Franz Eher Nachfolger

Franz Eher Nachfolger GmbH (Franz Eher and Successors, LLC, usually referred to as the Eher-Verlag (Eher Publishing)) was the central publishing house of the Nazi Party and one of the largest book and periodical firms during the Third Reich.[1][2][3] It was acquired by the party on 17 December 1920 for 115,000 Papiermark.[4]

Franz Eher Nachfolger GmbH
Founded2 January 1887
FounderFranz Eher
Defunct29 October 1945 
SuccessorMax Amann
Country of originGermany
Headquarters locationMunich, Germany
Key peopleRolf Rienhard
Wilhelm Baur
Nonfiction topicsPolitics

In addition to the major papers, the Völkischer Beobachter and the Illustrierter Beobachter, the publishers also printed novels, maps, song books, and calendars. The weekly satirical magazine Die Brennessel was another publication of the company.[5] Adolf Hitler's Mein Kampf was also published by the firm from 1925 through many editions and millions of copies.


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