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Miep Gies

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Brave Dutch resident who helped Anne Frank and her family hide from your Nazis during Globe Battle II. She held Anne Frank’s journal secure until Otto Frank came back from Auschwitz in 1945. She was created in Austria but joined foster treatment in HOLLAND at age group eleven. She received the Purchase of Merit from the Federal government Republic of Germany in 1994. She experienced a child with her spouse Jan Gies. She have been a function colleague of Otto Frank, whose family members she helped during Globe War II.

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Full Name Miep Gies
Date Of Birth February 15, 1909
Died January 11, 2010, Hoorn, Netherlands
Place Of Birth Vienna, Austria
Height 1.5 m
Profession Activist
Nationality Dutch, Austrian
Spouse Jan Gies
Children Paul Gies
Parents Mathias Santruschitz, Genofeva Jakuschitz
Awards Officer's Cross of the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany
Movies Anne Frank Remembered, The Attic: The Hiding of Anne Frank
Star Sign Aquarius

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1She rescued Anne Frank's diary, and kept it safe until after the war when she was able to hand it over to Anne's father, Otto Frank, who survived the war, and helped him compile them into a diary that was published in 1947.
2Until her death in January 2010, she was the last survivor who helped Anne Frank, hide from the Nazis in WW2. She died of natural causes, in West-Friesland Netherlands, where she lived for years, at the age of 100. The premier of Israel, wrote an letter to Queen Beatrix, saying among other things, that it's a great loss.
3Granted the title "Righteous Among the Nations" by Yad Vashem.
4Got the first name "Miep" from her Dutch foster family
5Helped (together with her husband) several Jews during the Holocaust in World War II, including Anne Frank and her family. Is Dutch. She was born in Austria, but was sent to Holland at the age of 11 because of the bad conditions in Austria.
613 July 1950: Son, Paul Gies, born.
7Is Dutch (was sent there at the age of 11 to recover from malnutrition)
8Used to live in Abbekerk, Noord-Holland, The Netherlands.


Writer

Writer

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The Attic: The Hiding of Anne Frank1988TV Movie book "Anne Frank Remembered"

Miscellaneous

Miscellaneous

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Anne Frank: The Whole Story2001TV Mini-Series consultant - 1 episode

Thanks

Thanks

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Het dagboek van Anne Frank1985TV Movie thanks

Self

Self

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Anne Frank's Diary1999Herself
Anne Frank Remembered1995DocumentaryHerself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

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1945: 12 Städte, 12 Schicksale2015TV Mini-Series documentaryHerself
1945: Amsterdam - Der Völkermord2015DocumentaryHerself

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