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Former Royal Pedagogium in Sulechów



In the first half of the 19th century, the Pedagogium was a real educational factory, which had many kinds of various schools in one complex. In 1877, there were 326 pupils in it.

Sigmund Steibart founded famous Pedagogium in Sulechow in 1720 originally as the orphanage. In 1722, during a visit of King of Prussia – William 1st, a cornerstone was placed there. For the good results, Prussian King Frederick 2nd, named it as the Royal Pedagogium on March 26, 1766. In the first half of the 19th century, the Pedagogium was a real educational factory, which had many kinds of various schools in one complex. In 1877, there were 326 pupils in it. In the beginning of the 20th century the Pedagogium was turned into a college. After the WW II, in January 1946, the Teachers’ College was founded here. It was turned in 1970 into a college for kindergarten teachers. That lasted till 1999 when the whole complex began to be a High School of Public Administration. From 2001, it received a name State High Profession School. Among the graduates of the Pedagogium there are: Prince Bernhard von Lippe – Bisterfeld – husband of Dutch Juliana (mother of Queen Beatrix of Holland), Bernard von Sydow, in the 80s of the 20th century – the first secretary of Federal German Embassy in Warsaw, Stanisław Henryk Janusz prince Radziwiłł – cavalierly master, Albert Schulz – one of the most genius translators of Polish literature into German, Otto Stern – physicist, Noble Prize owner in 1940 for proton magnetism analyses. The school educated Germans, Poles, Scandinavians and Czech.

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Armii Krajowej street 51
66-100 Sulechów
Province: LUBUSKIE
La latitude et la longitude: 52.0798,15.6198
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