Adolf Hitler's Life and Rise to Power

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Born in Austria

April 20 1889

Adolf Hitler was born in Austria and was the fourth of six children.

Alois, Hitler's Father Dies

January 3 1903

Although Adolf and his father constantly fought, he suffered emotional trauma because of the loss of his father.

Hitler moves to Vienna

1905 - 1913

Hitler moves to Vienna to study art from 1905-1913.

Klara, Hitler's Mother Dies

January 14 1907

Klara dies on January 14th from Breast Cancer, leaving Adolf an orphan.

Adolf Hitler Serves in WWI

1914 - 1918

Once WWI begins, Hitler volunteers for service and joins the 16th Barvarian Reserve Infantry Regiment.

Nazi Party is Formed

1920

Hitler Delievers the 'Twenty-Five Theses' Speech

February 24 1920

Hitler is Discharged from the Army

March 1920

Adolf Hitler Becomes Nazi Party Leader

July 1921

The Beer Hall Putsch

November 8 1923

Hitler Goes to Trial for Treason

February 26 1924 - December 20 1924

The trial occurs after the Beer Hall Putsch was unsuccessful. He was sentenced to 5 years in prison.

Hitler gets pardoned.

December 20 1924

After being sentenced for five years, Adolf gets pardoned