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Otto Frank

Otto Frank (1961)
Born Otto Heinrich Frank
(1889-05-12)12 May 1889
Frankfurt am Main, German Empire
Died 19 August 1980(1980-08-19) (aged 91)
Birsfelden, Basel-Landschaft, Switzerland
Cause of death Lung cancer
Nationality German,(rev)
Swiss, Dutch
Occupation Banker, spice merchant[1]
Known for father of Anne Frank; The Diary of a Young Girl
Spouse(s) Edith Holländer (1925–45; her death)
Elfriede Geiringer (1953–80; his death)
Children Margot Frank (elder daughter)
Anne Frank (younger daughter)
Eva Schloss (step daughter)
Parent(s) Michael Frank
Alice Stern Frank

For me, it was a revelation. There, was revealed a completely different Anne to the child that I had lost. I had no idea of the depths of her thoughts and feelings.
Otto Frank
We all had lots of stories of our sad experiences – they mourned the death of my wife with me – but we were hopeful that the children would return.
Otto Frank
I just can't think how I would go on without children having lost Edith already… It's too upsetting for me to write about them. Naturally, I still hope, and wait, wait, wait.
Otto Frank