Frederick II, Duke of Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg: Princess Magdalena Augusta of Anhalt-Zerbst: 7 June 1696: Augustus, Duke of Saxe-Weissenfels and Anna Maria of Mecklenburg-Schwerin: Frederick III, Duke of Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg: Princess Luise Dorothea of Saxe-Meiningen: 17 September 1729
Johann Adolf II, Duke of Saxe-Weissenfels commanded the Saxons. Frederick had a very low opinion of his counterpart, saying of Prince Charles Alexander that "there will be some stupid mistakes." In fact, Frederick was counting on Charles entering Silesia by crossing the Riesengebirge (engl. Giant Mountains).