Otto Frank

1889 - 1980

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Otto Heinrich Frank (12 May 1889 – 19 August 1980) was a German businessman who later became a resident of the Netherlands and Switzerland. He was the father of Anne and Margot Frank and husband of Edith Frank-Holländer, and was the sole member of his family to survive the Holocaust. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Otto Frank has received more than 2,723,942 page views. His biography is available in 28 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 26 in 2019). Otto Frank is the 49th most popular businessperson (down from 45th in 2019), the 434th most popular biography from Germany (down from 395th in 2019) and the 8th most popular German Businessperson.

Otto Frank is most famous for being the father of Anne Frank, who wrote the diary.

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Among businesspeople, Otto Frank ranks 49 out of 604Before him are João Havelange, Robert Kiyosaki, Henri Nestlé, Sergei Diaghilev, Mohamed Al-Fayed, and Thomas Cook. After him are Johns Hopkins, Madam C. J. Walker, Aga Khan IV, Joan Gamper, J. Bruce Ismay, and Calouste Gulbenkian.

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Among people born in 1889, Otto Frank ranks 18Before him are Vaslav Nijinsky, Igor Sikorsky, Idris of Libya, Manuel II of Portugal, Carl von Ossietzky, and Gabriel Marcel. After him are Gabriela Mistral, Paul Karrer, Louise Mountbatten, Jacob L. Moreno, Carl Theodor Dreyer, and Victor Fleming. Among people deceased in 1980, Otto Frank ranks 26Before him are Oswald Mosley, Vladimir Vysotsky, Gianni Rodari, Milton H. Erickson, Alexei Kosygin, and Peter Sellers. After him are Óscar Romero, Princess Victoria Louise of Prussia, Gregory Bateson, John Bonham, Hans Morgenthau, and Hans Asperger.

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Among people born in Germany, Otto Frank ranks 434 out of 5,289Before him are Princess Elisabeth of Hesse and by Rhine (1864), Anna Magdalena Bach (1701), Walter Schellenberg (1910), Conradin (1252), Karl Schwarzschild (1873), and Duke Maximilian Joseph in Bavaria (1808). After him are Ernst Lubitsch (1892), Uwe Seeler (1936), Maria Amalia of Saxony (1724), Walther Bothe (1891), Prince Bernhard of Lippe-Biesterfeld (1911), and Fritz Todt (1891).


Among businesspeople born in Germany, Otto Frank ranks 8Before him are Levi Strauss (1829), Adolf Dassler (1900), Ludwig Erhard (1897), Robert Bosch (1861), Rudolf Dassler (1898), and Henri Nestlé (1814). After him are Bertha Benz (1849), Jakob Fugger (1459), Nathan Mayer Rothschild (1777), Dietmar Hopp (1940), Johann Friedrich Böttger (1682), and Paul Reuter (1816).