Facts About Adolf Hitler You Probably Don’t Know!
Adolf Hitler is known as the Nazi tyrant that brought the world to the brink of destruction. While numerous books have been written about the Nazi leader, many people still don’t know these facts about Hitler.Hitler was not his family’s original name. His father Alois Schicklgruber changed the family name to Hitler in 1877. It is the one thing Adolf appreciated that his father did.
There are many facts about Adolf Hitler you probably don’t know. Here are a few of them:
1.Hitler wanted to be a priest when he was a child.! Who knew that once priest-to-be would become the savage to torment the world with his brutish ways.
2.Hitler’s first crush was a Jewish girl, although he never had the courage to tell her.
3.Hitler had a nephew by the name of William Patrick Hitler who joined the U.S. Navy and fought against him.
4.Hitler planned to kill all residents in Moscow and replace it with a lake.
5.The woman who designed Hitler’s bunker had a grandson who went on to design Saddam Hussein’s.
6.Hitler lost one of his testicles during the First World War.
7.Hitler adopted a vegetarian diet and stood against animal cruelty.
8.In 1939, Hitler was nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize.
9.Adolf Hitler had 42 known assassination attempts on his life.
10.Hitler was obsessed with his niece, Geli Raubal. He was the reason she committed suicide in 1931.
11.Hitler almost died twice before becoming the Fuhrer. He almost drowned at the age of four but was rescued by a priest and then almost died on the battlefield during World War I.
12.Hitler was an insomniac. He would work until 4 or 5 am and go to sleep after having a maid check his bed first. He would typically get up around 11 am. Many experts believe Hitler had Parkison’s Disease which can cause insomnia.