Monday July 26th 2010

Thought for the Day

“I don’t think of all the misery
but of the beauty that still remains.”

~ Anne Frank

Anne Frank*Annelies Marie “Anne” Frank

Born 12 June 1929 Frankfurt am Main, Weimar Germany
Died early March 1945 (aged 15) Bergen-Belsen concentration camp, Lower Saxony, Nazi Germany

One of the most renowned and most discussed Jewish victims of the Holocaust. Acknowledged for the quality of her writing, her diary has become one of the world’s most widely read books, and has been the basis for several plays and films.

Born in the city of Frankfurt am Main in Weimar Germany, she lived most of her life in or near Amsterdam, in the Netherlands. By nationality, she was officially considered a German until 1941, when she lost her nationality owing to the anti-Semitic policies of Nazi Germany. She gained international fame posthumously following the publication of her diary which documents her experiences hiding during the German occupation of the Netherlands in World War II.

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