Hitler's birth House is demolished

Adolf Hitler's birthplace in Braunau am Inn falls victim to the demolition.

The Austrian Minister of the Interior Wolfgang Sobotka will find that there are at most an explanatory sign on the new building may come, no more. Sobotka is following the advice of a Commission. On the site of the old building or a social institution or a municipal organization. This is every memory of the dictator. Hitler was born on 20 april 1889 in the old building. He died in his bunker in Berlin on 30 april 1945.

For years it was the House subject of fight between supporters and opponents of demolition. Many neo-Nazis came to Braunau to join the House to be photographed. The Austrian authorities wanted of those ' pilgrims ' long.

The young Hitler spent his first year in the House. It stands empty for several years now. The last word is formally to the Parliament in Vienna, which must agree with intention.

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