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Martin Bormann (1934)

Martin Ludwig Bormann (17 June 1900 in Halberstadt – 2 May 1945 in Berlin) was a German politician and member of the Nazi Party. He was the private secretary of Adolf Hitler. He was also a member of Hitler's Cabinet.

In 1923, he took part in the Munich putsch. At this time, he became one of Hitler's closet advisors. Because he took part in a murder, he was convicted to one year in prison in 1924 by the German Staatsgerichtshof. In May 1941, he became a Reichsminister. This was because Rudolf Hess' flight to Scotland. In 1943, he became Hitler's private secretary. At the Nuremberg Trials, Bormann was convicted to death in 1946.

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