Anne Frank was a young girl, born June 12, 1929 to an upper-middle class Jewish
family. Her father, Otto Frank, saw the danger to the Jews long before Hitler had his
"final solution" for all Jews in place. When Anne was four years old, in 1933, the family
moved to Holland where her father had business connections.
2. Identify and give a brief description of:
Margot Frank - Margot was Anne's beautiful, intelligent sister who was three years older
than Anne. She is often held up as a model of what Anne should try to become.
Otto Frank - Mr. Frank is Anne's father. He is several years older than Anne's mother.
He is intelligent and well-educated. Mr. Frank usually plays the role of peacemaker in
the frequent bickering that take place in their confined quarters.
Mrs. Frank - "Mummy" is eleven years younger that Mr. Frank. She has been used to
having servants in the house to do the work. Consequently, when the responsibility for
cleaning and cooking falls mainly upon her shoulders, she is often incompetent and rather
3. The Franks' ability to prepare the "hidden house" and survive living there for two years would have been impossible were it not for a group of protectors. Identify Mr. Kraler, Mr. Koophuis, Meip, and Elli.