Adolf Hitler is known in the world history for his totalitarian and fascist dictatorship. Explore the article to know all the interesting facts and amazing information on Adolf Hitler.

Facts About Adolf Hitler

Adolf Hitler, one of the most notorious figures in history, ruled Germany for 13 years. Regarded as one of the most despicable men in history, he claimed that Jews were enemies of the Aryan Race. Initially the leader of the well-known Nazi Party, Hitler tried seizing power in Germany many a times, but failed and was also imprisoned. It was the death of Chancellor Paul von Hindenburg that gave way for Hitler to become the new Chancellor and establish an absolute dictatorship over the country. He set up concentration camps for organized killing of Jews, political opponents and gypsies. To know more interesting and amazing information on Adolf Hitler, read through the following lines.
Adolf Hitler

Interesting & Amazing Information On Adolf Hitler

  • One of the most infamous persons in the world history, Adolf Hitler ruled Germany for 13 years, from 1933 to 1945.
  • Hitler was the founder and leader of Nazi Party, Reich Chancellor and guiding spirit of the Third Reich (from 1933 to 1945), Head of State and Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces.
  • He was born on 20th April 1889, in Brannau, a town in Austria. He was the fourth child of Klara Hitler and Alois Schickelgruber.
  • Adolf Hitler had Jewish heritage in him, as his great great grandmother was a Jew.
  • His half brother Alois Hitler owned a bar in Germany that was frequented by prominent Nazi officials. However, Alois never shared his opinion on Adolf, as he was scared that the latter would withdraw his liquor license.
  • Hitler married his long-time mistress Eva Braun during the final days of World War II. The two committed suicide less than two days later.
  • He was voted as ‘Man of the Year’ by Times Magazine in 1938.
  • A decorated veteran of World War I, Hitler joined the National Socialist German Workers Party, also called Nazi Party, in 1920 and became the party leader in 1921.
  • In less than three years of his reign, he occupied most of Europe and large parts of Africa, East and Southeast Asia and the Pacific Ocean.
  • When imprisoned for nine months, Hitler wrote ‘Mein Kampf’ or ‘My Struggle’, his autobiography as well as his manifesto.
  • Numerous atrocities were committed by his forces during the World War, like the killing of 17 million civilians, which included the genocide of an estimated 6 million Jews. This came to be known as the Holocaust.
  • Hitler invaded and annexed as many territories as he could in Europe, such as Sudentenland and Austria in 1938. His annexation of Poland, in 1939, made France and Britain declare war on Germany, on 3rd September, 1939. With this, World War II began.
  • Hitler never used any kind of cologne or scents on his body. He never took off his coat in public, no matter how warm he felt.
  • Almost every night, he watched a movie in his private theater and most of them were foreign films that were banned to the German public. He loved comedies and often laughed merrily at Jewish comedians.
  • Adolf Hitler had a weird peculiarity of pacing across rooms, whistling the same tune to himself over and over.
  • He also had some weird sexual habits. He dated and had sexual relations with his niece, but the relationship didn’t do well as she ended up committing suicide at the age of 23.

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