Diary of Anne Frank published in 1947


In 1947, Anne Frank’s personal magazine, The Diary of a Young Girl, was first published by Anne Frank, a young Jewish girl of German descent who was in hiding with her family from the Nazis in Amsterdam during the Second World War. The Franks were hiding in the annex. It has been more than two years since he was arrested and transferred to a centralized camp run by the Nazis. Anne’s father, Otto, the only family member to survive the war, later published his diary. The book has been published in dozens of countries around the world and is considered one of the most important works of the 20th century. Ann received her first red checkered diary on her 13th birthday. My best gift. A similar diary was placed on the table along with other gifts such as blue coats, cold cream and books that she said she received on her birthday. The apartment where the family was hiding now belongs to the Anne Frank Museum, but it’s no secret. The annex is not open to the public. Fittingly, it is used by the Dutch Literature Foundation to house writers who fear persecution in their own country. The current resident is Kawa Nemir, a Kurdish poet and translator who has just completed the translation of James Joyce’s magnificent Ulysses into Kurdish. The Associated Press contributed to this article.

In 1947, Anne Frank’s personal magazine, The Diary of a Young Girl, was first published by Anne Frank, a young Jewish girl of German descent who was in hiding with her family from the Nazis in Amsterdam during the Second World War.

The Franks hid in the annex for over two years before being arrested and deported to a Nazi concentration camp. Anne’s father, Otto, the only family member to survive the war, later published his diary. The book has been published in dozens of countries around the world and is considered one of the most important works of the 20th century.

Ann received her first red checkered diary on her 13th birthday, calling it “probably one of my best gifts.” A similar diary was placed on the table with other gifts (blue blouse, cold cream, books), explaining that she received it on her birthday.

The apartment where the family was hiding now belongs to the Anne Frank Museum, but unlike the secret annex, it is not open to the public. Fittingly, it is used by the Dutch Literature Foundation to house writers who fear persecution in their own country. The current resident is Kawa Nemir, a Kurdish poet and translator who has just completed the translation of James Joyce’s magnificent Ulysses into Kurdish.

The Associated Press contributed to this article.


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