Definition of Bernadotte, Jean Baptiste Jules in English:

Bernadotte, Jean Baptiste Jules

Line breaks: Jean Bap|tiste Jules Ber¦na|dotte
Pronunciation: /ˌbəːnəˈdɒt
 
, bɛʀnadɔt/
( 1763–1844), French soldier, king of Sweden (as Charles XIV) 1818–44. One of Napoleon’s marshals, he was adopted by Charles XIII of Sweden in 1810 and later became king, thus founding Sweden’s present royal house.

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