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HOHENHEIM

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Originally appearing in Volume V13, Page 572 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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HOHENHEIM, a village of Germany, in the kingdom of Wurttemberg, 7 M. S. of Stuttgart by rail. Pop. 300. It came in 1768 from the counts of Hohenheim to the dukes of Wurttemberg, and in 1785 Duke Karl Eugen built a country house here. This house with grounds is now the seat of the most important agricultural college in Germany; it was founded in 1817, was raised to the position of a high school in 1865, and now ranks as a technical high school with university status. See Frohlich, Das Schloss and die Akademie Hohenheim (Stuttgart, 1870).
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