Eva Geiringer Schloss, MBE is an Austrian-English holocaust survivor memoirist and stepdaughter of Otto Frank, the father of Margot and diarist Anne Frank. Schloss speaks widely of her family's experiences during the Holocaust and is a participant in the USC Shoah Foundation's Visual History Archive project to record video answers to be used in educational tools.
|Born:||Eva Geiringer, May 11, 1929, Vienna, Austria|
|Alma mater:||University of Amsterdam|
|Known for:||Holocaust survivor, stepsister of Margot Frank and Anne Frank|
|Notable work:||Eva's Story, The Promise|
|Parent(s):||Erich Geiringer (father), Elfriede Geiringer (mother), Otto Frank (stepfather)|
About Eva Schloss
Holocaust survivor and memoirist most well known as the stepdaughter of Otto Frank, the father of Margot and Anne Frank. She eventually went on to release her own memoirs titled Eva's Story: A Survivor's Tale by the Step-Sister of Anne Frank, The Promise, and After Auschwitz.
After Austria was annexed to Germany, her family moved to Belgium and then the Netherlands. Her family was betrayed to the Nazis in 1944 and taken to the concentration camps where her father and brother eventually died.
After earning her degree in art history at the University of Amsterdam, she went on to co-found the Anne Frank Trust UK.
Her parents were Erich and Elfriede Geiringer and she had a brother named Heinz. Her mother married Otto Frank after the end of World War II. Her husband, Zvi Schloss, was also a refugee of the war and died in July of 2016.
Both she and Martin Gray are holocaust survivors who went on to release memoirs of their experiences during the war.
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- 20th-century Austrian writers
- Writers from Vienna
- Auschwitz concentration camp survivors
- Women in World War II
- Holocaust survivors