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Power Hitler's Early Life At 6: Adolf Hitler would one day lead a movement that placed supreme importance on a person's family tree even making it a matter of life and death. However, his own family tree was quite mixed up and would be a lifelong source of embarrassment and concern to him.
His father, Alois, was born in He was the illegitimate son of Maria Anna Schicklgruber and her unknown mate, which may have been someone from the neighborhood or a poor millworker named Johann Georg Hiedler.
It is also remotely possible Adolf Hitler's grandfather was Jewish.
Maria Schicklgruber was said to have been employed as a cook in the household of a wealthy Jewish family named Frankenberger. There is some speculation their 19 year old son got her pregnant and regularly sent her money after the birth of Alois. Adolf Hitler would never know for sure just who his grandfather was.
The marriage lasted five years until her death of natural causes, at which time Alois went to live on a small farm with his uncle. At age thirteen, young Alois had enough of farm life and set out for the city of Vienna to make something of himself.
He worked as a shoemaker's apprentice then later enlisted in the Austrian civil service, becoming a junior customs official. He worked hard as a civil servant and eventually became a supervisor.
By he achieved the rank of Senior Assistant Inspector, a big accomplishment for the former poor farm boy with little formal education. At this time an event occurred that would have big implications for the future.
Alois had always used the last name of his mother, Schicklgruber, and thus was always called Alois Schicklgruber.
He made no attempt to hide the fact he was illegitimate since it was common in rural Austria. But after his success in the civil service, his proud uncle from the small farm convinced him to change his last name to match his own, Hiedler, and continue the family name.
However, when it came time to write the name down in the record book it was spelled as Hitler. And so in at age 39, Alois Schicklgruber became Alois Hitler.
Technically, because of the name change, she was his own niece and so he had to get special permission from the Catholic church. The children from his previous marriage, Alois Hitler, Jr.
On April 20,her fourth child, Adolf was born healthy and was baptized a Roman Catholic. Hitler's father was now 52 years old. Throughout his early days, young Adolf's mother feared losing him as well and lavished much care and affection on him.
His father was busy working most of the time and also spent a lot of time on his main hobby, keeping bees. Baby Adolf had the nickname, Adi. When he was almost five, inhis mother gave birth to a brother, Edmund. In came a sister, Paula. In May of at age six, young Adolf Hitler entered first grade in the public school in the village of Fischlham, near Linz Austria.
Hitler's Boyhood Inat age six, two important events happened in the life of young Adolf Hitler. First, the unrestrained, carefree days he had enjoyed up to now came to an end as he entered primary school. Secondly, his father retired on a pension from the Austrian civil service.
This meant a double dose of supervision, discipline and regimentation under the watchful eyes of teachers at school and his strict father at home.
His father, now 58, had spent most of his life working his way up through the civil service ranks. He was used to giving orders and having them obeyed and also expected this from his children. The Hitler family lived on a small farm outside of Linz, Austria.The National Socialist German Workers' Party (German: Nationalsozialistische Deutsche Arbeiterpartei (help · info), abbreviated NSDAP), commonly referred to in English as the Nazi Party (English: / ˈ n ɑː t s i, ˈ n æ t s i /), was a far-right political party in Germany that was active between and , that created and supported the ideology of .
Adolf Hitler was an Austrian-born German politician and the leader of the Nazi Party. He was chancellor of Germany from to and dictator of Nazi Germany from to Hitler was at the centre of Nazi Germany, World War II in Europe, and the Holocaust.
Adolf Hitler was born on 20 April in the small Austrian town of Braunau am Inn, in Upper Austria on the Austrian-German border. His father, Alois, was .
Hitler joined the Nazi Party in and was influential in defining its beliefs. He also led the Munich Putsch in However, from to the unpopular party gained little electoral success.
Rise to power. Discharged from the hospital amid the social chaos that followed Germany’s defeat, Hitler took up political work in Munich in May–June As an army political agent, he joined the small German Workers’ Party in Munich (September ). – Great Depression – The world depression saw many Germans face unemployment and poverty.
Support for the Nazi party increased dramatically. During Hitler Youth junior branches established – Deutsches Jungvolk for boys aged 10 – 14 years and the Bund Deutscher Mädel (League of German Girls) for girls aged 10 – 18 years.