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Frankfurt am Main, Hesse, Germany — Central Europe
 

Anne Frank Geburtshaus / Place of Birth

 
 
Anne Frank Geburtshaus / Place of Birth Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Andrew Ruppenstein, August 25, 2022
1. Anne Frank Geburtshaus / Place of Birth Marker
This memorial stele was designed and constructed by artist Bernd Fischer.
Inscription.  
Anne Frank,
geboren am 12. Juni 1929,
lebte mit ihren Eltern und
ihrer älteren Schwester
Margot bis zum März 1931
in diesem Haus.

„Einmal wird dieser schreckliche Krieg doch vorbeigehen, einmal werden wir doch wieder Menschen und nicht nur Juden sein!"
Anne Frank: Tagebuch
11. April 1944

(English translation:)

Anne Frank, born on June 12, 1929, lived in this house with her parents and her older sister Margot until March 1931.

"One day this horrible war will be finally over, and once again we will be humans and not just Jews!"
Anne Frank: Diary
April 11, 1944

 
Erected 2009 by Stadt Frankfurt.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: War, World IIWomen. In addition, it is included in the The Holocaust series list. A significant historical date for this entry is June 12, 1929.
 
Location. 50° 8.418′ N, 8° 40.59′ E. Marker is in Frankfurt am Main, Hessen (Hesse). Marker is at the intersection
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of Marbachweg and Ebersheimstrasse, on the right when traveling east on Marbachweg. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Marbachweg 307, Frankfurt am Main HE 60320, Germany. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Unterlindau Synagoge (approx. 2.5 kilometers away); Petersfriedhof / St. Peter's Cemetery (approx. 2.6 kilometers away); Frankfurter Engel / Angel of Frankfurt (approx. 2.7 kilometers away); Otto von Bismarck-Schönhausen, Dr. Heinrich Hoffmann (approx. 2.8 kilometers away); Alte Oper / The Old Opera House (approx. 2.8 kilometers away); Johann Wolfgang Textor (approx. 2.8 kilometers away); Ehemalige Gestapozentrale / Former Gestapo Headquarters (approx. 2.9 kilometers away); Elisabeth Schumacher (approx. 2.9 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Frankfurt am Main.
 
Also see . . .
1. Place of Remembrance: Anne Frank (Jewish Sites in Frankfurt am Main).
Excerpt, on her earliest years: "Annelies Marie Frank was born in 1929 into a Jewish, religiously liberal family. She spent the first two years with her parents and her sister Margot, who was three years her senior, in the house where she was born, Marbachweg 307, after which the family moved to Ganghoferstrasse 24. When the National Socialists’ reprisals against Jews increased massively in 1933, the Franks emigrated
Anne Frank Geburtshaus / Place of Birth Marker - wide view image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Andrew Ruppenstein, August 25, 2022
2. Anne Frank Geburtshaus / Place of Birth Marker - wide view
to the Netherlands and settled in Amsterdam...."
(Submitted on September 14, 2022.) 

2. Anne Frank Biography: Who Was Anne Frank? (United States Holocaust Memorial Museum).
Excerpt: "Anne Frank was a German girl and Jewish victim of the Holocaust who is famous for keeping a diary of her experiences. Anne and her family went into hiding for two years to avoid Nazi persecution. Her documentation of this time is now published in The Diary of a Young Girl. "
(Submitted on September 14, 2022.) 
 
Additional keywords. Holocaust
 
Marker inset: Margot Frank, friend Grace, Anne Frank image. Click for full size.
circa 1932
3. Marker inset: Margot Frank, friend Grace, Anne Frank
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 14, 2022. It was originally submitted on September 14, 2022, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Lamorinda, California. This page has been viewed 166 times since then and 67 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 14, 2022, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Lamorinda, California.

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