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Hitler becomes Weimar Chancellor: Adolf Hitler's becoming head of government in 1933, and the consolidation of Nazi power until the beginning of wartime footing in 1938
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- Germany : Federal republic in central Europe (population c. 82.4 million; capital Berlin), with the North Sea, Denmark and the Baltic Sea to the north; Poland and the Czech Republic to the east; Switzerland and Austria to the south; and France, Luxembourg, Belgium and the Netherlands to the west; founding member of the European Union.
- Adolf Hitler : (1889–1945) Politician in Germany; became 1921 Nazi Party leader, 1933 Reichskanzler (Chancellor), then 1934 as der Führer dictator before and during World War II.
- Weimar Republic : Post-First World War democracy government in Germany, created in 1918 and ending in 1933 when the new Weimar Chancellor, Adolf Hitler, took control through parliamentary maneuver and became dictator
- Chancellor of Germany : Add brief definition or description
- Heinrich Bruening : (1885-1970) Chancellor of Germany (Zentrum) (1930-1932) during the Weimar Republic; known as the "hunger chancellor" in dealing with economic crises
- Joseph Goebbels : German propaganda minister under Adolf Hitler; Gauleiter of Berlin (1929 - 1945)
- Alfred Hugenberg : (1865–1951) German publisher, financier and right-wing politician who co-founded the DNVP, help fund the early Nazis, went into coalition with them, but lost his power and publishing empire when they took control
- Paul von Hindenburg : (1847-1934) German Field Marshal in WWI, Chief of Staff and then Chief of the Army with Erich Ludendorff as principal deputy; told Wilhelm II he had to abdicate; President of Germany 1925-1934, replaced by Adolf Hitler only after death due to his popularity
- Otto Meissner : (1880-1953) Head of the Office of the President in the Weimar Republic, then a Minister without Portfolio when Adolf Hitler combined the President and Chancellor into the Fuehrer
- Franz von Papen : (1879 - 1969) Ex-Reichswehr, Catholic Center Party, Herrenklub, Chancellor (1932-33), Vice Chancellor; under house arrest during Night of the Long Knives; Ambassador to Austria before Anschluss; acquitted of war crimes in Nuremberg Trials
- Ernst Roehm : (1887-1934) Career military officer; early Nazi and closest friend of Adolf Hitler, and the operational leader, in the 1930s, of the Sturmabteilung ("Storm Troops"; “Brownshirts”, SA); revolutionary who emphasized socialism in National Socialism; purged and killed 1934, as part of the Night of the Long Knives
- Kurt von Schleicher : (1881-1934) WW1 Staff Officer, Reichswehr general, Chancellor of Germany (1932-33); killed, with his wife, during Night of the Long Knives Purge
- Gregor Strasser : (1892-1934), elder brother of Otto Strasser; leftist National Socialist, head of 1925 Political Organization) then rival of Adolf Hitler; WW1 officer, Gauleiter of Niederbayern-Oberpfalz (1925-1929), Reichsorganisationsleiter (1929-1932); killed during Night of the Long Knives
- Historiography of Hitler : The approaches taken by historians and groups of historians in analyzing the life of Adolf Hitler
- Hitler and his youth : Ancestry, boyhood and adolescence of Adolf Hitler
- Hitler in Vienna : Adolf Hitler's formative years, between 1907 and 1913, in Vienna, Austria
- Hitler as soldier : Adolf Hitler's military service in World War I, and his postwar work for the Army that led him to the predecessors of the Nazi Party
- Hitler and his personal life : Adult friendships, possible sexuality and spirituality of Adolf Hitler
- Political beginnings of Hitler : Adolf Hitler's 1919 entry into politics, his developing the Nazi Party and taking into government, and his negotiations before becoming Weimar Chancellor
- Hitler as military leader : Background for, and direct decisions of, Adolf Hitler in military matters, 1938-1945