Alois Hitler

1837 - 1903

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Alois Hitler (born Alois Schicklgruber; 7 June 1837 – 3 January 1903) was an Austrian civil servant in the customs service, and the father of Adolf Hitler, dictator of Germany from 1933 to 1945. Alois Schicklgruber was born out of wedlock. His mother was Maria Schicklgruber, but his biological father remains unknown. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Alois Hitler has received more than 5,093,047 page views. His biography is available in 51 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 47 in 2019). Alois Hitler is the 3rd most popular public worker, the 41st most popular biography from Austria (up from 49th in 2019) and the most popular Austrian Public Worker.

Alois Hitler was the father of Adolf Hitler. He was born in 1837 and died in 1903. Alois Hitler is most famous for being the father of Adolf Hitler.

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Among public workers, Alois Hitler ranks 3 out of 15Before him are Draco, and Emperor Taishō. After him are Joseph Fouché, Mikhail Kalinin, Gaius Maecenas, Demetrius of Phalerum, Thomas Cromwell, Ali Hassan al-Majid, Robert Walpole, Markus Wolf, and John Stuart, 3rd Earl of Bute.

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Among people born in 1837, Alois Hitler ranks 2Before him is Empress Elisabeth of Austria. After him are Johannes Diderik van der Waals, J. P. Morgan, Grover Cleveland, Fredrik Bajer, Jamāl al-Dīn al-Afghānī, Mily Balakirev, Tokugawa Yoshinobu, Cosima Wagner, Louis IV, Grand Duke of Hesse, and Marie François Sadi Carnot. Among people deceased in 1903, Alois Hitler ranks 6Before him are Paul Gauguin, Pope Leo XIII, Herbert Spencer, Theodor Mommsen, and Camille Pissarro. After him are Robert Gascoyne-Cecil, 3rd Marquess of Salisbury, Sir George Stokes, 1st Baronet, Alexander I of Serbia, Josiah Willard Gibbs, Otto Weininger, and Hugo Wolf.

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In Austria

Among people born in Austria, Alois Hitler ranks 41 out of 1,424Before him are Egon Schiele (1890), Niki Lauda (1949), Konrad Lorenz (1903), Matthias, Holy Roman Emperor (1557), Viktor Frankl (1905), and Maximilian I of Mexico (1832). After him are Wolfgang Pauli (1900), Ferdinand III, Holy Roman Emperor (1608), Lise Meitner (1878), Arnold Schoenberg (1874), Frederick III, Holy Roman Emperor (1415), and Christian Doppler (1803).


Among public workers born in Austria, Alois Hitler ranks 1