In 1635 Offenbach given to the Landgraves of Hesse-Darmstadt but it was returned to the Isenburg-Birstein Count (later Prince) in 1642 and remained in that Principality until 1815 when the Congress of Vienna gave the city to the Austrian Emperor, Francis I.A year later it was given to the Grand Duchy of Hesse-Darmstadt.
The city was thereafter ruled by Grand Dukes of Hesse and by Rhine until the monarchy was abolished in 1918.Other important industries are the automobile and pharmaceutical industries.During the Second World War the city suffered heavily from bombing by the Allied Forces.With the coming into power of the count Johann Philipp in 1685, the city began to develop and the population rose steadily.In the 19th century the city became industrialized and the population increased even tenfold.
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Always very close to the city centre of Frankfurt, Offenbach was a popular location for business.The town has its own trade fair, and many companies have opened facilities here because there are fewer restrictions and no closed businesses.Offenbach is a so-called ´Sozialer Brennpunkt`(= multiple social problems area) because of unemployment, poverty, gang related crime and migration.Until the end of the 17th century, Offenbach remained a small town with less than a thousand habitants.Offenbach was also the European center of typography, with Gebr.
Klingspor and Linotype (inventors of Optima or Palatino typeface) moving to nearby Eschborn in the 1970s and MAN Roland printing machines still a major employer today.Offenbach is one of the German cities where Germans without migrant background make up a minority of the population. 44.3% of residents or 55,047 people had no foreign background.In contrast to that, there were 55.7% or 69,214 people of non-German descent.The newest suburb is Mathildenviertel in the center near to the Main river.During the Middle Ages Offenbach passed through many hands.