Hitler and history hitler will forever be remembered for starting the second world war, the most costly conflict in world history, thanks to his desire to expand germany’s borders through force he will equally be remembered for his dreams of racial purity, which prompted him to order the execution of millions of people , perhaps as high as eleven million. Adolf hitler was the leader of nazi germany from 1934 to 1945 he initiated fascist policies that led to world war ii and the deaths of at least 11 million people, including the mass murder of an estimated 6 million jews.
Hitler youth – the childhood of adolf hitler though adolf hitler would grow up to be one of the most well-known political leaders of all time, he had very humble beginnings looking at his youth, it's difficult to pinpoint where he began to have the deeply disturbing anti-semitic tendencies that would pervade his every action as germany's. Learning about adolf hitler's childhood may help to determine why he acted in such devastatingly cruel and horrible ways later in life adolf hitler's childhood his family interestingly, adolf hilter was born on easter sunday however, he would not come to represent the beautiful ideals that easter stands for. Adolf hitler (20 april 1889 in braunau am inn, austria – 30 april 1945 in berlin) was the leader of nazi germany hitler also led the nsdap (often called the nazi party), the democratically elected party which ruled germany at this time he became chancellor of germany in 1933.
Adolf hitler was born on april 20, 1889, at the gastof zum pommer , in braunau am inn, in an austria town near the border of bavaria, germany hitler’s parents were alois hitler and klara hitler née pölzl although adolf was the fourth child born to his family, he was the first child to survive infancy.
Editor's note: the following is an introduction to adolf hitler's mein kampf written by abraham h foxman, the national director of the anti-defamation league and a holocaust survivor mr foxman was asked to write the introduction for the 1999 english translation published by the mariner books. Adolf hitler was the infamous dictator of germany who carried out the genocide of jews and was majorly responsible for the world war ii. Adolf hitler’s accession to power in germany on january 30, 1933, occasioned only the slightest interest in britain little was known of him.
Adolf hitler was born in braunau am inn, austria, on april 20th 1889 to alois hitler (who, as an illegitimate child, had previously used his mother’s name of schickelgruber) and klara poelzl a moody child, he grew hostile towards his father, especially once the latter had retired and the family had moved to the outskirts of linz.