Hitler family Hitler's father Alois Hitler Sr.
Failing to take power by force inhe eventually won power by democratic means. Once in power, he eliminated all opposition and launched an ambitious program of world domination and elimination of the Jews, paralleling ideas he advanced in his book, Mein Kampf.
How a political leader was able to manipulate the political system in a democracy and obtain autocratic power.
Two of his siblings died from diphtheria when they were children, and one died shortly after birth. Young Adolf was showered with love and affection by his mother. When Adolf was three years old, the family moved to Passau, along the Inn River on the German side of the border.
A brother, Edmond, was born two years later. The family moved once more in to the farm community of Hafeld, 30 miles southwest of Linz.
Following another family move, Adolf lived for six months across from a large Benedictine monastery. He did not do well there. Adolf himself suffered from lung infections, and he quit school at the age of 16, partially the result of ill health and partially the result of poor school work.
InAdolf was permitted to visit Vienna, but he was unable to gain admission to a prestigious art school. His mother developed terminal breast cancer and was treated by Dr. Edward Bloch, a Jewish doctor who served the poor. After an operation and excruciatingly painful and expensive treatments with a dangerous drug, she died on December 21, Virtually penniless byhe wandered Vienna as a transient, sleeping in bars, flophouses, and shelters for the homeless, including, ironically, those financed by Jewish philanthropists.
It was during this period that he developed his prejudices about Jews, his interest in politics, and debating skills. In MayHitler, seeking to avoid military service, left Vienna for Munich, the capital of Bavaria, following a windfall received from an aunt who was dying.
In January, the police came to his door bearing a draft notice from the Austrian government. The document threatened a year in prison and a fine if he was found guilty of leaving his native land with the intent of evading conscription.
Hitler was arrested on the spot and taken to the Austrian Consulate. He was caught up in the patriotism of the time, and submitted a petition to enlist in the Bavarian army. Hitler narrowly escaped death in battle several times, and was eventually awarded two Iron Crosses for bravery.
He rose to the rank of lance corporal but no further. In Octoberhe was wounded by an enemy shell and evacuated to a Berlin area hospital. After recovering, and serving a total of four years in the trenches, he was temporarily blinded by a mustard gas attack in Belgium in October Communist-inspired insurrections shook Germany while Hitler was recovering from his injuries.
Some Jews were leaders of these abortive revolutions, and this inspired hatred of Jews as well as Communists.
On November 9th, the Kaiser abdicated and the Socialists gained control of the government. Anarchy was more the rule in the cities. Free Corps The Free Corps was a paramilitary organization composed of vigilante war veterans who banded together to fight the growing Communist insurgency which was taking over Germany.
The Free Corps crushed this insurgency. Weimar Republic With the loss of the war, the German monarchy came to an end and a republic was proclaimed.Adolf Hitler.
Shot himself in the head on the afternoon of April 30 His body was burned. Eva Braun. Hitler's mistress, who married him in the bunker and later committed suicide with him.
Composed by Adolf Hitler in , the 25 Points outlines the political platform of the Nazi Party and remained mostly unchanged from through Hitler's demise in This is part of a complete online history, The Rise of Adolf Hitler - From Unknown to Dictator of Germany, at The History Place.
Talk:Adolf Hitler/Archive Jump to navigation Jump to search. This is an archive of "Charismatic leadership" or "Charismatic authority" User is constantly changing "Under Hitler's leadership I welcome further discussion if you decide at some point that you are capable of conversing constructively.
Sorry to have wasted. STRONG KEEP: There is no question that Adolf Hitler was a charismatic man, and his leadership was especially charismatic.
To deny that is to deny the course of history. Adolf Hitler's own thought was a mixture of racism, anti-Marxism, and the idea of struggle (which we also found in Italian fascism). As an ideology, Hitler's National Socialism is a systematic interpretation of the world of human behavior and of history which aims at a unified outlook and behavior-pattern.
Hitler at Home Adolf Hitler was an extreme anti-Semite, convicted traitor, and leader of a violent paramilitary force. In a remarkable press campaign, the Nazis reinvented him as a .