Adolf Hitler

Hitler, Adolf: - Adolf Hitler was the Austrian born leader of the Nazi Party in Germany. He was born in 1889 in Austria. He was a decorated veteran of the First World War. He joined the German Workers Party and rose through its ranks. He gained a huge following in the country with his Pan German vision and his racist, anti-Semitic, and anti-Marxist views. It was a period of social, economic, and political unrest and people were willing to follow Hitler as he promised deliverance. When he became the Chancellor in 1933, he transformed the democratic Weimar Republic into a single party dictatorship governed by the Nazi Party, and declared himself the Fuhrer (Ruler) of the Third Reich.