Anne Frank

Anne Frank

Born: June 12, 1929

Nationality: German

Occupation: Writer

Biography: Annelies Anne Marie Frank was one of the most discussed Jewish victims of the Holocaust. Her diary has been the basis for several plays and films. Born in the city of Frankfurt am Main in Weimar Germany, she lived most of her life in or near Amsterdam, in the Netherlands. Born a German national, Frank lost her citizenship in 1941 when Nazi Germany passed the anti-Semitic Nuremberg Laws.

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Source/Notes: The Works of Anne Frank (1959 edition), Greenwood Publishing Group
Source/Notes: Variant translation: "Which of the people here would suspect that so much is going on in the mind of a teenage girl?" - Anne Frank's diary (1942-1944), 12 January 1944

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