Eva Schloss

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Birthday
11, 1929
Birthplace
Vienna, Austria
Birth Sign
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Birthday
11, 1929 (age 90)
Birthplace
Vienna, Austria

About

Holocaust survivor and memoirist most well known as the stepdaughter of Otto Frank, the father of Margot and Anne Frank. She eventually went on to release her own memoirs titled Eva's Story: A Survivor's Tale by the Step-Sister of Anne Frank, The Promise, and After Auschwitz.

Before Fame

After Austria was annexed to Germany, her family moved to Belgium and then the Netherlands. Her family was betrayed to the Nazis in 1944 and taken to the concentration camps where her father and brother eventually died.

Trivia

After earning her degree in art history at the University of Amsterdam, she went on to co-found the Anne Frank Trust UK.

Family Life

Her parents were Erich and Elfriede Geiringer and she had a brother named Heinz. Her mother married Otto Frank after the end of World War II. Her husband, Zvi Schloss, was also a refugee of the war and died in July of 2016.

Associated With

Both she and Martin Gray are holocaust survivors who went on to release memoirs of their experiences during the war.