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Adolfus Jacob* Hitler

Also Known As: "Manitou", "Wolff", "Herr Wolff", "der chef", "the Fuhrer", "Adi (when he was a child)"
Birthplace: Braunau am Inn, Upper Austria, Austria
Death: Died in Berlin, Germany
Cause of death: Suicide by Cyanide poisoning and self-inflicted gunshot wound
Place of Burial: Cremated
Immediate Family:

Son of Alois Schicklgruber / Hitler and Fitt "Klara" Pölzl
Husband of Eva Anna Paula Hitler
Father of Jean-Marie Loret
Brother of Gustav Hitler; Ida Hitler; Otto Hitler; Edmund Hitler and Paula Hitler / Wolff
Half brother of Alois Matzelberger Hitler and Angela Franzska Johanna Hitler

Occupation: Nazi Leader, Landsfader och fredsivrare
Managed by: Lauri Kreen
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About Adolf Hitler

Adolf Hitler was an Austrian-born German politician and leader of the Nationalsozialistische Deutsche Arbeiterpartei, commonly known as the Nazi party. The Nazi party are known for the persecution and genocide of Jewish and Polish people and homosexuals, among others.

  • It is speculated his middle name is Jacob as was written on a Police Report filed in France. Adolf Hitler's date of birth is translated to "sometime after 1880." This is the only document of a middle name for Adolf Hitler.
  • He is the author of Mein Kampf and was an artist.
  • He married his secret mistress Eva Braun 40 hours before they committed suicide together. She ate cyanide. He ate cyanide and shot himself.


8/10/2010 Received this input from a person surfing the tree: "Johann Heidler was not Adolf Hitlers grandfather, but adopted Hitler's father at the age of 5. Who was Adolf Hitlers real grandfather is believed to be Salomon Mayer von Rothschild where his grandmother worked as a servant at the time of the pregnancy."

According to Wikipedia (not a legal document):

Historians have discussed three candidates:

   * Johann Georg Hiedler, who during his own lifetime was the stepfather and posthumously legally declared the birth father of Alois.
   * Johann Nepomuk Hiedler, Georg's brother and Hitler's step-uncle, who raised Alois through adolescence and later willed him a considerable portion of his life savings but never admitted publicly to be his real father.
   * Leopold Frankenberger, a Jew who, as suggested by Hans Frank, might have fathered Alois when his mother Maria supposedly worked for a Frankenberger family in their household in Graz, Austria.

Unless there is documentation, the profile information will not change, however I did make sure to input this information on Adolf Hitler's profile for anybody curious about his lineage.

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Adolf Hitler's Timeline

April 20, 1889
Braunau am Inn, Upper Austria, Austria
April 22, 1889
Braunau am Inn, Upper Austria, Austria
March 25, 1918
Age 28
Seboncourt, Aisne, Picardy, France
- 1945
Age 31
Nationalsozialistische Deutsche Arbeiterpartei
- 1945
Age 43
- 1945
Age 44
April 29, 1945
Age 56
Berlin, Germany

In early April 1945 Braun travelled by car from Munich to Berlin to be with Hitler at the Führerbunker. She refused to leave as the Red Army closed in, insisting she was one of the few people loyal to him left in the world. Hitler and Braun were married on 29 April 1945 around 00.30hrs during a brief civil ceremony which was witnessed by Joseph Goebbels and Martin Bormann. The bride wore a black (some accounts say dark blue) silk dress.

With Braun's marriage her legal name changed to Eva Hitler. When she signed her marriage certificate she wrote the letter B for her family name, then lined this out and replaced it with Hitler. Although bunker personnel were instructed to call her Frau Hitler, her new husband continued to call his wife Fräulein Braun.

There was gossip among the Führerbunker staff that she was carrying Hitler's child, but there is no evidence she was ever pregnant.

Braun and Hitler committed suicide together on 30 April 1945 at around 3:30 p.m. The occupants of the bunker heard a gunshot and the bodies were soon discovered. She had bitten onto a cyanide capsule (most historians have concluded that Hitler used a combination method, shooting himself in the right temple immediately after biting a cyanide capsule). Braun was 33 years old when she died. Their corpses were burned in the Reich Chancellery garden just outside the bunker's emergency exit.

The charred remains were found by the Russians and secretly buried at the SMERSH compound in Magdeburg, East Germany along with the bodies of Joseph and Magda Goebbels and their six children. All of these remains were exhumed in April 1970, completely cremated and dispersed in the Elbe river.

The rest of Braun's family survived the war, including her father, who worked in a hospital and to whom Braun sent several trunks of her belongings in April 1945. Her mother, Franziska, died at age 91 in January 1976, having lived out her days in an old farmhouse in Ruhpolding, Bavaria.

April 30, 1945
Age 56
Berlin, Germany