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Adolf Hitler (1889 - 1945)

Adolf Hitler
Born in Braunau am Inn, Österreich-Ungarnmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married 29 Apr 1945 in Berlinmap
[children unknown]
Died at age 56 in Berlin, Deutsches Reichmap
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For detailed information on Hitler's life, see the Wikipedia article here. Additional sources that discuss his ancestry are listed below.

Adolf Hitler, son of Alois (Schicklgruber) Hitler and his third wife, Klara Pölzl, was born 20 April 1889 in Braunau am Inn, Austria-Hungary (now Austria).[1]

Citizenship: Austrian (1889–1925), Stateless (1925–1932), German (1932–1945)[1]

He served in the Great War, in the Imperial German Army (16th Bavarian Reserve Regiment) and Reichswehr (unified armed forces of the Weimar Republic), from 1914–1920 with the rank Gefreiter (Second rank or grade to which an enlisted soldier, airman or sailor could be promoted). He was stationed at the Western Front and was at the First Battle of Ypres, Battle of the Somme (WIA), Battle of Arras and Battle of Passchendaele. He was awarded the Iron Cross First Class, Iron Cross Second Class and Wound Badge.[1]

He was Chancellor of the German Reich (Nazi Germany), in office from 30 January 1933 – 2 August 1934 and Führer and Chancellor of the German Reich from 2 August 1934 – 30 April 1945.[1]

He met Eva Braun in 1929 and they were married on 29 April 1945, one day before they both committed suicide.[1] They had no issue.

Research Notes

Possible illegitimate son: Jean-Marie Loret[2]


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 Wikipedia: Adolf Hitler.
  2. Wikipedia: Jean-Marie Loret.
See also:
  • Holocaust Encyclopedia - Adolf Hitler
  • Adolf Hitler: sourced online family tree
  • Wikiwand: Adolf Hitler
  • Wikiwand: Military Career of Adolf Hitler
  • The Hoover Archives at Stanford University has digitized and made available more than 3,700 pages of autobiographical sketches written by members of the Nazi Party. The documents are from the Theodore Abel papers. The collection of this noted sociologist allows researchers incredibly valuable insight into the workings of authoritarian regimes and the ideological beliefs of their members. For more information, see this page.
  • CIA document obtained under the FOIA "The Personality of Adolf Hitler" discusses his origins on pages 5-6, here.
  • Adolph Hitler Find A Grave: Memorial #4708
  • Wikipedia:Mein_Kampf (pronounced [maɪ̯n kampf], "My Struggle") is an autobiographical manifesto by National Socialist leader Adolf Hitler, in which he outlines his political ideology and future plans for Germany. Volume 1 of Mein Kampf was published in 1925 and Volume 2 in 1926. The book was edited by Hitler's deputy Rudolf Hess. Available on on
  • Huerta, Manuel. The Long Way To Destiny. (Page Publishing, 2015).
  • Davidson, Eugene. The Making of Adolf Hitler: The Birth and Rise of Nazism. (University of Missouri Press, 1997).
  • Kubizek, August. The Young Hitler I Knew: The Memoirs of Hitler's Childhood Friend. (Frontline Books, 2011).
  • Nicholls, David. Adolf Hitler: A Biographical Companion. (ABC-CLIO, 2011).

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The 'Hitler in Argentina' narrative is becoming more and more viable to historians as we move further away from the influence of post-WW2 propaganda.
You may want to include this info as well.

posted by Michael Stills