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Hitler double seen around his birthplace

VIENNA: Austrian authorities are investigating reports of a man appearing in public in Adolf Hitler's birthplace as the Nazi dictator's double, including the distinctive mustache, haircut and clothing. "I have often seen this gentlemen in Braunau and wonder if this means something," the Oberoesterreichische Nachrichten paper cited a local resident as saying on his Facebook page alongside a picture of the man it said resembled Hitler. Hitler was born in Braunau am Inn, then part of Austria-Hungary, in 1889.…

Quaid’s birthplace is dying

Independence Day celebrations are marked with renewed patriotism every year and rightly so. And when it comes to paying tribute to the founding father of the country, it turns out to be mechanical as ever. Most of us are aware of Quaid-e-Azam’s birthplace – Wazir Mansion – a place considered to be cultural heritage with immense historical significance. It’s only after a visit you begin to realize how this century-old structure is abandoned to neglect. Also known as The Quaid-e-Azam House, the structure that belongs…