Curt von Gottberg (11 February 1896 – 31 May 1945) was a high-ranking Nazi official and SS commander. Beginning in October 1942, within a few years he had personally combined the highest civil and military powers in occupied Belarus: from March 1943 as representative of the Higher SS and Police Leader for central Russia, and from October 1943 as the acting Commissioner-General (Generalkommissar) of the occupied Belorussian SSR. he lost left leg below the knee in a car accident. But he was rehabilitated owing to himmlers Heinrich the powerful senior N AZI officer. He grew in status and rank and commanded formations. In spite of his physical disability. Earlier he was indicted for misappropriation , however was not found guilty. After war he was arrested by allies, but he committed suicide in custody.