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Martin Bormann (17 Juin 1900 – 2 Mey 1945) wis a prominent Nazi offeecial. He acame heid o the Pairty Chancellery (Parteikanzlei) an private secretar tae Adolf Hitler. He wis almaist ayeweys at his Führer's side. Hitler teepically did nae issue written orders, but gae them verbally at meetins or in phone conversations; he an aa haed Bormann convey orders.[1] He gained Hitler's trust an derived immense pouer within the Third Reich bi uisin his poseetion tae control the flow o information an access tae Hitler.[2] Bormann earned mony enemies, includin Joseph Goebbels, Hermann Göring, Heinrich Himmler, Alfred Rosenberg, Robert Ley, an Albert Speer.

Martin Bormann
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Martin Bormann in 1934
Pairty Meenister o the Naitional Socialist German Wirkers' Pairty
In office
30 Aprile – 2 Mey 1945
Precedit bi Poseetion established
Succeedit bi Poseetion abolished
Chief o the Parteikanzlei
In office
12 Mey 1941 – 2 Mey 1945
Precedit bi Rudolf Hess (as Deputy Führer)
Succeedit bi Poseetion abolished
Personal Secretar tae the Führer
In office
12 Aprile 1943 – 30 Aprile 1945
Personal Secretar tae the Deputy Führer
In office
Julie 1933 – 12 Mey 1941
In office
October 1933 – 2 Mey 1945
Personal details
Born Martin Bormann
17 Juin 1900(1900-06-17)
Wegeleben, Prussia, Germany
Dee'd 2 Mey 1945(1945-05-02) (aged 44) (Contestit)
Naitionality German
Poleetical pairty Naitional Socialist German Wirkers' Pairty (NSDAP)
Spoose(s) Gerda Buch
(married on 2 September 1929)
Bairns 10


  1. Kershaw 2008, p. 377.
  2. Evans 2005, p. 47.