1785 – Second edict issued by Bavarian Elector Karl Theodore, this time the edict mentios the Illuminati specifically.
1786 - Adam Weishaupt writes and publishes his Apologie der Illuminaten – Includes confirmation of the Lanz legend in which an Illuminati courrier Lanz (Socrates) is struck down by lightning.
1787 - In response, the Bavarian Government publishes Einige Originalschriften Des Illuminaten Ordens which consit of the documents obtained during the raid’s at Zwack’s home. They also obtained a copy of Zwack’s deist essay Better Than Horus.
1787 - Adam Weishaupt publishes his Das verbesserte System der Illuminaten.
1787 - The Bavarian government publishes the Illuminati’s correspondence seized during the raid at Bassus’s castle in Nachtrag Von Weitern Originalschriften volume 1 and Nachtrag Von Weitern Originalschriften volume 2.
1788 - Illuminatus Johann Faber anonymously publishes Der ächte Illuminat in which the first two grades of the Illuminati are reavealed.
1790 - The Bavarian Elector Karl Theodore issues his fourth edict against the Bavarian Illuminati.
1794 - Illuminati whistleblower Grolman publishes Die Neuesten Arbeiten Des Spartacus Und Philo, exposing the secrets of the Illuminati Dirigens degree.