Otto Frank died on this day in 1980. He is best known as Anne’s father. Without him, Anne's diary would not have been published, and without him, there would not have been an Anne Frank House. But of course, Otto Frank was much more than Anne's father. ⁠

Shortly before his death, he said in an interview: ‘I am almost ninety now and my strength is slowly fading. But the mission that Anne ...

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Annelies Marie Frank (German: [anəliːs maˈʁiː ˈʔanə ˈfʁaŋk]; Dutch: [ɑnəˈlis maːˈri ˈʔɑnə ˈfrɑŋk]; 12 June 1929 – February or March 1945) was a German-born diarist. One of the most discussed Jewish victims of the Holocaust, she gained fame posthumously with the publication of The Diary of a ... More