Corrie ten Boom

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Corrie ten Boom
Cornelia Arnolda Johanna ten Boom

15 April 1892
Haarlem, Netherlands
Died15 April 1983(1983-04-15) (aged 91)
Occupation(s)Writer, watchmaker
Known forAuthor of The Hiding Place, Righteous Among the Nations
RelativesBetsie ten Boom (sister)
Willem ten Boom (brother)
Nollie van Woerden (sister)
WebsiteTen Boom Museum

Cornelia Johanna Arnolda "Corrie" ten Boom (April 15, 1892 – April 15, 1983) was a Dutch evangelist and Nazi concentration camp survivor. She helped nearly 800 Jews escape the Nazis during World War II. Ten Boom co-wrote her autobiography The Hiding Place in 1971. It was later made into a movie of the same name. In December 1967, Ten Boom was given the award of "Righteous Among the Nations"' by the State of Israel.

She was born in Amsterdam and died in California at the age of 91.

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