Insights into and figures from the new publication of the German Imperial Gazette (Deutscher Reichsanzeiger)

The new publication in ZEDHIA, the German Imperial Gazette (Deutscher Reichsanzeiger), with its forerunners such as the Prussian State Gazette (Preussischer Staatsanzeiger), was published from 1819 to 1945 and offers a wealth of data for researching German economic history in more than 38,000 issues.

With this in mind, we'd like to give you a few numbers that are generated by entries in the full-text search of ZEDHIA when selecting the publication German Imperial Gazette (Deutscher Reichsanzeiger):

In a full-text search for "GmbH" (company with limited liability), more than 3,500 issues of the Imperial Gazette (Reichsanzeiger) appear in ZEDHIA. The term "Aktiengesellschaft" (public limited company) appears in almost 23,000 issues. The search term "bankruptcy" appears in over 27,500, "patent" in more than 27,800, as well as "business report" in over 20,700 and "securities" in more than 14,300 of the Imperial Gazette (Reichsanzeiger).

The Imperial Gazette (Reichsanzeiger), roughly equivalent to the official gazette to the Wiener Zeitung (Amtsblatt zur Wiener Zeitung), contains entries about company formations, changes and deletions, alongside many other publications relevant to economic history. We wish all existing and new users all the best for their research in the new and expanded ZEDHIA.