Miep Gies

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Birthday
15, 1909
Birthplace
Vienna, Austria
Death Date
Jan 11, 2010 (100)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
15, 1909
Birthplace
Vienna, Austria
Death Date
Jan 11, 2010 (100)

About

Brave Dutch citizen who helped Anne Frank and her family hide from the Nazis during World War II. She kept Anne Frank's diary safe until Otto Frank returned from Auschwitz in 1945.

Before Fame

She was born in Austria but entered foster care in The Netherlands at age eleven.

Trivia

She received the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany in 1994.

Family Life

She had a son with her husband Jan Gies.

Associated With

She had been a work colleague of Otto Frank, whose family she helped during World War II.