The Rheinischer Merkur (literally "Rhineland Mercury") was a nationwide conservative German weekly newspaper appearing on Thursdays. It was published in Bonn, its managing director was Bert Günther Wegener, and the editor in chief from 1994 to 2010 was Michael Rutz. Its circulation in the third quarter of 2003 was 105,422.
The last full-fledged issue was on 25 November 2010. Since December 2010, the "Merkur" has been published under the name Christ & Welt (literally "Christian & World") as a weekly supplement to Die Zeit.
- Roman Herzog (Member of the board of publishers 1981-1994)
- Jean-Claude Juncker (Member of the board of publishers 2006-2010)
- Thomas Kielinger (Editor in chief 1985-1994)
- Paul Kirchhof (Member of the board of publishers 2006-2010)
- Michael Mertes (Foreign editor 1999-2002)
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