The Westdeutsche Allgemeine Zeitung is a leading commercial newspaper from Essen, Germany, published by WAZ-Mediengruppe.[2]

History and profile

Westdeutsche Allgemeine Zeitung was founded by Erich Brost and first published 3 April 1948.[3] The paper has its headquarters in Essen.[4]

During the third quarter of 1992 Westdeutsche Allgemeine Zeitung had a circulation of 626,000 copies.[4]