Biography – Anne Frank
Anne Frank was born in Frankfurt am Main on June 12, 1929 as Annelies Marie Frank, the daughter of Otto and Edith Frank.
|August 1933||After the Nazis come to power in Germany, her father Otto Frank emigrates from Frankfurt am Main to Amsterdam.|
|1934||Anne Frank, her mother and sister Margot Frank follow their father and husband to Amsterdam.|
|From 1934||Anne Frank attends the Montessori school and then the Jewish Lyceum.|
|1940||German troops march into the Netherlands.|
|1942||More stringent measures come into force against the Jewish population in the Netherlands.|
|June 12, 1942||Anne Frank celebrates her 13th birthday. She is given an autograph album that she uses as a diary.|
|July 6, 1942||The Frank family go into hiding in the secret annex of Prinsengracht 163.
This is where Anne starts writing intensively in her diary. She writes about life in the secret annex and reveals her thoughts.
|May 1944||Anne Frank edits her diary because she has decided to become a writer.|
|August 1, 1944||Last entry in the diary.|
|August 4, 1944||Betrayal, arrest and deportation of those in hiding.|
|August 8, 1944||Sent to Westerbork concentration camp (NL).|
|September 3, 1944||Anne Frank is deported to the Auschwitz concentration camp (PL) on the last transport from Westerbork.|
|October 28, 1944||Anne Frank is moved to the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp (D).|
|Early March 1945||Anne Frank dies of exhaustion and typhus. She is buried in one of the mass graves at Bergen-Belsen.|