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 3,800,460 page views. His biography is available in 46 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 43 in 2019). Alois Hitler is the 2nd most popular public worker, the 62nd most popular biography from Austria (down from 56th 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 2 out of 15Before him are Draco. After him are Emperor Taishō, Joseph Fouché, Mikhail Kalinin, Gaius Maecenas, Robert Walpole, Demetrius of Phalerum, François Guizot, Thomas Cromwell, Ali Hassan al-Majid, and Markus Wolf.

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Among people born in 1837, Alois Hitler ranks 3Before him are Empress Elisabeth of Austria and Johannes Diderik van der Waals. After him are Mily Balakirev, Grover Cleveland, J. P. Morgan, Jamāl al-Dīn al-Afghānī, Marie François Sadi Carnot, Cosima Wagner, Adam Opel, Fredrik Bajer, and Tokugawa Yoshinobu. Among people deceased in 1903, Alois Hitler ranks 6Before him are Paul Gauguin, Pope Leo XIII, Herbert Spencer, 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 62 out of 1,075Before him are Ludwig Boltzmann (1844), Ernst Kaltenbrunner (1903), Otto von Habsburg (1912), Martin Buber (1878), Anton Webern (1883), and Christian Doppler (1803). After him are Hedy Lamarr (1914), Robert Musil (1880), Maximilian II, Holy Roman Emperor (1527), Alban Berg (1885), Billy Wilder (1906), and Kurt Waldheim (1918).


Among public workers born in Austria, Alois Hitler ranks 1