- Anne Frank was born Annelies Marie Frank on June 12, 1929.
- Anne Frank wrote most of her diary in the form of letters to a person named "Kitty."
- Portions of Anne Frank's diary were removed because she described her intimate parts.
- Anne Frank's sister, Margot, also had a diary. It was never found.
- Anne Frank's family was
denied visas by the U.S.
- because of stricter
- Anne Frank, Martin Luther King Jr. and Barbara Walters were all born in the same year.
- Anne Frank's father was an officer in the German army during World War I.
- Otto Frank wrote Audrey Hepburn asking her to portray his daughter Anne in the movie "The Diary of Anne Frank". Audrey kindly declined the part.
- Otto Frank was given Anne Frank's diary by Miep Gies, one of the dutch citizens who helped hide the Franks.
- Anne Frank wrote in her famous diary, "When I write I can shake off all my cares. (...) But (...) will I ever be able to write something great?"
- Anne Frank was posthumously baptized "by proxy" into Mormonism at least 9 times.
- Anne Frank dreamed about becoming an actress.
- For her 13th birthday, Anne Frank received a book she had shown her father in a shop window a few days earlier. She decided she would use it as a diary.
- Anne Frank's mother died from starvation.