AMSTERDAM, Netherlands, April 1 (UPI) — The Anne Frank House in Amersterdam said research has led them to conclude Frank died earlier than previously believed in the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp. Frank was believed to have died of typhus in March 1945 but after reviewing witness accounts and document archives, they believe she died in February as she and her sister Margot were nowhere to be seen after March 1. Frank was remembered by an old classmate in the same camp.

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Story highlights Museum: Anne Frank died earlier than previously believed Researchers re-examined archives and testimonies of survivors Anne and older sister Margot Frank are believed to have died in February 1945 Just two weeks after her supposed death on March 31, 1945, the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp where she had been imprisoned was liberated — timing that showed how close the Jewish diarist had been to surviving the Holocaust. But new research released by the Anne Frank House shows that Anne and her older sister, Margot Frank, died at least a month earlier than previously thought. Researchers re-examined archives of the Red Cross, the International Training Service and the Bergen-Belsen Memorial, along with testimonies of survivors

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(CNN) Seventy years ago, Anne Frank died of typhus in a Nazi concentration camp at the age of 15.

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THE HAGUE, Netherlands Seventy years ago, Anne Frank died of typhus in a Nazi concentration camp at the age of 15. Just two weeks after her supposed death on March 31, 1945, the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp where she had been imprisoned was liberated the timing showed how close the Jewish diarist had been []

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Researchers say Anne Frank died earlier than thought


Seventy years ago, Anne Frank died of typhus in a Nazi concentration camp at the age of 15. Just two weeks after her supposed death on March 31, 1945, the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp where she had been imprisoned was liberated — timing that showed how close the Jewish diarist had been to surviving the Holocaust. But new research released by the Anne Frank House shows that Anne and her older sister, Margot Frank, died at least a month earlier than previously thought.

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Researchers: Anne Frank died earlier than thought


(CNN) Seventy years ago, Anne Frank died of typhus in a Nazi concentration camp at the age of 15. Just two weeks after her supposed death on March 31, 1945, the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp where she had been imprisoned was liberated the timing showed how close the Jewish diarist had been to surviving []

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Researchers say Anne Frank perished earlier than thought


Story highlights Museum: Anne Frank died earlier than previously believed Researchers re-examined archives and testimonies of survivors Anne and older sister Margot Frank are believed to have died in February 1945 Just two weeks after her supposed death on March 31, 1945, the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp where she had been imprisoned was liberated — timing that showed how close the Jewish diarist had been to surviving the Holocaust. But new research released by the Anne Frank House shows that Anne and her older sister, Margot Frank, died at least a month earlier than previously thought

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Anne Frank 'died earlier than thought'


Michael Winter, USA TODAY 8:59 p.m. EDT March 31, 2015 Typhus probably killed Anne Frank in the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp in February 1945, not March 31, as Dutch authorities declared after World War II based on Red Cross conclusions.(Photo: PHOTODESK, AFP/Getty Images file photo) For 70 years, Anne Frank was believed to have died of typhus in Bergen-Belsen just two weeks before allied forces liberated the Nazi death camp on April 15, 1945. On Tuesday, however, new research released by the Anne Frank House in Amsterdam concludes that the 15-year-old Jewish diarist and her older sister, Margot, more likely died in February, not on March 31

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In this May 1941 photo provided by the Anne Frank House Amsterdam on Feb. 4, 2014, Anne Frank, left, plays with her friend Hanneli Goslar, right, on the Merwedeplein square in Amsterdam

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