Frans Herman Kober

30 Years

Franz Hermann Kober was born on 22 November 1911 in Berlin. As soon as Hitler came to power in March 1933, Franz Hermann fled to the Netherlands. He arrived in the Netherlands on 21, went to live in Amsterdam and registered as a student. 

He married Hilde Altenberg on 10 July 1942. He knew her from Berlin. After the evacuation of the labour village on 20 March 1941 she lives in Amsterdam in Waalstraat, around the corner of Merwedeplein, where Franz Hermann came to live in the autumn of 1940.
Five days after their marriage they were put on the first transport to Auschwitz and within three weeks, on 8 August, Franz was murdered. His wife Hilde was murdered on 30 September 1942.
The fate of Franz Hermann’s parents is unknown.     



Son of

  • Anna Kober-Ginsberg * unknown † unknown and
  • Leopold Kober *unknown  † unknown

Last address

Berlin (Schöneberg)

Last known residences in The Netherlands

  • 22-05-1933
    Amsterdam, Brahmsstraat 2 Kr.14
  • 16-05-1938
    Amsterdam, Bachstraat 1 bhs
  • 30-11-1940
    Amsterdam, Merwedeplein 29-I (fam. Gassmann)
  • 14-07-1942
    Deportation to Camp Westerbork
  • 15-07-1942
    On the first deportation to Auschwitz