Brinkmann was the son of the innkeeper Heinrich Brinkmann and his wife Wilhelmine nee Stuckenbrock. His first marriage was Sophie Steinmeyer on November 17, 1853 in Holzhausen. On November 30, 1877, he married Dorothea Bertha Hausmann from Hillentrup in Holzhausen. He was a farmer and mayor in Holzhausen. From 1863 to 1864 he was a member of the special state parliament for the Principality of Pyrmont . From 1866 to 1869 and again from 1878 to 1892 he was a member of the state parliament of the Principality of Waldeck-Pyrmont for the constituency of Pyrmont .
- Reinhard König: The members of the Waldeck Landtag from 1848 to 1929 (= writings of the Hessian State Archives Marburg. Vol. 3 = Prehistory and history of parliamentarism in Hesse. Vol. 3). Hessisches Staatsarchiv, Marburg 1985, ISBN 3-88964-122-9 , p. 35.
- Jochen Lengemann : MdL Hessen. 1808-1996. Biographical index (= political and parliamentary history of the state of Hesse. Vol. 14 = publications of the Historical Commission for Hesse. Vol. 48, 7). Elwert, Marburg 1996, ISBN 3-7708-1071-6 , p. 90.
- Brinkmann, Heinrich Friedrich Ludwig. Hessian biography. (As of April 20, 2020). In: Landesgeschichtliches Informationssystem Hessen (LAGIS).
|ALTERNATIVE NAMES||Brinkmann, Heinrich Friedrich Ludwig|
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||Member of Parliament Waldeck|
|DATE OF BIRTH||April 20, 1826|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Thal|
|DATE OF DEATH||November 12, 1894|
|Place of death||Holzhausen|