Miep Gies’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Feb 15, 1909

Death Date

Jan 11, 2010

Age of Death

100 years

Cause of Death

Injury

Place of Death

Jan 11, 2010

Profession

Activist

The activist Miep Gies died at the age of 100. Here is all you want to know, and more!

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.

Quotes

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“I certainly think that another Holocaust can happen again. It did already occur; think of Cambodia, Rwanda, and Bosnia.” (Miep Gies)

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“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)

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“Too often, when people are in trouble they look for scapegoats.” (Miep Gies)

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“Children who use the Internet are much better informed than when I was young. Use this to your advantage.” (Miep Gies)