Hit·ler (hĭtʹlər), Adolf. Known as “Der Führer.” 1889-1945.
Austrian-born founder of the German Nazi Party and chancellor of the Third Reich (1933-1945). His fascist philosophy, embodied in Mein Kampf (1925-1927), attracted widespread support, and after 1934 he ruled as an absolute dictator. Hitler's pursuit of aggressive nationalist policies resulted in the invasion of Poland (1939) and the subsequent outbreak of World War II. His regime was infamous for the extermination of millions of people, especially European Jews. He committed suicide when the collapse of the Third Reich was imminent (1945).
  Hit·lerʹi·an (hĭt-lîrʹē-ən) adj.

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  • Führer und Reichskanzler — Porträt Hitlers, 1937 Adolf Hitler (* 20. April 1889 in Braunau am Inn, Österreich Ungarn; † 30. April 1945 in Berlin) war ein deutscher Politiker und Diktator österreichischer Herkunft. Er war ab 1921 Parteichef der …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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