Victor Kugler (5 June 1900 – 14 December 1981) was one of the people who helped hide Anne Frank and her family and friends during the Nazi occupation of the Netherlands. In Anne Frank's posthumously published diary, The Diary of a Young Girl, he was referred to under the name Mr. Kraler . Kugler was born in Hohenelbe (now Vrchlabí) in the ...
Victor Kugler started working for Otto Frank in 1933. Otto had just started trading in pectin, a gelling agent for making jam. Victor kept track of the orders and explored options for increasing their sales. His colleague Miep Gies described him as ‘a husky, good-looking man, dark-haired and precise. He was always serious, never joked.’
Victor Kugler was one of the people who helped hide Anne Frank and her family and friends during the Nazi occupation of the Netherlands. In Anne Frank's posthumously published diary, The Diary of a...
Victor Kugler was born on June 5, 1900 in Hohenelbe, Bohemia, Austria-Hungary [now Vrchlabí, Czech Republic]. He is known for To Tell the Truth (1956), Anne Frank House VR (2018) and Anne Frank: 70 Years Later (2015). He died on December 16, 1981 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. See full bio » Born:
- Victor Kugler
- December 16, 1981
- June 5, 1900
The principal business partner of Otto Frank, Victor Kugler assumed managerial control of the Franks’ Amsterdam spice-importing business when Nazi persecution forced the Frank family into hiding. It was Victor Kugler who kept the business going and obtained food rations under what was the harshest German wartime occupation in all of Western Europe.
- Eda Shapiro, Rick Kardonne
From July 1942 to August 1944, Kugler and his colleagues Bep Voskuijl, Johannes Kleiman and Miep Gies hid the Jewish Frank, his daughter Anne Frank and six others from the Nazis to prevent them from being deported to concentration camps and killed. He was eventually arrested and sent to a camp himself. He eventually escaped during a bombing raid.
He is Victor Kugler, the Mr. Kraler of the diary. The principal business partner of Otto Frank, Victor Kugler assumed managerial control of the Frank's Amsterdam spice-importing business when Nazi ...more Get A Copy Kindle Store $4.00 Amazon Stores Libraries Hardcover, 136 pages Published March 20th 2008 by Gefen Books More Details...