Aus den Gemeinden von Burgenland: Revisiting the question of Adolf Hitler’s paternal grandfather

@article{Sax2019AusDG,
  title={Aus den Gemeinden von Burgenland: Revisiting the question of Adolf Hitler’s paternal grandfather},
  author={Leonard Sax},
  journal={Journal of European Studies},
  year={2019},
  volume={49},
  pages={143 - 162}
}
  • L. Sax
  • Published 2 May 2019
  • History
  • Journal of European Studies
Hans Frank was Adolf Hitler’s personal attorney. In Frank’s memoir, published seven years after his execution in 1946 at the International Military Tribunal at Nuremberg, Frank claimed to have uncovered evidence in 1930 that Hitler’s paternal grandfather was a Jewish man living in Graz, Austria, in the household where Hitler’s grandmother was employed. Contemporary historians have largely dismissed Frank’s claim, primarily on the grounds that there were purportedly no Jews living in Graz in…