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Alois Hitler
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Alois Hitler Sr. in 1901
Alois Schicklgruber

(1837-06-07)7 June 1837
Died 3 January 1903(1903-01-03) (aged 65)
Resting place Town Cemetery
Occupation Customs officer
  • Anna Glasl-Hörer
    (m. 1873; died 1883)
  • Franziska Matzelsberger
    (m. 1883; died 1884)
  • Klara Pölzl
    (m. 1885)
Children 9, including Alois Jr., Angela, Adolf and Paula

Alois Hitler (born Alois Schicklgruber, 7 June 1837 – 3 January 1903) was the father of Adolf Hitler. He was born in Waldviertel. His third marriage, from 1883 until his death, was to Adolf's mother, Klara who was also his niece. He was an Austrian customs official.

Personal life

He retired to a farm in 1895 and he was a beekeeper which means that he collected bees so that they could produce honey. He died of a stroke in Linz aged 65. He changed his name from Alois Schicklgruber to Alois Hitler.

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