Anne got a blank diary on her 13th birthday
on Jun 12th 1942 from her father, and she started writing the diary from June
14th 1942. On July 5th, same year her sister Margot got a summon to report to a
Nazi camp and next day they went into hiding. Anne went into hiding with her
family along with Van Daan family; during world war, to evade Nazi persecution.
The hiding place is Secret Annex in Amsterdam. Anne got a blank diary on her
13th birthday on Jun 12th 1942 from her father, and she started writing the diary
from June 14th 1942. There are total of eight members in the Secret Annex, and
there are Anne’s father Otto, mother Edith, Anne’s elder sister Margot., Mr and
Mrs Van Daan, their teenage son Peter and an elderly dentist named Albert
Dussel, who joined them later. All remained here for more than two years.
They were captured and deported to Nazi camp
in August 1944. Out of the eight people, only Otto Frank survived, and Anne
died due to typhus. The date of Anne death is unknown, but it is believed to be
early 1945. The diary of a young girl is the literary work that was first
published in the year 1947, which English version was later published in the
year 1952. It received attention as well as widespread criticism. The book also
included in many lists of top books published in 20th century.