Karl of Germany
His Imperial and Royal Highness Prince Karl Friedrich of Germany, formally revived
the Order of the Teutonic Knights back into a Chivalric Order of Knighthood thus making a separate Teutonic Arm
of the Order from the Clerical Papal Arm of the Order in Rome, by Imperial Decree on Christmas Day, 2001, and assumed
the Grand Mastership of the Teutonic Order - Deutscher Orden - German Order, on the 1st of January, 2002, as the
60th Chivalric Hoch-und-Deutschmeister of the Teutonic Order of the Knights of St Marys Hospital in Jerusalem.