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Date of Birth 8 November 1926Osnabrück, Germany
Date of Death 5 May 1945Mauthausen concentration camp, Austria  (death march)
Birth NamePeter Aron van Pels
Height 5' 7" (1.7 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Peter van Pels was born on November 8, 1926 in Osnabrück, Germany as Peter Aron van Pels. He died on May 5, 1945 in Mauthausen concentration camp, Austria.

Trivia (7)

He died after a death march from Auschwitz to Mauthausen, only three days prior to the liberation of the camp.
Had a cat named Moushi.
Subject of Anne Frank's story, "My First Article."
Son of Hermann and Auguste van Pels.
Named after his Dutch grandfather, Aron van Pels.
Is of German, Dutch, and Jewish heritage.
Was a boyfriend of Anne Frank.

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