Adolf Hitler is a name to reckon with. There is barely anyone in this world who doesn’t know about Adolf Hitler. Born in Branau am Inn, Austria, on 20th of April 1889, this man took the world by storm during the World War II and Holocaust. Touted as one of the fierce dictators the mankind has ever seen, Adolf Hitler aimed at establishing a New Order of absolute Nazi German hegemony in continental Europe. Hitler’s aggressive foreign policy is considered to be the primary cause of the outbreak of World War II in Europe. His policies and racially motivated ideologies were responsible for the deaths of at least 5.5 million Jews, and millions of others whom he deemed as racially inferior. Even though Adolf Hitler and his notorious legacy live on, there are few facts that might elevate his enigma manifolds. Randomlynew.com unveils some interesting facts that might give new light to Adolf Hitler, his life and personality.
- Hitler’s nickname was Der Führer.
- There are two surprising facts about Adolf Hitler’s birth and death. 1st- The month of his birth and death is April. 2nd- Both places of his birth and death are have ‘B’ as the first letter in the name. Hitler had a dream to become an artist. He applied for admission to the painting school at the Vienna Academy of Art in 1907.
In his early days, he moved to Vienna and worked as a laborer and a painter.
- He applied to the Academy of Fine Arts twice, but he was rejected both times. Out of money, he lived into a homeless shelter for several years.
- Hitler leaded Nazi party. He personally designed the party banner, featuring a swastika in a white circle on a red background.
- He encouraged all Germans to keep their bodies pure of any intoxicating or unclean substance. Hitler was very much health conscious. He banned smoking, and alcoholic substances. He made people aware for health.
- Hitler was the largest Infrastructure improving leader in German History.
- He ruled from 1933 to 1945. Under his government unemployment fell down from six million in 1932 to one million in 1936. The cost of living increased by 25%. Hitler provided more employment opportunities to the people.
- Hitler with his Nazi party arranged Olympic in 1936. The modern Olympic flame was relayed in 1936 in Berlin in Germany first time. Carl Diem devised for relay of Olympic flame first. He was a German sports administrator, and the Secretary General of the Organizing Committee of the Berlin Olympic Games and the chief organizer of the 1936 Olympic Summer Games.
- In 1937, the government of Germany under the leadership of Adolf Hitler who was leading the National Socialist (Nazi) Party established own automobile company, known as Gesellschaft zur Vorbereitung des Deutschen Volkswagens. After some time, it was renamed simply Volkswagen also called as “The People’s Car Company.” It was operated by the German Labor Front, The Nazi Party, Volkswagen’s headquarter was in Wolfsburg in Germany.
- Adolf Hitler gave opportunities to develop film making. Leni Riefenstahl was his favorite filmmaker who was contracted by the German Olympic Committee to film the Games. The film was titled as ‘Olympia’.
Adolf Hitler served a year in prison, during which time he dictated most of the first volume of Mein Kampf (“My Struggle”) to his deputy. The book was also related to Hitler’s plans for forming German society into one race only.
- The Holocaust was done because of racial difference. The Holocaust was the killing of approximately six million Jews by the Nazi government between 1939 and 1945.
- Hitler made Wernher von Braun a professor shortly thereafter. Eernher von Braun was a German rocket scientist, aerospace engineer, space architect and member of the Nazi party. Wernher is called as “Father of Rocket Science”.
- Hitler did suicide with his wife Eva Braun on April 30, 1945, in his Berlin bunker. It shows his love for his wife. He suicide for self respect because he got his power weak to win World War2.
In 1938, Hitler was named ‘Man of the Year’ by the Time magazine’s.