(April 20, 1889 - April 30, 1945)
April 20, 1889 Hitler was born in Braunau am Inn, Austria
Parents were Alois (1837-1903) and Klara (1860-1908) Hitler
Only one sibling survived childhood, Paula (1896-1960). Four siblings died in childhood: Gustav (1885-1887), Ida (1886-1888), Otto (1887), Edmund (1894-1900).
One step-brother, Alois (b. 1882) and one step-sister, Angela (1883-1949) both from father's previous marriage.
Known as "Adi" in youth
June 25, 1895 Hitler's father (Alois) retired
February 1900 brother (Edmund) died
September 1900 to 1904 student at the Linz Realschule
January 3, 1903 father died
September 14, 1903 half-sister (Angela) married Leo Raubal
1904 to 1905 student at the Steyr Realschule
October 1907 took entrance exam for Vienna Academy of Fine Arts (rejected)
October 1908 applied to the Vienna Academy of Fine Arts for the second time (not even admitted to test)
December 21, 1908 Hitler's mother (Klara) dies of breast cancer
1909 lives in Vienna at flophouses and hostels for four years
May 1913 leaves Vienna and moves to Munich, Germany
World War I
August 3, 1914 petitioned King Ludwig III of Bavaria for permission to join in a Bavarian regiment (granted)
December 1914 awarded the Iron Cross, Second Class
October 7, 1916 wounded in combat (grenade splinter in leg)
August 4, 1918 awarded the Iron Cross, First Class
October 13, 1918 temporary blindness caused by gas attack
While at the hospital recuperating his eyes, he heard the news about the end of the First World War.
End of WWI to 1933
Became a Bildungsoffizier (educational officer) for the German Army
September 1919 ordered to investigate the German Workers' Party (Deutscher Arbeiterpartei)
February 24, 1920 announced the Twenty-Five Points program
November 9, 1923 the Beer Hall Putsch (unsuccessful)
February 26, 1924 the beginning of the treason...