Who was Anne Frank?
This is Anne Frank.
- Her diary is one of the most important books in history. It tells the story of her life during World War Two.
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- Anne and her family were Jewish. During World War Two the Nazis ruled her country. Their laws made the lives of Jewish people very hard.
- To escape, Anne and her family went into hiding in an attic.
- Two other Jewish families joined them there.
- This meant there were eight people hiding in one place.
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Did you know?
- Her full name was Annelies Marie Frank.
- Anne’s house is now a museum and over one and a quarter million people visit it every year.
- Every time Anne started writing in her diary she would start with the words “Dear Kitty”. Kitty was her imaginary friend.
- One of Anne's hobbies was to collect photos and postcards of film stars.
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