• Born date: 1816-02-25
  • Born in: Portland, Maine
  • Death date: 1885-03-01
  • Death in: Boston
George Henry Preble

George Henry Preble (February 25, 1816 – March 1, 1885) was an American naval officer and writer, notable for his history of the flag of the United States and for taking the first photograph of the Fort McHenry flag that inspired The Star-Spangled Banner.