Hitler is perhaps one of the evilest men to have ever existed. He was a politician who was born in Austria and ended up becoming the supreme leader of the Nazis. Sure, we may all be joking about grammar Nazis today, but back then such a term induced fear and discrimination.

Perhaps one of the most frightening things about Adolf Hitler is that while he is now known as a clearly evil person, he was also charismatic. Because of his appeal, a lot of people supported his deadly vision, leading to the persecution and suffering of millions of people during the Holocaust. But there are a lot of things that are still unknown about Adolf Hitler. "How fortunate for governments that the people they administer don't think." There have been many such shocking words by him that have incited anger among the people.
So, here are 7 shocking facts about the Nazi dictator. Check them out!



1. Adolf Hitler stayed in his homeless shelter.



Before he became an evil dictator, Adolf Hitler was an aspiring artist who sadly did not get much attention for his works of art. When he did not have enough money, he decided to stay in Vienna's shelters for the homeless.

2. He had a different name before.



Before he was called Adolf Hitler, he was first named Adol Shicklgruber. It was his parent named Alois who decided to switch from Schicklgruber to Hitler to establish legitimacy.

3. Hitler was a Nazi spy.



Before Adolf Hitler became ruler of the Nazi Party, the dictator actually spied on the group. Thus, he was actually an intelligence agent that initially aimed to discover the plans of the German Worker's Party, which eventually became the Nazi party.



4. Martin Luther was one of the Hitler's greatest influences.



This might seem odd, but Adolf Hitler took inspiration from Protestant Reformation leader, Martin Luther. Martin Luther was a friar who showed distaste over the Catholic church, similar to how Hitler was raised Catholic but eventually hated Christianity.

5. Hitler had no formal nationality for seven years.



Adolf Hitler had always wanted to be a part of the imperialist nation of Germany. He was also not impressed with the Austro-Hungarian Empire of Habsburg. Thus, he actually and legitimately decided to renounce his citizenship as an Austrian. Technically, he was nationless for several years until he gained citizenship again by February 1932.



6. Adolf loved whistling a specific tune.



Adolf Hitler might be an evil person, but he also had ways to have fun. In fact, he liked to do whistle "When You Wish Upon A Star" and even "Who's Afraid of the Big Bad Wolf?".

7. Hitler hired women to give birth to babies for him.



During the 1930s in Nazi Germany, a secret plan was implemented which aimed to give birth to 'Aryan Master Race' of blue-eyed, blonde-haired children.

8. He temporarily lost his eyesight.


Due to a mustard gas hitting his camp back when he was a messenger during the first World War, Adolf Hitler, temporarily lost his vision. He was then taken to a hospital, and he successfully recovered.

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