Adolf Hitler

Articles on Adolph HItler’s ideology, religious beliefs, and principle life events made him the most notorious figure of the 20th century


Adolph Hitler: His Life, Ideology, Rise, and Downfall

Adolph Hitler: His Life, Ideology, Rise, and Downfall

Adolph Hitler, German politician, leader of the Nazi Party, and by near-universal accounts the most monstrous and terrifying leader in the twentieth century, led his nation into a disastrous war and triggered the extermination of millions of his own citizens due to...
What Did Hitler Believe In?

What Did Hitler Believe In?

The following article regarding the question of what did Hitler believe in is an excerpt from Richard Weikart’s book Hitler’s Religion: The Twisted Beliefs that Drove the Third Reich. It is available to order now at Amazon and Barnes & Noble. The...
Hitler’s Religion: Christianity, Atheism, Pantheism?

Hitler’s Religion: Christianity, Atheism, Pantheism?

The following article is an excerpt from Richard Weikart’s book Hitler’s Religion: The Twisted Beliefs that Drove the Third Reich. It is available to order now at Amazon and Barnes & Noble. In mid-January of 1940, Hitler was discussing with his...
Was Hitler a Christian? — A Look at the Sources

Was Hitler a Christian? — A Look at the Sources

The following article on “Was Hitler a Christian” is an excerpt from Richard Weikart’s book Hitler’s Religion: The Twisted Beliefs that Drove the Third Reich. It is available to order now at Amazon and Barnes & Noble.  Was Hitler a...
The Enabling Act: Hitler Seizes Absolute Power

The Enabling Act: Hitler Seizes Absolute Power

The following article on the Enabling Act of 1933 is an excerpt from Richard Weikart’s book Hitler’s Religion: The Twisted Beliefs that Drove the Third Reich. It is available to order now at Amazon and Barnes & Noble.  Hitler consolidates power with...
Hitler’s Views on Eugenics and Aryan Supremacism

Hitler’s Views on Eugenics and Aryan Supremacism

The following article on Nazi eugenics is an excerpt from Richard Weikart’s book Hitler’s Religion: The Twisted Beliefs that Drove the Third Reich. It is available to order now at Amazon and Barnes & Noble.  The origins of eugenics beliefs...

Why Did Hitler Hate Jews?

Audio of this blog post “Why Did Hitler Hate Jews?” Looking at the horrible way Jews were treated during the Holocaust, Hitler’s hate for them must have been really extreme and apparently there were enough Germans supporting his notion that Jews needed to...

What Is Mein Kampf?

Mein Kampf, which means “My Struggle” or “My Fight” is Hitler’s autobiography in which he outlines his ideology and political plans for Germany. After the failure that was the Beer Hall Putch in which Hitler and a group of men tried to overthrow the Bavarian...

Why Did Hitler Kill Himself?

On 30 April 1945, Adolf Hitler committed suicide along with his wife, Eva in his bunker in Berlin. According to testimonies, both swallowed cyanide pills and he shot himself in the head for good measure. Their remains were  burnt in the Reich Chancellery garden...

What Does Fuhrer Mean?

Before Hitler claimed it as his personal title, Führer simply meant “leader” or “guide” in German. It was also used as a military title for commanders who lacked the qualifications to hold permanent command. Since its connotation to Nazi...
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