Frankfurt branch at Roßmarkt 18 around 1930

Historical Institute

The Historical Institute of Deutsche Bank performs the closely allied functions of researching the history of the bank and looking after its historically important collections of source material.

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October 29, 1929: Merger of Deutsche Bank and Disconto Gesellschaft


Since Deutsche Bank was founded in 1870, its development has been an important part of business history. Long-term processes have influenced the bank's history, just like events that can be precisely dated.  

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Publications on Deutsche Bank's history have been published in various formats: general presentations, biographies, site portraits.

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Did you know? – Frequently asked questions about Deutsche Bank's history.

Who founded Deutsche Bank, why does it have this name or who designed its logo?

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Since 1991, the Historical Association has made the history of banking and its political, economic and cultural environment accessible to a broad public

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Deutsche Bank AG
Historical Institute
60262 Frankfurt am Main

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