Study Guide

The Diary of Anne Frank Characters

By Anne Frank

Anne Frank

Anne Frank was extraordinary in her vitality, optimism, hunger for knowledge, and creativity. She...

Otto Frank

Anne sees her father, Otto Frank, as a kindred spirit. Like Anne, Otto is a perpetual student,...

Margot Frank

Weirdly, we don't get a terribly in-depth picture of Margot Frank. This might be because she's...

Edith Frank

Dang, do we feel bad for Edith Frank. From a purely domestic perspective, her younger daughter...

Peter van Daan

Okay, this guy is actually Peter van Daan. But he's a little bit like Peter Pan—he's...

Mr. van Daan

The whole van Daan clan (say that five times fast) was actually the van Pels family. Mr. van...

Mrs. van Daan

Okay, so Mrs. van Daan isn't actually a scout leader. But she's as protective as a mama bear when...

Alfred Dussel

Anne's biting commentary comes out in full force when discussing Alfred Dussel—whose actual...

Mr. Kugler

Mr. Kugler is one of Mr. Frank’s and Mr. van Daan’s business associates who helps...

Mr. Kleiman

Mr. Kleiman, a business associate of Mr. Frank’s and Mr. van Daan’s, helps keep them...

Miep

Miep works in the office below the Secret Annex. She helps keep the occupants of the Secret Annex...

Bep

Bep works in the office below the Secret Annex. She helps keep the occupants of the Secret Annex...