Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung
The Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung is the leading conservative newspaper in Germany. There are 6 newspapers a week and supplementary the Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung on Sundays. There are about 360,000 newspapers sold every day. It is the German newspaper with the widest circulation abroad. It is sold to 148 countries every day.
The first edition of the FAZ published on November 1, 1949. Its founding editor was Erich Welter. Some editors had worked for the Frankfurter Zeitung, which was banned in 1943.