June 12, 1929
Born in Frankfurt am Main (Germany).
The Frank family emigrates to Amsterdam.
Anne goes to the kindergarten at the Montessori school in Amsterdam.
Grandmother Holländer moves from Aachen in Germany to Amsterdam and moves in with the Frank family.
Jews are forced to go to separate schools. Anne and Margot have to go to the Joods Lyceum (‘Jewish High School’).
January 29, 1942
Grandmother Holländer dies of cancer in Amsterdam.
June 12, 1942
Anne is given a diary as a present on her thirteenth birthday.
July 5, 1942
Margot receives her call-up papers to report for a ‘work camp’ in Germany.
July 6, 1942
The Frank family goes into hiding in the secret annex.
August 4, 1944
The people in hiding are arrested.
August 8, 1944
The people in hiding are sent to the Westerbork transit camp (the Netherlands).
September 3, 1944
Deportation to Auschwitz-Birkenau extermination camp (occupied Poland).
September 6, 1944
Arrival at Auschwitz. Anne survives the selection.
Anne and Margot are deported to Bergen-Belsen concentration camp (Germany).
Anne and Margot die in Bergen-Belsen.
Otto Frank hears that Anne and Margot have died in Bergen-Belsen. After this, Miep Gies gives him Anne’s diary.
June 25, 1947
Otto Frank gets the diary published in the Netherlands.