How long was Hitler a dictator?
Hitler officially came to power on January 30, 1933; however, he still had to deal with other politicians, so he wasn't fully dictator yet. It took over a year to complete the transition, which ended on August 2, 1934 when President Hindenburg died. He remained absolute dictator for the rest of his life, which ended when he committed suicide on April 30, 1945.
So, the time from August 2, 1934 to April 30, 1945 is roughly 11 years, 8 months and 28 days, without factoring in oddball stuff like leap years.
Hitler as a dictator He was an evil dictator who started the bloodiest war in history and killed 6 million Jewish people (Holocaust). He was successful at being a brutal dictator who took advantage of the downfall of a country and manipulated its people. He used scapegoating tactics to turn his people against the minorities living amongst them. In addition, he managed to take over a good part of Europe. Sure, he was a successful…