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Hitler, Adolf (1889–1945)

Adolf Hitler was chancellor of Germany from January 30, 1933, to April 30, 1945, and the Führer (leader) of the NSDAP (German National Socialist Party) and the German people. Hitler was not only one of the most notorious dictators of the 20th century, on whose command millions of people were killed, but he saw himself as a propaganda genius. And in fact, the rise to power of the Nazi Party cannot be understood without taking into account the propaganda successes of the Nazi propaganda conception, which rested largely on Hitler's person and charisma.

Hitler was born to a petit-bourgeois family on April 20, 1889, in Braunau am Inn, Austria, and moved as a young man to Vienna, where he lived from 1909 in a shelter ...

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