The Germans

Episode 6: Frederic of Prussia and the Empress

Part 6: Prederic of Prussia and the Empress explains how the rise of Brandenburg-Prussia led to the conflict between Frederick the Great and Maria Theresia of the Habsburg dynasty. German dualism and the rivalry between Prussia and Austria shaped German history until well into the 19th century.


WRITER: Annette Tewes      DIRECTOR (SCE.): Olaf Götz, Fridtjof Grüsser     DIRECTOR (DOC.): Erica von Moeller, Stephan Koester     CAMERA (SCE.): Matthias Haedecke, Jan Prillwitz  CAMERA (DOC.): Jörg Adams, Sias van Zyl, Ralf Grabowski     EDITOR: Timothy McLeish  MUSIC: Markus Lonardoni, Hans Günter Wagener COMMISSIONING EDITOR: Stefan Brauburger (ZDF)