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Est. 1886 at Bonn, Ger., by T. Christlieb* to train men 20–30 yrs. old, who already had a vocation, for miss. work and evangelism; moved to Wuppertal-Barmen 1893 by T. Haarbeck.*

The name Johanneum is also applied to an older institution at Hamburg which combined a Gymnasium and Realschule, and to schools elsewhere, e.g., Breslau and Lüneburg.

An advanced school (Hoch Schule) called Johannea was est. at Herborn 1584. enl. to a U. 1654, changed to a sem. 1817.

See also Hübner, Johann(es).

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