Frederick III “the Strict” was born onthisday in history, 14th December 1332 A.D. and died on 21st May 1381 A.D. in Altenburg, he was the son of Frederick II, Margrave of Meissen and Mathilde of Bavaria

Fredrick over took the government for his brother, Balthasar, William and Ludwig “Bishop of Bamberg”. After the death of their father in 1340 A.D.

In 1368 A.D. after the brothers changed ruler-ship every two years. In 1379 A.D. they divided their possessions and belongings.

After the death of Federick III Meissen his Empire was divided between the three sons.