Find out more about miep gies, the woman who helped hide anne frank and saved her diaries, at biographycom. Gies sheltered anne frank and her family from the nazis in amsterdam during world war ii she came to international attention after the posthumous publication of. Miep gies, who ensured the diary of anne frank did not fall into the hands of nazis after the teen's arrest, has died she was 100. Miep gies more than just a trusted secretary by being the person that she is, miep gies helped jews hide during the holocaust without a second thought about it. On this day in 2010, miep gies, the last survivor of a small group of people who helped hide a jewish girl, anne frank, and her family from the nazis during world war. Miep gies died on 11 january she was the only surviving and the most famous of the helpers who assisted anne frank and the others hiding in the secret annex. Anne frank remembered: the story of the woman who helped to hide the frank family [miep gies, alison leslie gold] on amazoncom free shipping on qualifying offers. Miep was born over a hundred years ago in 1909, in vienna during world war one, when she was very young, she didn’t have enough food and as a result, miep often.
Miep gies, tiny, gentle and courageous, is now 95 years old an unfamiliar name to most people, but without this remarkable woman, there would be no. Hermine santruschitz (15 february 1909 – 11 january 2010), better known as miep gies ( dutch pronunciation: ), was one of the dutch citizens who hid anne frank. Life gies (also known as henk van santen in the diary of anne frank) was born and raised in amsterdam's south side he met his future wife, miep gies, in 1933 when. Anne frank remembered by gies, miep and a great selection of similar used, new and collectible books available now at abebookscom. Amsterdam, netherlands (ap) — miep gies, the office secretary who defied the nazi occupiers to hide anne frank and her family for two years and saved the teenager's.
Miep gies, shelterer of the frank family, died on january 11th, aged 100. Gies (also known as henk van santen in the diary of anne frank) was born and raised in amsterdam's south side he met his future wife, miep gies, in 1933 when he was. View the profiles of people named miep gies join facebook to connect with miep gies and others you may know facebook gives people the power to share. This content resource is part of a series on anne frank miep gies is interviewed about how she helped the franks to hide, her experiences during the war, and her.
While millions of people all over the world know about anne frank, far fewer are aware of miep gies, the woman who sustained frank. Biography of miep gies, miep gies often claimed she was not a hero, but most people challenge her modesty gies, along with her husband, jan, a member of the dutch â. Folk figure one of the dutch citizens who hid anne frank and her family from the nazis during world war ii she discovered and preserved anne frank's diary after the. Miep gies staat bekend als 'de vrouw, die het dagboek van anne frank redde' en is een van de bekendste 'helpers' uit de tweede wereldoorlog.
The last surviving member of a group who helped to shelter anne frank and her family from the nazis in amsterdam has died miep gies, the woman who rescued anne's. About miep gies: original name - hermine santrouschitz dutch citizen of austrian ancestryobituary miep gies is the author of anne frank remembered. Miep gies hid the frank family for years, helped them survive, and even saved anne frank's diary from falling into nazi hands, despite facing persecution of her own.
Miep gies was born on february 15, 1909 in vienna, austria as hermine santrouschitz she was married to jan gies she died on january 11, 2010 in.
I am not a hero, but did what seemed necessary at the time. Miep gies, who died on january 11 aged 100, was one of a dutch couple who hid and sustained the family of anne frank for more than two years in an amsterdam attic. My hero is hermine santrouschitz, more commonly known today as miep gies she risked her life to save the lives of others she hid anne frank and her family and many. Miep gies, née hermine santrouschitz (born 15 february 1909 died 11 january 2010), was one of the dutch citizens who hid anne frank and her family from the nazis. Genealogy for hermine (miep) gies (santruschitz) (1909 - 2010) family tree on geni, with over 175 million profiles of ancestors and living relatives. Explore aviva thaler's board miep gies on pinterest | see more ideas about miep gies, anne frank and families.