Friedrich Heinrich Albrecht
Prinz von Preußen K.H.
(4.10.1809 - 14.10.1872)
place of birth: Königsberg,
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
Pour le Mérite