Friedrich Heinrich Albrecht Prinz von Preußen K.H.
(4.10.1809 - 14.10.1872)
place of birth:  Königsberg, Ostpreußen  (Kaliningrad, Russia)

Königreich Preußen:  Div-Kdr,  Generaloberst  (Kav)

                          


Prince of Prussia and soldier and Generaloberst, Albrecht was the fourth and youngest child of King Friedrich Wilhelm III and Queen Luise von Mecklenburg-Strelitz. Albrecht's two brothers were also Prussian Kings, Friedrich Wilhelm IV 1840-61, and Wilhelm I 1861-88 (German Emperor beginning in 1871). Albrecht's son Friedrich Wilhelm Albrecht also served in the Prussian forces, attaining the rank of Generalfeldmarschall.

Albrecht joined military service in 1819 and was a cavalry commander during the Austro-Prussian War of 1866.  He later served as a cavalry division commander in the Franco-Prussian War of 1870-71.  He eventually retired from military service at the rank of Generaloberst.

     

Generaloberst ................. 16.06.1871

Eisernes Kreuz II ........... Deutsch-Französischer Krieg  1870–1871

Pour le Mérite ................. 31.12.1870