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Alois Hitler

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Alois Hitler
Born8 June 1837
Dollersheim, Zwettl Bezirk, Lower Austria (Niederösterreich), Austria
Died3 January 1903 (aged 65)
Leonding, Linz-Land Bezirk, Upper Austria (Oberösterreich), Austria

Alois Hitler (born Alois Schicklgruber,[1] 7 June 1837 – 3 January 1903) was the father of Adolf Hitler.[1] He was born in Waldviertel. His third marriage, from 1883 until his death, was to Adolf's mother, Klara who was also his niece. He was an Austrian customs official.

Personal life[change | change source]

He retired to a farm in 1895 and he was a beekeeper which means that he collected bees so that they could produce honey. He died of a stroke in Linz aged 65. He changed his name from Alois Schicklgruber to Alois Hitler.

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Adolf Hitler". Encyclopædia Britannica Online. Retrieved 27 February 2011.