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Adolf Hitler was born on April 20 1889 the fourth child of Alois Schickelgruber and Klara Hitler in the Austrian town of Braunau Two of his siblings died from diphtheria when they were children and one died shortly after birth Alois was a customs official illegitimate by birth who was described by his housemaid as a very strict but comfortable man Young Adolf was showered with love and affection by his mother When Adolf was three years old the family moved to Passau along the Inn River on the German side of the border A brother Edmond was born two years later The family moved once more in 1895 to the farm community of Hafeld 30 miles southwest of Linz Another sister Paula was born in 1896 the sixth of the union supplemented by a half brother and half sister from one of his fathers two previous marriages Following another family move Adolf lived for six months across from a large Benedictine monastery The monasterys coat of arms most salient feature was a swastika As a youngster Adolfs dream was to enter the priesthood While there is anecdotal evidence that Adolfs father regularly beat him during his childhood it was not unusual for discipline to be enforced in that way during that period By 1900 Hitlers talents as an artist surfaced He did well enough in school to be eligible for either the university preparatory gymnasium or the technicalscientific Realschule Because the latter had a course in drawing Adolf accepted his fathers decision to enroll him in the Realschule He did not do well there Adolfs father died in 1903 after suffering a pleural hemorrhage Adolf himself suffered from lung infections and he quit school at the age of 16 partially the result of ill health and partially the result of poor school work In 1906 Adolf was permitted to visit Vienna but he was unable to gain admission to a
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