Eva Braun

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Eva Braun (ā´vä broun), 1912–45, mistress and later wife of the German dictator Adolf Hitler. She was a shop assistant to a Nazi photographer, through whom she met Hitler. She entered his household in 1936, although their relationship was kept secret. She had no influence on the government. Hitler married her in the last days of his life, and she joined him in suicide.

See biography by H. B. Görtemaker (2011).

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Braun, Eva (1912–45) Mistress of Adolf Hitler. She met Hitler in the early 1930s, and they lived together for the rest of their lives. On April 29, 1945, Braun and Hitler married in Berlin. The next day, the couple committed suicide.