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Anne Frank is the best-known victim of the Jewish genocide known as the Holocaust, which was ordered by Germany's Adolf Hitler during World War II. When German troops occupied the Netherlands, Anne Frank and her family spent two years hiding from the Nazis in a small set of rooms in Amsterdam, protected by non-Jewish friends. The Franks were finally discovered in August of 1944 and sent to concentration camps; Anne Frank died the next year in a typhus epidemic at the camp at Bergen-Belsen. Her More »
Name at Birth: Annelies Marie Frank
Born: June 12, 1929 (Frankfurt am Main, Germany)


During World War II, Anne Frank hid from Nazi persecution with her family and four other people in hidden rooms at the rear of the 17th-century canal house, known as the Secret Annex (Dutch: Achterhuis). Anne Frank did not survive the war but in 1947, her wartime diary was published. In 1957, the Anne Frank Foundation ...


The Frank family, together with the Van Pels family and Fritz Pfeffer, went into hiding in the secret annex for two years.


The Frank family goes into hiding in the secret annex on July 6, 1942.


The secret annex is an empty section of the building owned by Otto Frank's company.


A young Jewish girl named Anne Frank (1929-1945), her parents and older sister moved to the Netherlands from Germany after Adolf Hilter and the Nazis came to power there in 1933 and made life increasingly difficult for Jews. In 1942, Frank and her family went into hiding in a secret apartment behind her father's ...


In 1937 the Frank family tries to leave The Netherlands and emigrate to Great Britain and in 1938 and 1941 to the U.S.A. but fail. Eventually it becomes so dangerous for them in The Netherlands that they go into hiding. Otto and Edith Frank are prepared. They have been arranging a secret hiding place and had already ...


Anne Frank remained in hiding in the Secret Annex for more than two years. She was not alone there. She was together with her parents, sister and four other Jewish people: Hermann and Auguste van Pels, their son Peter and Fritz Pfeffer. Anne often felt upset. The only thing that could really help Anne during these ...


This aerial photo gives a good view of the hiding place: the Secret Annex. In early 1942, Otto and Edith Frank already realize they may have to hide from the Nazis. They prepare the annex as a secret hiding place. There are many small businesses in the area, so nobody would find it unusual if smoke would be seen coming ...


Aug 2, 2017 ... Anne Frank was a Jewish teenager who went into hiding during the Holocaust, journaling her experiences in the renowned work 'The Diary of Anne Frank.' Learn more about Anne Frank at Biography.com.