Hitler's Rise to Power

Events

Formation of the Weimar Republic

November 9, 1918

Signing of the Treaty of Versailles which ended World War I

June 28, 1919

Hitler becomes leader of Nazi Party

April 1920

Hyperinflation

November 1923

Beer Hall Putsch

November 8, 1923 - November 9, 1923

Hitler attempts to take over the state government.

Stock Market Crash - World-wide economic collaspe

October 29, 1929

Nazi Party earns 37% of the seats in the Reichstag

July 31, 1932

Hitler becomes Chancellor of Germany

January 30, 1933

Reichstag Fire

February 27, 1933

Reichstag Fire Decree

February 28, 1933

Dachau Concentration Camp Opens

March 22, 1933

Enabling Act

March 23, 1933

Nazi Party proclaimed the one and only legal political party in Germany

July 14, 1933

Night of the Long Knives

June 30, 1934 - July 2, 1934

Hindenburg's Death

August 2, 1934

Hitler declares himself the "Fuhrer" of Germany

August 19, 1934