Alois Hitler

Father of Adolf Hitler
Born Jun 7, 1837
Hometown Lower Austria
Died Jan 3, 1903
Death Place Linz
Religion Catholic Church

Alois Hitler was an Austrian civil servant who was the father of Adolf Hitler.

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1837 Birth Born on June 7, 1837.


1860 23 Years Old Alois Schicklgruber made steady progress in the semi-military profession of customs official. The work involved frequent re-assignments and he served in a variety of places across Austria. By 1860, after five years of service, he reached the rank of Finanzwach Oberaufseher (Revenue guard superintendent).
1864 27 Years Old By 1864, after special training and examinations, he had advanced further and was serving in Linz, Austria.


1875 38 Years Old He later became an inspector of customs posted at Braunau am Inn in 1875. … Read More
As a rising young junior customs official, he used his birth name of Schicklgruber, but in mid-1876, 39 years old and well established in his career, he asked permission to use his stepfather's family name. … Read More


1877 40 Years Old The official change, registered at the government office in Mistelbach in 1877 transformed him into "Alois Hitler". … Read More
1880 43 Years Old …  Smith states that Alois had numerous affairs in the 1870s, resulting in his wife initiating legal action; on 7 November 1880 Alois and Anna separated by mutual agreement. … Read More
1882 45 Years Old On 13 January 1882, Matzelsberger gave birth to Hitler's illegitimate son, also named Alois, but since they were not married, the child's last name was Matzelsberger, making him "Alois Matzelsberger".
1883 46 Years Old Hitler kept Matzelsberger as his wife while his lawful wife (Anna) grew sicker and died on 6 April 1883. … Read More
1885 48 Years Old 1 More Event
…  Permission came, and on 7 January 1885 a wedding was held at Hitler's rented rooms on the top floor of the Pommer Inn. … Read More


1889 52 Years Old On April 20, 1889, she gave birth to another son, future Nazi dictator Adolf. … Read More
1892 55 Years Old In 1892, Hitler was transferred from Braunau to Passau. … Read More
1894 57 Years Old In 1894, Hitler was re-assigned to Linz. … Read More
1895 58 Years Old 1 More Event
In February 1895 Hitler purchased a house on a nine acre (36,000 m²) plot in Hafeld near Lambach, approximately southwest of Linz. … Read More


1903 66 Years Old 1 More Event
On the morning of January 3, 1903, Hitler went to the Gasthaus Wiesinger (No.1 Michaelsbergstrasse, Leonding) as usual to drink his morning glass of wine. … Read More
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