a hero in the past
"I am not a hero,"
Hermine Santrouschitz, better known as Miep Gies is still known today as a hero, but she did not consider herself a hero. She just felt that what she did was the right thing to do. Miep Gies helped to hide Anne Frank and her family from the Nazis during World War ll.
Miep Gies was born on February 15, 1909 into a German Roman Catholic family in Vienna.
On January 11, 2010, a 100 year old Miep Gies passed away in Hoorn, Netherlands.
Miep Gies was married on July 16, 1941.