1. Anne Frank was born Annelies Marie Frank on June 12, 1929.
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  2. Anne Frank was born in Frankfurt, Germany, but her family moved to Amsterdam in the early 1930s when the Nazis gained control.
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  3. Anne Frank lost her German citizenship in 1941 and thus became stateless.
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  4. Anne Frank and seven others remained in hiding for 2 years in the "Secret Annex", a small apartment behind her father's business in Amsterdam.
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  5. Anne Frank wrote most of her diary in the form of letters to a person named "Kitty."
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  6. Anne Frank's concentration camp was liberated by British troops just weeks after her death.
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  7. Portions of Anne Frank's diary were removed because she described her intimate parts.
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  8. Anne Frank's sister, Margot, also had a diary. It was never found.
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  9. Anne Frank's family was
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  10. The Diary of Anne Frank is banned in Lebanon for "portraying Jews, Israel or Zionism favorably".
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  11. Anne Frank's father was an officer in the German army during World War I.
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  12. Anne Frank's father survived Auschwitz and died in 1980 of lung cancer.
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  13. 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.
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  14. Otto Frank was given Anne Frank's diary by Miep Gies, one of the dutch citizens who helped hide the Franks.
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  15. 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?"
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  16. Anne Frank is on YouTube. She was captured on film while leaning out of her window to get a good look of a wedding.
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  17. Anne Frank was posthumously baptized "by proxy" into Mormonism at least 9 times.
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  18. Anne Frank dreamed about becoming an actress.
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  19. 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.
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  20. Anne Frank's mother died from starvation.
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  21. The SS officer who captured Anne Frank and her family became a member of West Germany's intelligence service after WW2. He bought Anne Frank's book to see if he was mentioned.
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  22. The exact date and reason of Anne Frank's death was not recorded.
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  23. Anne Frank rewrote her diary in 1944 to improve content and language after hearing the Dutch government-in-exile's advise to keep diaries as a record of what went on under the Nazis.
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  24. Asteroid 5535 Annefrank was named in Anne Frank's honour in 1995, after having been discovered in 1942.
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  25. Anne Frank, Martin Luther King Jr. and Barbara Walters were all born in the same year.
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