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Adolf Hitler and Eva Braun Timeline and Marriage Profile

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Timeline of Adolf Hitler and Eva Braun Relationship and Marriage
Adolf Hitler and Eva Braun in 1940

German Nazi dictator Adolf Hitler with his mistress Eva Braun at Hitler's Berchtesgaden retreat circa 1940. The photograph was found among Braun's personal belongings.

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Timeline

1889: Adolf Hitler born on April 20, 1889.

1912: Eva Braun born on February 6, 1912.

1929: Eva met Hitler in Munich.

1931: Geli Raubal, Hitler's young half-niece and rumored lover, committed suicide on September 18, 1931.

1931: Hitler and Eva recognized as a couple.

1932: Eva shot herself in the neck in August 1932.

1933: Hitler appointed chancellor of Germany on January 30, 1933.

1934: Hitler gained power in Germany as president and Fuhrer.

1935: Eva took an overdose of sleeping pills in May 1935.

1936: Eva moved to Hitler's Berghof chalet in the Alps.

1939: World War II began.

1945: On April 15, 1945 Eva left Munich and went to the Reich Chancellery in Berlin.

1945: Adolf Hitler and Eva Braun were married on April 29, 1945.

1945: Eva Braun and Adolf Hitler committed suicide on April 30, 1945.

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