Knowledge Identifier: +Adolf_Hitler
Born in 1889.
Countries: Germany (48%), United States (11%), United Kingdom (11%)
Linked to: German Workers' Party, Centre Party, Nazi Party, Axis powers
From 1905, Hitler lived a bohemian life in Vienna financed by orphan's benefits and support from his mother.
The Academy of Fine Arts Vienna rejected him twice, in 1907 and 1908, because of his "unfitness for painting", and the director recommended that he study architecture.
Hitler received the final part of his father's estate in May 1913 and moved to Munich .
In March, Prince Bernhard Wilhelm von Bülow, secretary at the Auswärtiges Amt, issued a major statement of German foreign policy aims: Anschluss with Austria, the restoration of Germany's national borders of 1914, rejection of Part V of the Treaty of Versailles, the return of the former German colonies in Africa, and a German zone of influence in Eastern Europe.
Alfred Rosenberg - Rosenberg became one of the earliest members of the German Workers Party , joining in January 1919; Adolf Hitler did not join until October 1919
The Nazi Party had used Italian Fascism as a model for their appearance and policies, and in 1923, Hitler wanted to emulate Benito Mussolini's "March on Rome" by staging his own "Campaign in Berlin".
The stock market in the United States crashed on 24 October 1929.
During a meeting with a Japanese professor in 1931, Hitler praised the Shinto religion and Japanese culture.
Leni Riefenstahl - Riefenstahl heard candidate Adolf Hitler speak at a rally in 1932 and was mesmerized by his talent as a public speaker
Paul von Hindenburg - Though 84 years old and in poor health, Hindenburg was persuaded to run for re-election in 1932, as he was considered the only candidate who could defeat Adolf Hitler
Werner Heisenberg - After Adolf Hitler came to power in 1933, Heisenberg was attacked in the press as a "White Jew" by elements of the deutsche Physik movement for his insistence on teaching about the roles of Jewish scientists.
Arnold Schoenberg - Schoenberg continued in his post until the election of Adolf Hitler and the Nazis in 1933.
Lise Meitner - When Adolf Hitler came to power in 1933, Meitner was acting director of the Institute for Chemistry
Fritz Lang - Adolf Hitler came to power in January 1933, and by March 30, the new regime banned it as an incitement to public disorder.
Paul von Hindenburg - At the opening of the new "Reichstag" on 21 March 1933, at the Garrison Church at Potsdam, the Nazis staged an elaborate ceremony in which Hindenburg played the leading part, appearing alongside Hitler during an event orchestrated to mark the continuity between the old Prussian-German tradition and the new Nazi state
Errol Flynn - Hermann Erben, an Austrian who served in the German military intelligence, and that declassified files held by the CIA show that, in an intercepted letter in September 1933, Flynn wrote to Erben: "A slimy Jew is trying to cheat me I do wish we could bring Hitler over here to teach these Isaacs a thing or two.
In 1936 Hitler opened the summer Olympic games in Berlin.
Leni Riefenstahl - On 14 June 1940, the day Paris was declared an open city by the French and occupied by German troops, Riefenstahl wrote to Hitler in a telegram, With indescribable joy, deeply moved and filled with burning gratitude, we share with you, my Führer, your and Germany's greatest victory, the entry of German troops into Paris
In the Spring of 1941, Hitler was distracted from his plans for the East by military activities in North Africa, the Balkans, and the Middle East.
Sven Hedin - After the third senate of the highest German military court in Berlin condemned to death for alleged espionage the ten Norwegians Sigurd Jakobsen, Gunnar Hellesen, Helge Børseth, Siegmund Brommeland, Peter Andree Hjelmervik, Siegmund Rasmussen, Gunnar Carlsen, Knud Gjerstad, Christian Oftedahl and Frithiof Lund on 24 February 1941, Sven Hedin successfully appealed via Colonel General Nikolaus von Falkenhorst to Adolf Hitler for their reprieve.
Joseph Stalin - In September 1941, Stalin told British diplomats that he wanted two agreements: a mutual assistance/aid pact and a recognition that, after the war, the Soviet Union would gain the territories in countries that it had taken pursuant to its division of Eastern Europe with Hitler in the MolotovRibbentrop Pact.
Werner Heisenberg - Five days later, on 9 June 1942, Adolf Hitler issued a decree for the reorganization of the RFR as a separate legal entity under the Reich Ministry for Armament and Ammunition; the decree appointed Reich Marshall Göring as the president.
Following the allied invasion of Sicily in 1943, Mussolini was deposed by Pietro Badoglio, who surrendered to the Allies.
Karl Donitz - On German Heroes' Day of 1944, Dönitz declared that without Adolf Hitler Germany would be beset by "the poison of Jewry", and the country destroyed for lack of National Socialism, which, as Dönitz declared, met an uncompromising ideology with defiance