Otto Heinrich Frank (12 May 1889 – 19 August 1980) was a German businessman who later became a resident of the Netherlands and Switzerland. He was the father of Anne and Margot Frank and husband of Edith Frank-Holländer, and was the sole member of his family to survive the Holocaust.https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Otto_Frank
Otto Heinrich Frank (12 May 1889 – 19 August 1980) was a German businessman who later became a resident of the Netherlands and Switzerland. He was the father of Anne and Margot Frank and husband of Edith Frank-Holländer, and was the sole member of his family to survive the Holocaust.
Sep 12, 2019 · Otto Frank was born to a liberal Jewish family on May 12, 1889, in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. Frank had three siblings: an older brother, and a younger brother and sister. His father, Michael, ran...
- May 12, 1889
- August 19, 1980
Otto Frank, (born May 12, 1889, Frankfurt am Main, Germany—died August 20, 1980, Basel, Switzerland), German-born merchant best known as the father of Anne Frank, whose diary, published after her death in 1945, became world famous.
Otto Frank was the second son of Michael Frank and Alice Betty Stern. The family lived in Germany and were liberal Jews. They valued Jewish traditions and holidays but did not observe all religious laws. Father Michael Frank was the proud owner of a business bank in Frankfurt am Main.
Otto Frank was born on May 12, 1889 in Frankfurt-am-Main, Germany as Otto Heinrich Frank. He was married to Elfriede Geiringer and Edith Frank. He died on August 19, 1980 in Birsfelden, Switzerland. Spouse (2)
Otto Frank escaped Nazi Germany with his wife and two daughters soon after Hitler came to power in 1933. They lived a peaceful life in Amsterdam until May 1940, when Nazi Germany invaded the Netherlands. Otto, determined to leave Europe with his family, contacted an old college friend in the United States for help.
Otto Heinrich ‘Pim’ Frank, popularly known as Otto Frank, was a Jewish-German businessman who had to go through the devastating violence at the hands of German Nazis. He lost all of his family to the mass massacre of the Nazi concentration camps—his wife and two daughters - Margot and Anne.
Otto was a smart, resourceful, and caring father, as well as a talented businessman. He had a strong character and was clearly the head of the Frank household. The only resident of the annex to survive the war, Otto remained in Auschwitz until it was liberated by Russian troops in 1945. He returned to Holland, where he receives Anne’s diary.
Otto was born near Bateman, Saskatchewan on February 17, 1930 to Henry and Christina Frank and was one of 15 children. It may have been growing up in the ‘30’s that developed Otto’s insatiable curiosity for how things worked. If you couldn’t buy it, you had to fix it or build it yourself and Otto could fix or build anything.
Holocaust survivor and father of diarist Anne Frank. Born in Frankfurt, Germany, Otto served in the German army in World War I. After the war he came home to work for the family business, a bank founded by his father Michael. He married Edith Hollander in 1925 and they had two daughter, Anne and Margot.