• Born date: 1884-06-13
  • Born in: GerMany
  • Death date: 1942-02-24
  • Death in: Nazi Germany
Anton Drexler

Anton Drexler (13 June 1884 – 24 February 1942) was a German far-right political leader of the 1920s who was instrumental in the formation of the pan-German and anti-Semitic German Workers' Party (Deutsche Arbeiterpartei - DAP), the antecedent of the Nazi Party (Nationalsozialistische Deutsche Arbeiterpartei - NSDAP). Drexler served as mentor to Adolf Hitler during his early days in politics.