Adolf Hitler’s Rise to Power: 1919-1934 Timeline

It is one of history’s most troubling questions – how did Adolf Hitler manage to gain power and popularity in Germany?

Looking at the narrative demonstrates the massive strains on German society in the interwar period, and how this facilitated the success of extreme politics. Hitler’s ┬ábrand of confident, assertive politics resonated with a disillusioned public.

Alex Browne studied History at Kings College London and is an Assistant Editor at Made From History. He specializes in post-war history in the USA and Central America.