Anne Frank was born on June 12, 1929 in Frankfurt, Germany. In 1933 he came to power in this country the National Socialist party and anti-Semite Adolf Hitler.
Edith and Otto Frank, Anne's Jewish parents, understand that their own future and their daughters are out of Germany. They flee to the Netherlands in that year; Anne is then four years. For seven years leads a carefree life in the Netherlands relatively safe. Germany occupied the country in 1940, ending the security it offered. The anti-Semites will increasingly limiting the life of Anne Frank.
In 1942 the deportations begin for alleged labor camps. Anne's parents manage to hide in the house behind the building where the company works of Otto Frank in Amsterdam.There remain more than two years. In August 1944, are arrested and deported to the Westerbork transit camp (Netherlands).
Nine months after he was arrested, Anne Frank died of typhus (typhoid fever) in March 1945 in the concentration camp of Bergen-Belsen. He was only fifteen years old ...
His diary, preserved during the war by one of the protectors of the family, Miep Gies, was first published in 1947. Currently, the diary has been translated into 67 languages ??and is one of the most widely read books in the world.
The english version of this article will be available soon. In the meanwhile, the text above was the result of a Google translation from portuguese version to english.