Allgemeine Zeitung (Mainz)

Allgemeine Zeitung is a German regional daily newspaper, published in Mainz, the capital of Rhineland-Palatinate. Founded in 1850, it is now part of the Rhein Main Presse [de], published by Verlagsgruppe Rhein Main [de].

Allgemeine Zeitung
Logo of Allgemeine Zeitung
TypeDaily newspaper
Owner(s)Verlagsgruppe Rhein Main [de]
PublisherVerlagsgruppe Rhein Main
Editor-in-chiefFriedrich Roeingh [de]
Founded1850 (1850)


The paper was founded in 1850 as the Täglicher Straßenanzeiger (daily street advertisement). From 1854 a redaction developed political, business, cultural and local news. The name was changed to Mainzer Anzeiger. After World War I, the paper developed to a regionally read daily. The publication house was destroyed in the Air raid on 27 February 1945. In the fall of 1945, a paper was founded named Neuer Mainzer Anzeiger, changed once more in May 1947 to Allgemeine Zeitung.[1][2]


  1. ^ Frank Schmidt-Wyk: Zeitungmachen "unter Geiern" (in German), in: Allgemeine Zeitung Mainz, 23 July 2010, p. 11.
  2. ^ Frank Schmidt-Wyk: Journalisten unter Dampf (in German), in: Allgemeine Zeitung Mainz, 27 July 2010, p. 11.

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