On June 12, 1929, Anne Frank was born in Frankfort, Germany to Otto and Edith Frank. She had one older sister named Margot.
Nazi's begin to rise
The National Socialist German workers (Nazi) party began to rise. The Nazis proclaim the superiority of the German "master race" and blame Jews for the German defeat in Word War 1. They also blamed them for the troubled economy.
The Nazi party leader, Adolf Hitler, becomes chancellor (head of government) of Germany.
The Franks decide to leave Germany to escape Nazi persecution. While Anne's parents look for a new home in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, the rest of the family stays with relatives in Aachen, Germany.
The first concentration camp is established by the Nazis in Dachau, Germany.
Nazis pass a law
Nazis pass their first anti-Jewish law, banning the public enjoyment of Jews.
The summer of 1937
The Van Pels family (called the Van Daan's in Anne's Diary) fleews Germany for the Netherlands.
German army invades
German army invades and anexes Austria.
They were deported on what would be their last trip from westerbork to Auschwitz concentration camp, and arrived after a three day trip.
Anne died of typhus epidemic which spread through the whole camp killing 17,000 prisoners.