The Prussian Machine  -  Prussia

back to  Prussia  |  home    

     Friedrich Wilhelm Ludwig Prinz von Preußen        

Frederick William Ludwig, Prince of Prussia
(30.10.1794 - 27.67.1863)
place of birth:  Berlin

Prince of Prussia and Royal Prussian General of Cavalry who served as divisional commander and Inspector General of the First Army. He was the son of Prince Friedrich Ludwig Karl von Preu
ßen and Princess Friederike von Mecklenburg-Strelitz. He was thus the nephew of King of Prussia Friedrich Wilhelm III, as well as Friedrich Wilhelm IV's cousin.

Prince Friedrich was commander of Leib-Kürassier-Regiment Großer Kurfürst (Schlesisches) Nr.1 from 1815 until his death in 1863. He additionally commanded 20th Infantry Division in 1820 when the Rhine Province became part of Prussia.


*     *     *