Diary of a Young Girl
Anne Frank- profile
Anne Frank is an amazing historical figure around the world. She was born Annelies Marie Frank on June 12, 1929, in Frankfurt, Germany, to Otto and Edith Frank. She was a Jews, and when she was young she lived in an apartment on the outskirts of Frankfurt with her older sister and her parents for the first 5 years of her life. They later fled to Amsterdam where it was safer for Jews. The Germans later occupied Amsterdam in the year 1940. The Frank family went into hiding on July 6, 1942. Anne was 13. They hid with Hermann and Auguste van Pels with their son Peter, and Fritz Pfeffer all of whom worked for Mr. Frank. During the time they were in hiding Anne kept a diary that she got for her 13th birthday. She named it Kitty, and she told it everything. The Franks, Van Pels, and Mr. Pfeffer were all found out in August of 1944. Mr. Frank was the sole survivor, and when he found Anne’s journal he had it published. Anne Frank died at the age of 15 in 1945 of Typhoid in Lower Saxony, Germany .
Helpers: Johannes Kleiman and Victor Kugler are the first to hear about the plan to go into hiding. Miep Gies and Bep Voskuijl are told somewhat later. Otto Frank asks the helpers if they are prepared to help him and his family and also Mr. Pfeffer along with the Van Pels family.
All the helper...
Miep Gies, Bep Voskuijl, Johannes Kleiman, and Victor Kugler.
Johannes Kleiman was one of the Dutch citizens who helped hide Anne Frank and her family during the Nazi occupation of the Netherlands. In the published version of Anne's diary, The Diary of a Young Girl, he is given the pseudonym Mr. Koophuis.
Victor Kugler was one of the people who helped hide Anne Frank and her family and friends during the Nazi occupation of the Netherlands.
Hermine Santruschitz, better known as Miep Gies, was one of the Dutch citizens who hid Anne Frank, her family and four other Jews from the Nazis in an annex above Anne's father's business premises during World War II.
Elisabeth "Bep" Voskuijl helped conceal Anne Frank and her family from Nazi persecution during the occupation of the Netherlands.
Otto Heinrich "Pim" Frank was a German-born Swiss businessman. He was Anne Frank and Margot Frank father. He got all the helpers together.
Who lived in the Annex?
Franks, Van Pels, and Mr. Fritz
When/where did they die?
Otto Frank- Birsfelden, Switzerland
Edith Frank- Auschwitz concentration camp
Margo Frank- Bergen-Belsen concentration camp
Anne Frank- Lower Saxony, Germany
Hermann van Pels- overworked at Auschwitz concentration camp
Auguste van Pels- Auguste van Pels died somewhere in Germany or Czechoslovakia, between April 9th and May 8th 1945. While being deported to Theresienstadt, guards throw her in front of the train.
Peter van Pels- Mauthausen Concentration Camp, Austria
Fritz Pfeffer- Neuengamme, Germany