Miep Gies, who helped hide Anne Frank and her family. She also hid Anne's diary until it could be returned to Otto Frank who was the only one in the family to survive the concentration camps. Miep lived to be 100 years old.
Miep Gies, who hid Anne Frank and her family from the Nazis during WWII. She was also responsible for preserving Anne Frank's diary and delivering it to her father Otto Frank, who was the sole survivor in the family. Gies received many honors, including knighthood in the Netherlands. She died in 2010 at the age of 100//
Miep Gies, one of the Dutch citizens who hid Anne Frank, her family and several family friends in an attic annex above Anne's father's place of business from the Nazis during World War II. "I am not a hero. I just did what any decent person would have done."
Miep Gies on her wedding day, 1941. Hermine Santruschitz better known as Miep Gies (Dutch pronunciation: [mip xis]), was one of the Dutch citizens who hid Anne Frank, her family and four other Jews from the Nazis in an annex above Anne's father's business premises during World War II.