Born in the city of Frankfurt am Main in Weimar Germany Anne Frank lived most of her life in or near Amsterdam in the Netherlands. In 1939 Edith's mother came to live with the Franks and remained with them until her death in January 1942. Born a German national Frank lost her citizenship in 1941.
Annelies "Anne" Marie Frank (Dutch pronunciation: [ɑnəˈlis ˈɑnə maˈri frɑŋk] German pronunciation: [anəliːs ˈanə maˈʁiː fʁaŋk] ? [About this sound] pronunciation (help·info); 12 June 1929 – early March 1945) was one of the most discussed Jewish victims of the Holocaust. It was translated from its original Dutch and first publiAnne Frankd in English in 1952 as The Diary of a Young Girl. The diary which was given to Anne on her 13th birthday chronicles her life from 12 June 1942 until 1 August 1944.