The Frankfurter gelehrte Zeitungen was founded in 1736 by S.
See the very full article by Frankfurter in the Allgemeine deutsche Biographie, which supersedes his earlier biography.
The Frankfurter Journal was founded in 1615, the Postzeitung in 1616, the Neue Frankfurter Zeitung in 1859, and the Frankfurter Presse in 1866.
In April 1833 occurred what is known as the Frankfort Insurrection (Frankfurter Attentat), in which a number of insurgents led by Georg Bunsen attempted to break up the diet.
Grotefend, Quellen ztcr Frankfurter Geschichte (Frankfort, 1884-1888); J.
Speyer, Die Frankfurter Revolution 1612-1616 (1883); and L.
Frankfurter V.G., lxvi., lxvii.
A lighter vein is to be observed in various dramatic satires written at this time, such as Cotter, Helden and Wieland (1774), Hanswursts Hochzeit, Fastnachtsspiel vorn Pater Brey, Satyros, and in the Singspiele, Erwin and Elmire (1775) and Claudine von Villa Bella (1776); while in the Frankfurter Gelehrte Anzeiger (1772- 1773), Goethe drove home the principles of the new movement of Sturm and Drang in terse and pointed criticism.