lasted from 20 April 1945 until the morning of 2 May.
  • Italian dictater Benito Mussolini died

    Italian dictater Benito Mussolini died
    Mussolini and his mistress along with another Fascist were executed in a field by Communist Italians and hanged upside down. The Allies ordered the bodies cut down.
  • Adolf Hitler committed suicide by gunshot on 30 April 1945 in his Führerbunker in Berlin.[1][2][3] His wife Eva (née Braun), committed suicide with him by ingesting cyanide

    Adolf Hitler committed suicide by gunshot on 30 April 1945 in his Führerbunker in Berlin.[1][2][3] His wife Eva (née Braun), committed suicide with him by ingesting cyanide
    Hitler shot himself.
  • • It is estimated that 11 million people were killed during the Holocaust. Six million of these were Jews.

    •	It is estimated that 11 million people were killed during the Holocaust. Six million of these were Jews.