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Adolf Hitler

1889 - 1945

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Adolf Hitler (20 April 1889 – 30 April 1945) was an Austrian-born German politician who was the dictator of Germany from 1933 until his suicide in 1945. He rose to power as the leader of the Nazi Party, becoming the chancellor in 1933 and then taking the title of Führer und Reichskanzler in 1934. During his dictatorship, he initiated World War II in Europe by invading Poland on 1 September 1939. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Adolf Hitler has received more than 81,339,316 page views. His biography is available in 219 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 216 in 2019). Adolf Hitler is the 2nd most popular politician (up from 3rd in 2019), the most popular biography from Austria (up from 2nd in 2019) and the most popular Austrian Politician.

Adolf Hitler was a German politician who was the leader of the Nazi Party and dictator of Nazi Germany from 1933 to 1945. He initiated World War II in Europe with the invasion of Poland in September 1939, and was a central figure of the Holocaust.

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Among politicians, Adolf Hitler ranks 2 out of 15,577Before him are Napoleon. After him are Julius Caesar, Louis XIV of France, Joseph Stalin, Cleopatra, Vladimir Lenin, Thomas Jefferson, Augustus, Charlemagne, Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, and Vladimir Putin.

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Among people born in 1889, Adolf Hitler ranks 1After him are Charlie Chaplin, Martin Heidegger, Ludwig Wittgenstein, Jawaharlal Nehru, António de Oliveira Salazar, Jean Cocteau, Edwin Hubble, Anna Akhmatova, Arnold J. Toynbee, Ante Pavelić, and Vaslav Nijinsky. Among people deceased in 1945, Adolf Hitler ranks 1After him are Benito Mussolini, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Anne Frank, Heinrich Himmler, Eva Braun, Joseph Goebbels, Martin Bormann, Béla Bartók, Thomas Hunt Morgan, Fedor von Bock, and Walter Model.

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In Austria

Among people born in Austria, Adolf Hitler ranks 1 out of 1,237After him are Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756), Franz Kafka (1883), Franz Schubert (1797), Joseph Haydn (1732), Marie Antoinette (1755), Franz Joseph I of Austria (1830), Maria Theresa (1717), Franz Liszt (1811), Gustav Klimt (1862), Ludwig Wittgenstein (1889), and Arnold Schwarzenegger (1947).

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