Adolf Hitler (20 April 1889 – 30 April 1945) was an -born politician and the leader of the
( : (NSDAP); National Socialist German Workers Party). Hitler was from 1933 to 1945 and of (as ) from 1934 to 1945. He was at the centre of the founding of Nazism, the start of , and .
A decorated veteran of , Hitler joined the , precursor of the Nazi Party, in 1919, and became leader of the NSDAP in 1921. In 1923, he attempted a , known as the , in Munich. The failed coup resulted in Hitler's imprisonment, during which time he wrote his memoir, ( ). After his release in 1924, Hitler gained popular support by attacking the and promoting , , and with charismatic oratory and . After his appointment as chancellor in 1933, he transformed the into the , a dictatorship based on the and ideology of . His aim was to establish a of absolute Nazi German in continental Europe.
Hitler's foreign and domestic policies had the goal of seizing ("living space") for the . He directed the rearmament of Germany and the by the in September 1939, resulting in the outbreak of . Under Hitler's rule, in 1941 German forces and their occupied most of Europe and . By 1943, Hitler's military decisions led to escalating defeats. In 1945 the successfully invaded Germany. Hitler's supremacist and policies resulted in the systematic murder of eleven million people, including an estimated six million , and in the deaths of between 50 and 70 million people in World War II.
In the final days of the war, during the in 1945, Hitler married his long-time mistress, . On 30 April 1945, less than two days later, the two to avoid capture by the , and their corpses were burned.
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