Why Austria Wants To Own Adolf Hitler's Birth Home
The Austrian government might enact a new law so it can own Adolf Hitler's birth home after a legal tug of war with the current owner.By Melissa Prax | April 9, 2016
Adolf Hitler's birth home in Austria might become government property if new legislation passes.
One of the main motivators is to stop neo-Nazi interests, like Hitler supporters turning the building into a shrine.
Hitler was born in one of the building's apartments in 1889, but his family only lived there a few weeks.