1712 Frederick born. Image of parents

1728 portrait of young Frederick

1730 Imprisonment

1733 Marriage

1736 Move to Rheinsberg Palace

1738-40 L'Anti-Machiavel revised

1740 Frederick ascends throne

1740-42 First Silesian War

1742 Opening of Court Opera in Berlin

1744-45 Second Silesian War

1747 Inauguration of Palace of Sanssouci


1750-53 Voltaire at Court

1756-63 Seven Years War

1763-69 Neues Palais built

1786 Frederick dies





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