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