Adolf Hitler
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"Adolf Hitler" was an Austria-Hungary/Austrian-born Germans/German politician who was the leader of the Nazi Party ( (NSDAP); National Socialist German Workers Party). He was Chancellor of Germany#Chancellor of the Third Reich (1933–1945)/chancellor of Germany from 1933 to 1945 and dictator of Nazi Germany (as Führer/Führer und Reichskanzler) from 1934 to 1945. Hitler was at the centre of Nazi Germany, European theatre of World War II/World War II in Europe, and the Holocaust.

Military career of Adolf Hitler/Hitler was a decorated veteran of World War I. He joined the German Workers' Party (precursor of the NSDAP) in 1919, and became leader of the NSDAP in 1921. In 1923, he attempted Beer Hall Putsch/a coup in Munich to seize power. The failed coup resulted in Hitler's imprisonment, during which time he wrote his memoir, Mein Kampf (My Struggle). After his release in 1924, Hitler gained popular support by attacking the Treaty of Versailles and promoting Pan-Germanism, antisemitism, and anti-communism with charismatic oratory and Nazi propaganda. Hitler frequently denounced international capitalism and communism as being part of a Jewish conspiracy.

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