Adolf hitler3

Hitler's Early Life

  • Birth

    He was born in Braunau-am-Inn in Austria to his parents, Klara and Alois Hitler.. He had three siblings, one of which would outlive him to the sixties.
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    Hitler's life, war, holocaust, and political reign.

  • Hitler's father dies

    Alois Hitler died in 1903 from excessive internal bleeding in his lungs, when hitler was 13.
  • Hitler quits school*

    In 1905, at age 16, Adolf quit school and never returned, saying that it was no place for an artist, which he declared himself to be. *the exact date isn't known, only estimated.
  • Hitler faces hardships

    Hitler faces hardships
    Hitler's mother dies of cancer, leaving him to be on his own with no place to go, and next to no money. He was living off of the pictures he drew on postcards and some money his mother had left him.
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    Hitler faces hardships

    Hitler spent the next four years in Vienna, living off what little he earned from selling postcards of his architectural drawings and the small inheritance from his mother. During this period of time, Hitler started to dabble in politics and became especially influenced by pan-Germanism.
  • Hitler applies to art school

    In 1907 he applied to the painting school at the Vienna Academy of Art, but was rejected.
  • Moving to Munich

    To avoid military service in the Austrian army, Hitler moved to Munich, Germany in May 1913 but as soon as World War I broke out, Hitler asked for and received special permission to serve in the Bavarian-German army.
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    Time in the War

    Adolf Hitler was an incredibly good soldier. By December 1914, (After only his first year in the war), he was awarded the Iron Cross (Second Class). In October 1916 he was wounded by a grenade, and in August 1918 he was awarded the Iron Cross (First Class), which was a very big deal to him.
  • Leaving the war.

    On October 13, 1918, a gas attack caused him to go temporarily blind. While in a hospital, Hitler heard the news of the end of the war and of Germany's defeat. His anger and feelings of betrayal shaped his future.
  • Hitler joins the German Workers' Party.

  • Hitler makes Nazi Party

    Hitler renames the German Workers' Party as the National Socialist German Workers' Party, or Nazi Party.
  • Hitler gets sent to jail.

    Hitler's Beer Hall Putsch ends in failure. He is soon sent to prison.
  • Mein Kampf

    1925 - Hitler's book "Mein Kampf" first published. In English it translates to "My Struggle." Most people believe that it wouldn't have been written had Hitler not been sent to prison.
  • Hitler released from prison

    Hitler is released from prison and begins rebuilding the Nazi Party.
  • Hitler takes control of Germany

    Hitler takes control of Germany
    By July 1932, Hitler had enough support to run for president of Germany, though he lost the election to Paul von Hindenburg. However, on January 30, 1933, Hindenburg appointed Hitler as chancellor of Germany. Within a year and a half, Hitler was able to take over both the position of president and chancellor and combine them into one position of supreme leader, the Führer.
  • The Holocaust

    From the Nuremberg Laws in 1935 to Kristallnacht in 1938, Hitler slowly removed Jews from German society by genocide. However, with the cover of World War II, the Nazis created an elaborate system to work Jews as slaves and slowly kill them. Hitler is considered one of the most evil people in history because of the Holocaust and the eleven million lives he took.
  • The war begins

    Since the world was extremely sensitive about the possibility of starting another world war, Hitler was able to annex Austria in 1938 without a single battle. But when he had his forces enter Poland in August 1939, the world could no longer stand aside and just watch, World War II began.
  • Hitler deteriorates.

    During the beginning of World War II, the German war machine seemed unstoppable. However, the tide turned at the Battle of Stalingrad in the beginning of 1943. As the Allied Army got closer to Berlin, Hitler continued to control his regime from the safety of an underground bunker.
  • Marriage

    Adolf Married Eva Braun in his bomb shelter, April 29, 1945. She was also his neice. I guess incest wasn't an issue back then...
  • The end of Hitler.

    Adolf Hitler could no longer deal with the idea that he was slowly losing power. He decided to kill himself by taking a cyanide pill and shooting himself in the head at the same time. He and his wife, Eva, are said to have been primitively cremated in a trench by Hitler's orders.