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Eva Braun
Eva Anna Paula Braun
BirthplaceMunich, Bavaria, German Empire
Photographer; office and lab assistant at photography studio of Heinrich Hoffmann
Known for Partner and wife of Adolf Hitler

Braun, Eva

(ā`vä broun), 1912–45, mistress and later wife of the German dictator Adolf HitlerHitler, Adolf
, 1889–1945, founder and leader of National Socialism (Nazism), and German dictator, b. Braunau in Upper Austria. Early Life

The son of Alois Hitler (1837–1903), an Austrian customs official, Adolf Hitler dropped out of high school, and
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. She was a shop assistant to a Nazi photographer, through whom she met Hitler. She entered his household in 1936, although their relationship was kept secret. She had no influence on the government. Hitler married her in the last days of his life, and she joined him in suicide.


See biography by H. B. Görtemaker (2011).

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