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Summary

Otto Frank (born as Otto Loupen Frank) was a famous Celebrity from Germany, who lived between May 12, 1889 and August 19, 1980. He became 91 years old.

Biography

Otto Heinrich "Pim" Frank was a German officer and businessman.

He was born in a German-Jewish bankierfamilie in Frankfurt, and served in the German Army on the Western Front during the First World War, where he achieved the degree of lieutenant and received the Iron Cross. In 1925 he married in Aachen synagogue Edith Holländer, daughter of Abraham Holländer, a prominent businessman from Aachen. Mr. and Mrs. Frank had daughters Margot Frank (born 1926) and Anne Frank (born 1929).

After the National Socialists to power, he moved with his family to Amsterdam, where during World War II remained in hiding in Prinsengracht 263 On the morning of 4 August 1944 the police stormed the building after receiving an anonymous tip. Otto Frank was sent to concentration camps Auschwitz and Westerbork. His wife and daughters ended up in Bergen-Belsen, where they died of disease or exhaustion shortly before war's end.

As the family's only survivor, he discovered that Anne had written a diary, which had been saved by Miep Gies. He let the first be to read it, but after having transcribed it, he decided to get it published. Some passages in which Anne Frank wrote negatively about his mother he removed however.

In 1953 he married a former neighbor, Elfriede Geir Inger-Marko Joke, and settled in Basel in Switzerland, where he spent the rest of his life to promoting his daughter's memory and message.

Zodiac etc.

He is born under the zodiac taurus, who is known for Security, Subtle strength, Appreciation, Instruction, Patience. Our collection contains 3 quotes who is written / told by Otto.

Related authors: Anne Frank

Source / external links:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Otto_Frank

Famous quotes by Otto Frank (3)


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"For me, it was a revelation. There, was revealed a completely different Anne to the child that I had lost. I had no idea of the depths of her thoughts and feelings"
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"I just can't think how I would go on without children having lost Edith already... It's too upsetting for me to write about them. Naturally, I still hope, and wait, wait, wait"
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"We all had lots of stories of our sad experiences - they mourned the death of my wife with me - but we were hopeful that the children would return"


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