Biography - A Short Wiki
Brave Dutch citizen who helped Anne Frank and her family hide from the Nazis during World War II. She kept Anne Frank’s diary safe until Otto Frank returned from Auschwitz in 1945.
She had a son with her husband Jan Gies.
How did Miep Gies die?
Miep Gies' death was caused by injury.
|Cause of death||Injury|
|Age of death||100 years|
|Birthday||February 15, 1909|
|Death date||January 11, 2010|
|Place of death||N/A|
|Place of burial||N/A|
Quotes by Miep Gies
Imagine young people would grow up with the feeling that you have to be a hero to do your human duty. I am afraid nobody would ever help other people, because who is a hero?Miep Gies
Permanent remorse about failing to do your human duty, in my opinion, can be worse than losing your life.Miep Gies
Too often, when people are in trouble they look for scapegoats.Miep Gies
Children who use the Internet are much better informed than when I was young. Use this to your advantage.Miep Gies
I certainly think that another Holocaust can happen again. It did already occur; think of Cambodia, Rwanda, and Bosnia.Miep Gies