1912 - Eva Braun, born on the 6th of February in Munich, Germany. She was the longtime companion of Adolf Hitler and briefly his wife.
1929 - She first met Adolf Hitler in through a photographer and mutual friend. She adored him almost immediately.
- She and Hitler were lovers and they lived together in his flat in Munich, despite her father’s opposition, who disliked Hitler as a person, as well as his political beliefs.
1932 - She tried to kill herself. Hitler responded by buying her a villa and providing her with luxuries.
1935 - She made another suicide attempt.
1936 - She moved to Hitler’s country retreat at Berchtesgaden. She led a reclusive life most of the time, except when Hitler and his entourage came to stay.
1945 - With the Russians closing in on Berlin, she moved to the Berlin bunker to be with Hitler.
- On the 30th April, she and Hitler were finally married, before both committing suicide. Hitler left orders for both bodies to be cremated in the Reich Chancellery garden.
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