A Short History on Adolf Hitler Adolf Hitler, the name conjures up feelings of hatred and anger for some. For some the name represents power and might. Yet for others, gross wickedness and tyranny comes to mind. Adolf Hitler was renowned for his hatred towards the Jews which led him to the genocide of over six million Jewish people. Born in Austria, Germany Adolf Hitler soon became the most revered leader of all time. A cursory look at his life and leadership is documented in the pages of this book. The most nefarious dictator of all times, Adolf Hitler was a politician and the leader of Nazi Germany.