Anne frank: biography the story of anne frank is among the most well-known of the six million jews who died in the holocaust her diary is the first encounter many people have with the history of nazi germany's attempt to murder all the jews of europe during world war ii. Otto frank was a german businessman, famous as the father of anne frank this biography provides detailed information on his childhood, life, achievements and timeline. Anne frank was born in frankfurt am main, germany as the second child of otto and edith frank anne's sister, margot betti frank, was three years older the franks were a middle-class, liberal jewish family whose ancestors had lived in germany for centuries.
Who betrayed anne frank former fbi agent reopens a cold case germany and israel much is known about anne frank's life during her two years in hiding, thanks both to her famous. Life commemorates anne frank's unconquerable spirit -- and the lives of several of her friends who survived world war ii and the holocaust. Biography of anne frank anne frank was born on june 12, 1929 in frankfurt, germany her father, otto frank, was a respected businessman and a solid member of the city's jewish community--he could trace his family in the city's archives all the way back to the seventeenth century.
Anne frank was one of over one million jewish children who died in the holocaust she was born annelies marie frank on june 12, 1929, in frankfurt, germany, to otto and edith frank for the first 5 years of her life, anne lived with her parents and older sister, margot, in an apartment on the outskirts of frankfurt. Anne frank: history & legacy early life anne frank was born annelies marie frank on june 12, 1929, in frankfurt, germany, to otto and edith frank,. Anne frank's diary, particularly these sentences, became one of the central symbols of the holocaust and of humanity faced with suffering: the strength of spirit that led a young girl to write such words after two years of imprisonment hidden in a small, crowded attic, decreed on her by senseless evil and the opening which her words offer for a new era of hope and reconciliation after a. Analiese marie frank was born on june, 1929, in germany to edith and otto frank and was the sister of margot frank around the time she of anne frank at the. Otto frank: otto frank, german-born merchant best known as the father of anne frank, whose diary, published after her death in 1945, became world famous frank, decorated for bravery as a german officer in world war i, escaped with his family from the nazi anti-jewish persecutions in germany before the.
Born to otto and edith frank in frankfurt, germany, on june 12, 1929, anne came into the world with difficulty and did not begin breathing immediately edith hollander frank was happy to hear those first squalls signaling life, but anne's crying did not abate over the following weeks and often kept her mother awake at night. For two years, anne frank's family hid in secret rooms in amsterdam, knowing that a curtain left open by mistake, a wayward noise or a nervous conspirator's phone call to the nazis could land them. A short anne frank biography describes anne frank's life, times, and work also explains the historical and literary context that influenced diary of a young girl. The anne frank center for mutual respect preserves the legacy of the young diarist through education and arts programming we work to create the kinder and fairer world of which anne frank dreamed the anne frank center for mutual respect is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization. Margot frank about margot margot was born on 16 february 1926 in frankfurt, germany - the first child of edith and otto before the secret annex.
Anne frank's story is important to tell so that what happened to the jews during the holocaust may never happen again, pick says it gives people a glimpse into what life was like for jews. The classicnote on the diary of a young girl by anne frank is a complete study guide containing a biography of anne frank, quiz questions, major themes, characters, and a full summary and analysis. Anne frank: facts and information following the elections in germany of anne franks life is so touching in so many different ways she inspires me more than. Anne frank, left at right, rouwaida hanoun, a syrian 5-year-old who was wounded during an airstrike on aleppo last week for the frank family, a new life in america seemed feasible anne had.
See the fact file below for more information on the life of anne frank or germany birth family otto frank and edith frank-hollander time in her life. Now approaching 80, eva schloss, anne frank's posthumous step-sister, devotes her life to educating others around the world about the importance of tolerance and respect for difference as she tells me her story on a cold winter's day in 2008 i am stupefied at her lack of bitterness. By the time edith and her daughters were in auschwitz, the biography of anne frank, carol ann lee the hidden life of otto frank, carol ann lee.
In her closing message in müller's biography of anne frank, miep gies expressed a similar thought, though she attempted to dispel what she felt was a growing misconception that anne symbolises the six million victims of the holocaust, writing: anne's life and death were her own individual fate, an individual fate that happened six million. The anne frank center for mutual respect demanded an apology from actor tim allen after he compared life for hollywood conservatives to living in '30s germany' 'it's time for you to leave your. Anne frank: a history for today brings to life anne's amazing story which is as relevant and important now as ever the history of nazi germany. Plan your visit to the anne frank house read the information you need for your visit to the museum buy your tickets online and read the practical information.