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30 Heroines Who Changed the World

Purple Clover Logo By Denise Wolfe of Purple Clover | Slide 1 of 30: German-Jewish teen Anne Frank hid from the Nazis in an Amsterdam attic for two years during World War II until her family was betrayed. In 1947, Frank died of typhus at the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp in northern Germany. The diary detailing her family's plight, published by her father after the war, has touched millions of readers ever since and personalized the horrors of the Holocaust.

Anne Frank

German-Jewish teen Anne Frank hid from the Nazis in an Amsterdam attic for two years during World War II until her family was betrayed. In 1947, Frank died of typhus at the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp in northern Germany. The diary detailing her family's plight, published by her father after the war, has touched millions of readers ever since and personalized the horrors of the Holocaust.

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