Adolf Hitler : The Dictator Of The German Empire Essay

912 Words Nov 5th, 2015 4 Pages
Adolf Hitler

Adolf Hitler was an Austrian man who had led a party called the ‘National Socialist German Workers Party ' that ruled Germany. He became the dictator of the German Empire in 1934, with all this power in his hands he declared that the Nazi’s invaded Poland. This order caused World War II and about fifty million people died because of this, six million of them being Jews.

Hitler was born on April 20th 1889 in an Austrian-Hungarian (today Austrian) town called Braunau am Inn. He was Alois Hitler and Klara Pölzl’s fourth child. His older siblings, Gustav, Ida, and Otto, died when they were only infants. When he was five, Hitler’s family moved to Leonding, Austria where he attended a school called ‘Volksschule’. In June 1895, Alois moved to Hafeld, Austria where he farmed and took care of bees. Alois’s farming and beekeeping came to an end in 1897, in the same year the family moved to Lambach, Austria. Hitler took singing lessons and sang in church choirs at the age of eight, he even considered becoming a priest when he got older. Hitler was deeply affected by the death of his younger brother, Edmund, who passed away due to measles in 1900. This loss changed his behaviour from being usually outgoing to being detached and depressed.
Alois and Hitler constantly fought because the latter would often misbehave in school and rebel against his father. In September 1900, Alois enrolled Hitler in a Realschule in Linz, Austria. Hitler deliberately did badly in the…

Related Documents