Who was the German leader after Hitler?

The following people succeeded Hitler in his various roles:

President of Germany

Fleet Admiral Karl Dönitz
born 16 September 1891 in Grünau, near Berlin
died 24 December 1980 in Altmühle, near Hamburg

President of Germany from 1 May 1945 until his arrest on 23 May 1945.

Leader of the Nazi party

There was no successor as leader of the Nazi party following Hitlers suicide on 30 April 1945.

Reichs Chancellor

Joseph Goebbels ´
born 29 October 1897 in Rheydt
died 1 May 1945 in Berlin
Reichs Chancellor from 30 April 1945 - 1 May 1945


Johann Ludwig (Lutz) Graf Schwerin von Krosigk
born 22 August 1887 in Rathmannsdorf/Anhalt
died 4 March 1977 in Essen
Reichs Chancellor from 2 May 1945 - 5 June 1945