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Wikipedia : Anne Frank


Annelies Marie "Anne" Frank ( 12 June 1929 – February or March 1945 )[3]


was a German-born Dutch-Jewish diarist.


One of the most discussed Jewish victims of the Holocaust, she gained fame posthumously with the publication of The Diary of a Young Girl


( originally Het Achterhuis in Dutch; English: The Secret Annex),


in which she documents her life in hiding from 1942 to 1944, during the German occupation of the Netherlands in World War II.


It is one of the world's best known books and has been the basis for several plays and films.



Anne Frank
Anne Frank in 1940
Anne Frank in 1940
Born Annelies[1] or Anneliese[2] Marie Frank
12 June 1929
Frankfurt, Hesse, Germany
Died February or March 1945 (aged 15)
Bergen-Belsen concentration camp, Eastern Hanover, Germany
Resting place Bergen-Belsen concentration camp, Lower Saxony, Germany
Occupation Diarist
Language Dutch


 : The main characters : Anne Frank


Anne Frank

  • Born on: 12 June 1929
    • Daughter to: Otto Frank and Edith Frank-Holländer
    • Sister to: Margot (1926)
  • In hiding: 6 July 1942
  • Arrested: 4 August 1944
  • Died: February 1945 : The main characters : Anne Frank


The people living in the Secret Annex

From 1942 to 1944, these eight people all lived in the Secret Annex.


They were completely dependent on six helpers; employees and friends of Anne's father.


The helpers provided food and clothing, as well as books, magazines and newspapers.


Click on the person you want to learn more about.