- Anne Franksearch for term
Born in 1929. A Jewish teenaged girl who, with her family, went into hiding in Amsterdam during the German occupation of the Netherlands. The diary that she kept during that time has become a classic. Anne and her family had moved from Frankfurt to Amsterdam in 1933. The family went into hiding in 1942 and was betrayed in August 1944. Family members were subsequently deported via Westerbork to Auschwitz-Birkenau. Anne and her sister were transported to Bergen-Belsen at the end of October 1944 and Anne died of typhus in March 1945, shortly before Bergen-Belsen was liberated.