hitlerNazi dictator Adolf Hitler is well known for the atrocities he committed on mankind.

Hitler and his regime were responsible for the genocide at nearly 5.5 million Jews and for the killing of nearly 19.3 million civilians and prisoners on war.

On his birthday, we present to you ten rare known facts about the notorious German politician:

1. Hitler employed food tasters
Hitler was a paranoid person who employed food tasters to taste and test his food. After an assassination attempt, he imprisoned her food tasters. (Read Full Story)

2. Hitler loved Disney
Though Disney represents kids films, to Hitler it represented advanced technology. Reports suggest that the dictator used to watch ‘Snow White’ and ‘King Kong’ frequently. (Read Full Story)

3. He practiced for speeches by taking photos of himself
Hitler was so obsessed with his image that he had photographer take photos of him making speeches, so he could see how he looked. (Read Full Story)

4. Hitler was an animal lover
When his Nazi party came into power in January 1933, it passed a comprehensive set of animal protection laws. (Read Full Story)

5. Hitler initiated the first anti-tobacco movement
German doctors became the first to identify the link between smoking and lung cancer. The Nazis launched an anti-tobacco campaign after they came to power. This became the most powerful anti-smoking movement in the world during 1930s. (Read Full Story)

6. Hitler had a nephew who moved to US to fight against him
Hitler’s half-brother Alois Hitler Jr. had a son named William Patrick Hitler, who was born in Liverpool, England. Not appreciating the work given by his powerful uncle, William joined US Navy to fight against him. (Read Full Story)

7. The woman who designed Hitler’s bunker had a grandson who designed Saddam Hussein’s bunker
It was built by Tito’s men in Yugoslavia between 1975 and 1983 and had a special drainage system, such that it never flooded above the floor level. (Read Full Story)

8. He was nominated for Nobel Peace Prize
Though he never received the award, he was nominated for the award by a group of Swedish parliamentarians in 1939. (Read Full Story)

9. He was addicted to chocolates
Hitler was addicted to chocolates and he even tried to kill Winston Churchill with a bomb disguised in dark chocolate. (Read Full Story)

10. Hitler had only one ball
The Nazi leader lost a testicle during the Battle of Somme in 1916. (Read Full Story)