How Did Anne Frank Die?

How Did Anne Frank Die?

How Did Anne Frank Die?

Anne Frank and her sister Margot died of typhus in March 1945, during their imprisonment at Bergen-Belsen, a German work camp. They were interred in a mass burial along with other casualties of Bergen-Belsen.

After their arrest by the Gestapo on August 4, 1944, the Frank family lived briefly at Westerbork, a holding camp in the Netherlands. In September 1944, they were shipped via rail to the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp in Poland. Edith Frank, Anne's mother, starved to death at Auschwitz. Anne and Margot were later transferred to Bergen-Belsen, which had regular and severe typhus outbreaks. Otto Frank, Anne's father, survived internment at Auschwitz and was rescued by Soviet forces on January 27, 1945.