January 16, 1900
Born in Aachen (Germany). Edith has two brothers and one sister: Julius, Walter and Betti.
September 22, 1914
Betti dies, aged sixteen.
Edith completes her final exams at the Viktoriaschule in Aachen, a Christian girls’ high school.
May 12, 1925
Edith marries Otto Frank and goes to live in Frankfurt am Main (Germany).
February 16, 1926
Margot Frank is born.
January 19, 1927
Edith’s father dies, aged 66.
June 12, 1929
Anne Frank is born.
Otto Frank goes to the Netherlands while Edith and her daughters stay with her mother in Aachen.
September 15, 1933
Otto Frank sets up his Opekta business in Amsterdam.
Edith moves to the Netherlands.
Margot moves to the Netherlands.
February 16, 1934
Anne moves to the Netherlands.
Edith’s mother, Rosa Holländer, comes to live with the Frank family.
January 29, 1942
Rosa Holländer dies of cancer.
July 6, 1942
The Frank family go 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 (Netherlands).
September 3, 1944
The people in hiding are deported to Auschwitz-Birkenau extermination camp (occupied Poland).
September 6, 1944
Arrival at Auschwitz. Edith survives the selection.
Anne and Margot are deported to Bergen-Belsen concentration camp in Germany. Edith remains in Auschwitz-Birkenau.
January 6, 1945
Edith dies in Auschwitz-Birkenau.