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Landgrave Karl (1654 - 1730) created the Karlsaue (also called Auepark) from 1670 to 1730 as a baroque park. A redesign into the style of an English garden at the end of the 18th century corresponded with the fashion of that time. The Karlsaue has been the location for the Federal Horticultural show twice in 1955 and in 1981. Since documenta 2 (1959), the respective documenta directors have regularly integrated the entire Karlsaue into their concept.