Adolf Hitler was undoubtedly one of the most controversial people in history. He rose to power to become dictator of Germany, serving as Chancellor from 1933 and Führer from 1934. He was known for his cruelty and brutal handling of masses. Read on for some surprising facts about Adolf Hitler.
1. He only had one testicle
Indeed, Hitler lost a testicle during the first world war in the Battle of Somme in 1916 after a grenade burst. This event was reported by the doctor who treated him, Johan Jambor
2. He shot himself a day after he got married
He had a relationship with Eva Braun for many years, but never married her for the fear of affecting his reputation. He decided to marry when Germany was almost defeated. The suicide of him and his wife was planned. In the ceremony he locked himself in a room with Eva Braun, where he shot himself while Eva took a cyanide capsule.
3. Not a Germany born
Even though he became the most ruthless defender of the expansion of Germany, he wasn’t actually born in Germany. He was born in Braunau am Inn, Austria , on April 20, 1889. He achieved German citizenship in 1932.
4. He really respected women
Hitler was always sensitive towards women in his life. He respected feminity and provided for education and respect in society for them.
Cruel but vegetarian
It was recently discovered that Hitler was suffering from severe stomach disorders that were the source of very frequent flatulence. Right from his childhood, he had digestion problems as well as excessive sweating disorders, which was why he he was always a vegetarian.
World War I left him temporarily blind
Hitler was wounded twice during the First World War. The first was a grenade attack that cost him his testicle, the second was a gas attack that left him temporarily blind.
Cigarettes were forbidden in his presence
He considered smoking a cigarette a “decadent act”. Although he was a smoker as a young man.
Nobody was allowed to see him naked
He allowed nobody to see him naked, not even the doctors. We don’t know whether Eva Braun was allowed or not.