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What are facts about the diary of Anne Frank?

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2008-02-19 04:19:56

1.The Diary of Anne Frank was written by Annelise Marie Frank

who was born in Frankfurt, Germany, on June 12, 1929 2. For her

13th birthday, her parents gave her a diary which she called Kitty.

3. A bit before this, the Frank family (Otto, dad; Edith, mom; and

Margot Betti, Anne's sister, who was about four years older than

Anne) went into hiding in the attic above Otto's work- place. 4.

They hid there for two years. 5. They were found by the German

Nazis and were sent to Concentration Camps. 6. Margot and Anne were

sent first to Auschwitz, then to Bergen-Belsen where the girls

stayed together as much as possible. 7. They were ill treated

(given little food and were forced to work very long hours) 8.

Seven months after her arrest, Margot Frank died from typhus. 9.

Within a few days of the death of her sister, Anne Frank died from

Typhus. 10. The only person out of her family to survive was her

father, Otto Frank.11. He was given Anne's diary and published

parts of it in 1947. 12. It was translated into English in 1952.

13. Only recently (after Otto's death) was the whole of Anne's

diary published. 14. Anne Frank was born on 12th July 1929 in

Frankfurt,Germany. 15. She had an older sister called Margot Betti,

who was born in 1926. 16. Anne was part of the family business

which worked by banking and the manufacture of cough drops. 17. In

1933 Anne, Margot, her father (Otto Frank) and her mother (Edith

Frank) moved to Amsterdam. 18. By her thirteenth birthday Nazis

were taking over Amsterdam and making anti-Jewish rules, and she

was Jewish! 19. She went to a Montessori school. 20. Then because

of the anti-Jewish laws, she moved to a Jewish Lyceum where she

quickly started to adjust. 21.When World War II started, her father

and some of his office friends created an annex in the office. The

family then stayed there in hiding. 22. Their mother died from

starvation because she was giving most of her food to her two

daughters.


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