Adolf Hitler 's Biography : Early Childhood Through Adolescence

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Adolf Hitler’s Biography

Early childhood through adolescence
Adolf Hitler was born April 20, 1889, In Braunau am inn, Austria, the largest town in the upper Austrian Innviertel region. Adolf was the fourth child of six to Alois Hitler and Klara Pölzl. (Rise of Hitler: Adolf Hitler Is Born). At the age of 3 his family moved to Passau, Germany, there he acquired the distinctive lower Bavarian dialect, rather than Austrian German, which marked his speech throughout his life. In 1894 Adolf’s family moved back to Austria and settled in Leonding where he attended his studies in Volksschule, a primary school in nearby Fischlham. The discipline of his new school caused Adolf to start acting out and add to the father-son conflict that had already existed. in 1897 the Hitler family moved to Lambach, by this time Adolf was eight and took singing lessons, sang in the church choir and even considered becoming a priest but that changed when the family returned once again and finally decided to stay in Leonding. (Adolf Hitler: Early Years)

In 1900 the death of Edmund Hitler, the youngest sibling, Hitler was deeply affected, and his personality changed from confident, outgoing, conscientious student to a detached and sullen boy who fought constantly with his father and teachers. Alois Hitler, his father, had a successful career in the customs bureau and wanted his son to take up in his footsteps so he put Adolf in Realschule, a secondary school in Linz, in September of 1900, but Adolf…

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