During the Second World War the city suffered heavily from bombing by the Allied Forces.More than half of the city's population have a non-German background, with Turks, former Yugoslavs, Arabs, Italians, Greeks and Poles as major groups.
The town was more cosmopolitan than Frankfurt; famous people such as Goethe and Mozart visited it several times.
The Rumpenheim Palace and its park were a popular destination for monarchs in the 19th century.
It was destroyed by fire in 1564 and rebuilt in 1578.
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.
In the 20th century the city's economy was dominated by the machine-building and leather industries, and it was also a major centre of the typography and design industries.
Other important industries are the automobile and pharmaceutical industries.
The inner town of Offenbach is quite large and has only a few suburbs.
In the east the three incorporated: Bürgel (incorporated 1908), Bieber (incorporated April 1, 1938), and Rumpenheim (incorporated April 4, 1942).
During the Second World War a third of the city was destroyed by Allied bombing, which claimed 467 lives.
With the new district Lauterborn the city was expanded to the south in the 1960s.
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