Cornimont ( German Hornberg ) is a commune with 3510 inhabitants (as of January 1, 2011 ) in the department of Vosges in the Lorraine region. It belongs to the district Epinal, founded the Canton Saulxures -sur -Moselotte and on the 2002 Local Government Association Haute Moselotte.
The Vosges community Cornimont is located on the upper Moselotte and on the east by the Alsace region.
Neighboring communities of Cornimont are Rochesson and La Bresse in the north, Wildenstein in the northeast, Kruth in the east, in the southeast Ventron, La Bresse in the south, Saulxures -sur -Moselotte in the southwest and Basse -sur -le- Rupt in the northwest.
The place probably already existed in the 7th century, the first written reference (as Cournimont ) comes from the year 1345th During the Thirty Years' War, the population declined dramatically, in 1640 it was 27 people. In the 19th century there was a rapid industrialization, in 1975, the population was approximately 5,200.
On June 20, 1940 Cornimont fell within the framework of the western campaign and was captured by troops of the Wehrmacht. Two days later there was the Armistice of Compiègne (1940 ); it amounted to a capitulation.
Other attractions in the municipality include the Musée des Mille et une Racine and the chapel Chapelle du Brabant.
The Moselotte in Cornimont
Cornimont maintains since 1983 a partnership with the municipality of stones in Baden -Württemberg.
- Hubert Curien ( born October 30, 1924 in Cornimont; † 6 February 2005 in Loury in Paris), politician and physicist
- Christophe Mengin ( born September 3, 1968 in Cornimont ), cyclist