Der Kurier der Kaiserin

TitleDer Kurier der Kaiserin
Publication TypeFilm
Year of Publication1970
AuthorsLeitner, Hermann
Running Time25min/episode
Date Released10/1970-03/1971
CountryWest Germany
Publication LanguageGerman

The story of the courier of Austrian Empress Maria Theresia (1717-1780) during the Seven Years' War (1756-1763). The courier, Lieutenant Karl von Rotteck (Klausjürgen Wussow) and his loyal companion, officer Padua (Matthias Grimm), complete various missions on behalf of the empress, inclduding espionage assignments. On these adventures, they meet numerous well-known individuals of their times such as Louis XV, Casanova and a Turkish Sultan. This German series involves court politics, visiting dignitaries and love stories, all while incorporating some historical events such as the Battle of Kunersdorf on August 12, 1759.

Translated TitleThe Empress's Courier
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