November 8, 1926
Peter van Pels is born in Osnabrück (Germany).
July 26, 1937
Peter emigrates with his parents to the Netherlands.
July 13, 1942
Peter goes into hiding in the secret annex.
August 4, 1944
All eight people in hiding are arrested.
August 8, 1944
Peter and the other people in hiding arrive in Westerbork (the Netherlands).
September 3, 1944
Peter and the other people in hiding are sent by train to Auschwitz-Birkenau extermination camp (occupied Poland).
September 6, 1944
Arrival at Auschwitz. Peter survives the selection.
Round about January 18, 1945
When Auschwitz is evacuated Peter must join the so-called ‘death march’. Everyone who can walk must march to concentration camps further in the West.
January 25, 1945
Peter is registered at Mauthausen concentration camp (Austria).
Between 11 April and 5 May, 1945
Peter dies in Mauthausen