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Baghdad College


Arabic: (كلية بغداد‎) is an elite high school for boys aged 11 to 18 in BaghdadIraq. It was initially a Catholic school founded by and operated by American Jesuits from Boston. The 1969 Iraqi government nationalization and expulsion of Jesuit teachers changed the character of the school. It has been compared in the British media to Eton College[1] and is arguably Iraq's most famous secondary school for boys, having produced an Iraqi Prime Minister, a Deputy Prime Minister, a Vice President, two dollar billionaires and a member of the British House of Lords, amongst many other notable alumni. 

Al-Hikma University


(Arabic: جامعة الحكمة‎) was a university in Baghdad founded in 1956 by members of the New EnglandProvince of the Society of Jesus. It was located in Zaafarania on the southern outskirts of Baghdad. The university was seized by the government of Iraq and its student body was transferred to the University of Baghdad. Over its lifetime, around 1900 students graduated from the university.[1]

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