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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 3,981,386 page views. His biography is available in 47 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 46 in 2019). Alois Hitler is the 3rd most popular public worker (down from 2nd in 2019), the 49th most popular biography from Austria (up from 62nd 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, Thomas Cromwell, Robert Walpole, Demetrius of Phalerum, François Guizot, Ali Hassan al-Majid, and Markus Wolf.

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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, Grover Cleveland, J. P. Morgan, Mily Balakirev, Jamāl al-Dīn al-Afghānī, Fredrik Bajer, Cosima Wagner, Adam Opel, Marie François Sadi Carnot, and Tokugawa Yoshinobu. Among people deceased in 1903, Alois Hitler ranks 6Before him are Paul Gauguin, Herbert Spencer, Pope Leo XIII, Camille Pissarro, and Theodor Mommsen. 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 49 out of 1,237Before him are Ferdinand III, Holy Roman Emperor (1608), Joseph I, Holy Roman Emperor (1678), Frederick III, Holy Roman Emperor (1415), Lise Meitner (1878), Otto von Habsburg (1912), and Klara Hitler (1860). After him are Hedy Lamarr (1914), Otto Skorzeny (1908), Kurt Gödel (1906), Wolfgang Pauli (1900), Archduke Franz Karl of Austria (1802), and Ludwig Boltzmann (1844).


Among public workers born in Austria, Alois Hitler ranks 1