The Frankfurter Neue Presse (FNP) is a German daily newspaper, based in Frankfurt am Main and focused on local and regional topics.
The FNP was founded on 15 April 1946 under a license of the American military government. It was license No. 32 in the US zone, given to Hugo Stenzel and August Heinrich Berning.
From 20 Januar 1949, Stenzel was the only publisher until his death on 20 July 1964. He was succeeded by Werner Wirthle, followed from 1991 to March 2007 by Volker W. Grams, from 1 April 2007 by Hans Homrighausen, and from March 2015 by Oliver Rohloff.
In 1946 the goals were defined: "Für Völkerversöhnung, religiöse Toleranz, sozialen Fortschritt und Politik einer breiten positiven Mitte. Gegen Nationalismus. Für Demokratie, gegen verderbliche Vorurteile, für kulturellen Neubau aus echten Kräften und gegen die Zersetzung des Lebens" (For reconciliation among nations, religious tolerance, social progress and politics of a large positive center. Against nationalism. For democracy, against dangerous bias, for new cultural structures from authentic powers and against a subversion of life).
The city edition serves the city center and the suburbs in the south, east and north. Several papers, distinguished by header and a regional section, cover the greater area. The Höchster Kreisblattis for the western part of Frankfurt and the Main-Taunus-Kreis. The Nassauische Neue Presse appears for the Limburg region, the Westerwaldkreis, and parts of the Rhein-Lahn-Kreis. The Taunus-Zeitung and the Usinger Neue Presse serve the Hochtaunuskreis. The Bad Vilbeler Neue Presse appears for Bad Vilbel, Karben, the Wetterau and parts of the Main-Kinzig-Kreis. The Neu-Isenburger Neue Presse covers communities around Neu-Isenburg to the Kreis Groß-Gerau. The Rüsselsheimer Echo appears from 2015 for Rüsselsheim am Main and die surrounding towns.
Main-Taunus is a Kreis (district) in the middle of Hessen, Germany and is part of the Frankfurt/Rhine-Main Metropolitan Region as well as the Frankfurt urban area. Neighboring districts are Hochtaunuskreis, district-free Frankfurt, Groß-Gerau, district-free Wiesbaden, Rheingau-Taunus. It is the second most densely populated rural district in Germany.
Nassauische Neue Presse is a newspaper in the Nassau region in western Germany, covering the area of the historical state of Nassau. It has a circulation of over 20,000, and was founded in 1948. It is owned by Frankfurter Neue Presse.
Limburg-Weilburg is a Kreis (district) in the west of Hesse, Germany. Neighboring districts are Lahn-Dill, Hochtaunuskreis, Rheingau-Taunus, Rhein-Lahn, Westerwaldkreis.
The International Standard Book Number (ISBN) is a numeric commercial book identifier which is intended to be unique. Publishers purchase ISBNs from an affiliate of the International ISBN Agency.
The Philipps University of Marburg was founded in 1527 by Philip I, Landgrave of Hesse, which makes it one of Germany's oldest universities and the oldest Protestant university in the world. It is now a public university of the state of Hesse, without religious affiliation. The University of Marburg has about 25,000 students and 7,500 employees and is located in Marburg, a town of 72,000 inhabitants, with university buildings dotted in or around the town centre. About 12% of the students are international, the highest percentage in Hesse. It offers an International summer university programme and offers student exchanges through the Erasmus programme.
The Taunus is a mountain range in Hesse, Germany located north of Frankfurt. The tallest peak in the range is Großer Feldberg at 878 m; other notable peaks are Kleiner Feldberg and Altkönig.
The Bahnhofsviertel is a city district of Frankfurt am Main, Germany. It is part of the Ortsbezirk Innenstadt I.
Zeilsheim is a city district of Frankfurt am Main, Germany. It is part of the Ortsbezirk West and is subdivided into the Stadtbezirke Zeilsheim-Ost, Zeilsheim-Süd and Zeilsheim-Nord.
