Life Growing Up
Adolf Hitler was born on April 20, 1889 in Austria. He had 5 siblings growing up and he was the forth born, or the second youngest. His parents were Alois Hitler and Klara Polzl. When he was just three years old, his family moved to Germany, were he then grew up. While growing up, he and his father had many disagreements. For example, his father did not approve of his liking of the fine arts. He thought that business was more important. This is what made him so defensive and gave him such a strong opinion, that he defended. Another thing that affected him from his youth was that he had an early interest in German nationalism. He disagreed with the Austria and Hungary authority. He always had a strong opinion and defended that opinion, from the early years. Then in 1914, when World War I broke out, he applied for the German army. He then got accepted and at the age of 25 he began fighting. He worked his way up the line of importance in the war, being admired for his bravery, until he was well known and would be popular enough to get a government job. This then started him off for a career in government.