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ADOLF HITLER

(1889 – 1945)

By
Sudoman

The Singular And Incalculable Power Of


Personality In History
CONTENTS
 ChildHood And Heritage
 Hitler In World War 1
 Entry In To Politics
 Mein Campf
 Rise to Power
 Appointed As Chancellor
 How Hitler Turned The Chancellorship
to Dictatorship
 The Reichstag Fire
 The Enabling Act
 Hindenburgs Death And Oath Of
Loyality To Hitler
 Hitler In World War 2
 Path to defeat And Death
 References
CHILDHOOD AND
HERITAGE
• Born in Austria in 1889,
April 20
• His father, Alois Hitler,
Hitler
(1837–1903,
a customs official
• His mother, Klara (1860–
1907)
• Poor student
• Moves to Vienna to be an
artist (1907)
• Failed to gain
admission
to art school
HITLER IN WORLD WAR 1
 Volunteered to join
German Army
 He was decorated for
bravery and nearly lost his
life on more than one
occasion
 Was devastated by
Germany’s defeat;
Blamed socialists and
Jews for this loss.
ENTRY IN TO POLITICS
• Appointed as a police
spy to infiltrate German
Workers Party.
• Got invitation to join in
the party
• Oratory , Elected as
chairman of the party
• Hitler was arrested and
sentenced to prison for
five years in Landsburg
MEIN KAMPF

 “Mein Kampf ” written by Hitler


is translated to “My Struggle”, and
was originally called “Four years
of Struggle against lies, stupidity,
and cowardice.” It outlined his
political philosophy that Germans
(Aryans) were superior to all other
races
MEIN KAMPF
• Every manifestation of
human culture, every
product of art, science and
technical skill, which we see
before our eyes today, is
almost exclusively the
product of Aryan creative
power
• Hitler also alleged that Jews
were responsible for losing
WWI.
• He believed that Jews were
involved with Communists
in conspiracy to take over
the world.
RISE TO POWER
 Great depression
 The rise in unemploymen t
 Run against Hinden Burg, the
aging president
 “Hitler Over Germany”
 Established as a realistic
alternative
How did Hitler turn the Chancellorship
into a dictatorship by 1934?
HITLER THE THE
BECAME REICHSTAG ENABLING
CHANCEL- FIRE ACT
LOR

DEATH OF
OATH OF
LOYALTY PRESIDENT
TO HINDEN
HITLER BURG
APPOINTED AS CHANCELLOR
• Elections were called on
july,1932
• Nazis achieved their
biggest success, 230
seats
• Hitler demanded for
chancellorship
• The president
reluctantly appointed
Hitler as chancellor
THE REICHSTAG FIRE
• Hitler persuaded
president to dissolve the
Reichstag
• Elections were
announced,1933
• Reichstag building set
to fire and reichstag fire
decree is raised
• Reichstag decree
suppressed the basic
rights
THE ENABLING ACT
 Hitler confronted to pass
“Enabling Act” which
vested the cabinet
legislative powers for a March 1933
period of four years
 Centre Party supported HITLER CAN
this act in Reichstag RULE ALONE
 Hitlers government FOR FOUR
become supreme power YEARS. THERE
IS NO NEED TO
CONSULT THE
REICHSTAG.
HINDENBURGS DEATH AND
OATH OF LOYALITY TO HITLER
• HINDENBURG DIED ON
2nd AUGUST,1934
• PRESIDENCY DORMANT
law was passed by the
cabinet
• Hitler was addressed as
DERFUHRER
• Hitler took over the post of
commander-in-chief
• The soldiers took an oath
that thery are liable not to
the state or constitution but
to Hitler only
Every soldier swore a
personal oath of loyalty to
ADOLF HITLER.
WORLD WAR-2 AND EARLY
TRIUMPHS OF HITLER
 The Global Economic
Deppression affected
almost all countries
 Hitler exploited this
situation
 Britain and France tried to
appease with him
 Hitler attacked countries
like Poland, Denmark,
Norway,Belgium and
Netherlands
PATH TO DEFEAT
• Hitler attacked soviet union
• German airforce started
bombing in Britain heavily
• Hitler declared war against
U.S
• The three allied countries
turned against germany
• Germany’s military and
economic position
deteriorated
• Hitler realized his failure
• On 30th april ,1945 Hitler
committed suicide
THE END OF GREAT DICTATOR
REFERENCES

• www.wikipedia.com
• www.thehistoryplace.com