Gies, Frank's employee, became a close friend of the family, as did her fiancé, Jan Gies. After refusing to join a Nazi women's association, her passport was invalidated, and she was ordered to be deported back to Austria within 90 days (by then annexed by Germany, which classified her as a German citizen).
- Hiding Dutch Jews, including Anne Frank and her family, from the Nazis
- Hermine Santruschitz, 15 February 1909, Vienna, Austria-Hungary (Now Austria)
- Jan Gies, (m. 1941; died 1993)
Miep Gies was one of the helpers of the people hiding in the Secret Annex. After the arrest, she kept Anne's writings in a drawer of her desk. In 2010 she died, one hundred years old. This is her remarkable life story. Miep Gies was born on 15 February 1909 in Vienna (Austria) as Hermine Santrouschitz.
Miep Gies. The woman who risked her life to hide people from the Nazis. By Johnna Rizzo. Miep Gies was not going to stand by as the Nazis arrested people in the Netherlands and sent them to prison...
- Johnna Rizzo
Apr 12, 2011 · Miep Gies, who hid Anne Frank, dies at 100 On January 11, 2010, Miep Gies, the last survivor of a small group of people who helped hide a Jewish girl, Anne Frank, and her family from the Nazis...
Apr 3, 2014 · Name: Hermine Santruschitz Gies Birth Year: 1909 Birth date: February 15, 1909 Birth City: Vienna Birth Country: Austria Gender: Female Best Known For: Hermine Santruschitz Gies, better known...
While millions of people all over the world know about Anne Frank, far fewer are aware of Miep Gies, the woman who sustained Frank and her family in hiding during World War II. The humanitarian actions of Gies more than fifty years ago in Nazi-occupied Leiden have had a special and enduring impact.