A dentist in his late fifties who joins the Franks and the van Daans in the Secret Annex. Anne is often at odds with Mr. Dussel, in no small part because she shares a room with him. Anne views Mr. Dussel as petty, self-centered, and a bit slow. Mr. Dussel spends much of his time writing letters to his Christian girlfriend, Charlotte.
The timeline below shows where the character Alfred Dussel appears in The Diary of Anne Frank. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
...dwellers still manage to exchange presents: Anne receives a Kewpie doll, and Mr. van Daan, Mr. Dussel , and Mr. Frank all receive handmade gifts from Mr. Voskuijl (Bep's father and the... (full context)
...a rumor that Turkey has entered the war is proven false. Meanwhile, it's discovered that Mr. Dussel has been disobeying the Annex rules – he's carrying on correspondence with a number of... (full context)
...some extra sugar for her birthday, which has sparked jealousy in Mrs. van Daan. Meanwhile, Mr. Dussel often helps himself to more than his fair share of gravy at supper. "Are most... (full context)