The Taunus Railway in the High Taunus is a railway route between Frankfurt (Main) Hauptbahnhof and Brandoberndorf via Bad Homburg, Usingen and Grävenwiesbach. It was operated from 1993 to 1995 by the Frankfurter Verkehrsverbund as the T-Bahn and subsequently by the Rhein-Main-Verkehrsverbund as line 15. It is listed in table 637 of the Deutsche Bahn timetable. The Friedrichsdorf–Brandoberndorf line, which has the infrastructure number of 9374, forms part of the old Friedrichsdorf–Wetzlar line, which was known as the Taunusbahn. The line is owned by the Verkehrsverband Hochtaunus. The infrastructure is managed by HLB Basis AG on behalf of the VHT.
The Wheel of Mainz or Mainzer Rad, in German, was the coat of arms of the Archbishopric of Mainz and thus also of the Electorate of Mainz (Kurmainz), in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany. It consists of a silver wheel with six spokes on a red background. The wheel can also be found in stonemasons' carvings and similar objects. Currently, the City of Mainz uses a double wheel connected by a silver cross.
Klaus-Peter Willsch is a German politician of the CDU party and member of the Bundestag, representing Rheingau-Taunus – Limburg.
F. W. Bernstein was a German poet, cartoonist, satirist, and academic. He worked for the satirical biweekly pardon. After teaching at schools, he was professor of caricature and comics at the Berlin Academy of the Arts from 1984 to 1999. He was one of the founding members of the Neue Frankfurter Schule, which published the satirical magazine Titanic.
Südwest Presse is a German daily newspaper based in Ulm, which is distributed in Ulm, Neu-Ulm, Alb-Donau-Kreis and Landkreis Neu-Ulm. It is also the name of a regional cooperative venture of over 20 local publications that share regional and national features. All of these newspapers together cover about a third of Baden-Württemberg. Südwest's publishing house Neue Pressegesellschaft prints most of them.
Wolfgang-Ernst Ferdinand Heinrich Franz Karl Georg Wilhelm, VIII. Prince of Ysenburg and Büdingen in Wächtersbach is a German aristocrat. He is currently head of the House of Ysenburg and Büdingen.
Martin Lücker is a German classical organist, and professor at the Hochschule für Musik und Darstellende Kunst Frankfurt am Main.
Lothar Zenetti was a German Catholic theologian, priest, and author of books and poetry. In Frankfurt, he was both a minister for young people and a parish priest. He was also active on radio and television. His songs, for example the popular "Das Weizenkorn muss sterben" and "Segne dieses Kind", appear in both Protestant and Catholic hymnals.
Peter Reulein is a German composer, organ improviser, academic teacher and church musician, from 2000 at the church Liebfrauen in Frankfurt am Main. In 2016 he composed for the Catholic Diocese of Limburg the Franciscan oratorio Laudato si'.
The Taunus Nature Park is a nature park in Central Germany with an area of 134,775 hectares (1347.75 km²) in the Central Upland range of the Taunus. It is one of two Hessian nature parks in the Taunus and the second largest nature park in Hesse.
St. Leonhard is a Catholic church and parish in Frankfurt, Hesse, Germany. The building dates to 1219, when it was erected in the centre of the town close to the river Main, as a Romanesque-style basilica. From 1425, it was remodeled to a hall church in late Gothic style. St. Leonhard was the only one of nine churches in the Old Town that survived World War II almost undamaged. Today, the parish is part of the Domgemeinde and serves as the parish church of English-speaking Catholics. It is a monument of Frankfurt's history as well as church history and medieval crafts.
Kettenhofweg 124/124a is a listed semi-detached house from the early 20th century. The house on the Kettenhofweg in Frankfurt's Westend district was, in 1994, the scene of a sixfold murder whilst the house was being used as a brothel. The house stood empty for a while after the murders until it was brought by a Viennese real estate company. It is now occupied by an investment company.
The Königstein Railway is a 1902 opened, single-track and non-electrified secondary railway line that connects the town of Königstein im Taunus with the city of Frankfurt am Main on the southern edge of the Taunus in the German state of Hesse.
Margrit Brückner is a feminist German sociologist and a retired professor of the Frankfurt University of Applied Sciences. Her publications on girls and women at work, and, especially, her work on violence against women, have become core academic texts. Another of her more notable specialities involves her contributions to the international debate on (social) care.
Katharina Magiera is a German operatic contralto. A member of the Frankfurt Opera, she has appeared in major European opera houses. She is active also as a lieder singer and has recorded.
Katja Leikert is a German politician (CDU).