Adolf Hitler : The Quintessential Leader Essay

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Adolf Hitler: The Quintessential Leader “A leader is a man who knows the way, goes the way, and shows the way” (John Maxwell) Despite his obvious faults, Adolf Hitler, the Führer of Nazi-Germany from 1934-1945 was a great leader because he possessed the characteristics of a Great Leader. During the course of Hitler’s presidency, there were many circumstances in which he was able to Delegate effectively which results in a fast completion of tasks in an organized manor. One of Hitler’s defining characteristics is his ability to Plan ahead which in the end, was the main reason he was able to conquer so quickly and effectively and also made him a better ruler of his own country. Lastly, Hitler had the characteristic of being extremely meticulous which allowed for everything that he accomplished to be perfect. Adolf Hitler was a Catholic who was born on April 20, 1889 in Braunau am Inn, Austria. His father was Alois Hitler and his mother was Maria Anna Schicklgruber. Throughout the course of Hitler’s early life he always wanted to be an Artist. Hitler was a very determined young man until the death of his brother Edmund in 1900 when he became very detached from his family. Three years after the death of his brother Edmund, Hitler’s Father, Alois, died suddenly in 1903. Following his father’s death, Hitler finally persuaded his mother to allow him to pursue his dream of becoming an artist. During December of 1907, Hitler’s mother died of Breast Cancer and Hitler made the…

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