Adolf Hitler : An Extraordinary Politician Essay

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Six years before WWII, a long-ignored radical German political leader sprung into power and soon claimed control over the entire nation. The rise of this extraordinary political leader, Adolf Hitler, was often attributed to the unique set of circumstances that surrounded his rise to power. However, while the failing economy did encourage his rise to power, the unique circumstances only complimented his extraordinary political abilities. Hitler was a charismatic oratory genius who captivated his audiences. He was one of history’s greatest demagogues and his ability to utilise situations and people were unparalleled. Hitler is truly an extraordinary politician and unique circumstances acted as an asset rather than a dependence.
Adolf Hitler was an extraordinary politician, he was so charismatic that he would mesmerise his audiences. The speeches he gave would leave audiences in a state of near hysteria and he expressed his radical ideas so passionately and dramatically that the German people would believe in and desire to follow him. Hitler’s outstanding public speaking abilities were due to his knowledge of how powerful the use of speech is. In Mein Kampf, 1925 he stated that: “Men are won over less by the written than by the spoken word… movement on earth owes its growth to great orators and not to great writers.” Hitler’s meticulously planned speeches utilised the power of emotion and delivery rather than content and rationality. He challenged the thoughts of those he…

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