Even in Brandenburg-Schwedt, however, he had to accept the prerogative of his eldest brother Margrave Philip William. Moreover, sober times began in 1713 with the accession of King Frederick William I , known as the "Soldier King", who enlisted large financial resources to build up the Prussian Army.
Princess Philippine of Brandenburg-Schwedt (10 October 1745 – 1 May 1800); married Frederick II, Landgrave of Hesse-Kassel. Prince Georg Philipp Wilhelm of Brandenburg-Schwedt (3 May 1749 – 13 August 1751) Frederick William was 19 years older than the princess and he was called the "mad Margrave" because of his pranks and rude manners.
Overview. The statutes of the order were published on 18 January 1701, and revised in 1847. Membership in the Order of the Black Eagle was limited to a small number of knights, and was divided into two classes: members of reigning houses (further divided into members of the House of Hohenzollern and members of other houses, both German and foreign) and capitular knights.
14. Albert II, Margrave of Meissen, 1240–1314 15. Frederick I, Margrave of Meissen, 1257–1323 16. Frederick II, Margrave of Meissen, 1310–1349 17. Frederick III, Landgrave of Thuringia, 1332–1381 18. Frederick I, Elector of Saxony, 1370–1428 19. Frederick II, Elector of Saxony, 1412–1464 20. Ernest, Elector of Saxony, 1441–1486 21.