Author of the The Hiding Place, a 1971 memoir that details her family's efforts to hide Jews during the Holocaust and her imprisonment after being discovered by the Nazis.
In 1924, she became the first licensed female watchmaker in the Netherlands.
After being released from a concentration camp where she had been imprisoned for hiding Jews, she established a rehabilitation center for Holocaust survivors.
She had two sisters, Betsie and Nollie, and a brother, Willem.
Her famous memoir was made into a film that featured Julie Harris in the role of Betsie Ten Boom.