[bur-nuh-dot; for 2 also French ber-na-dawt]
- Count Folke [fawl-kuh] /ˈfɔl kə/, 1895–1948, Swedish diplomat and United Nations mediator; assassinated.
- Jean Bap·tiste Jules [zhahn ba-teest zhyl] /ʒɑ̃ baˈtist ʒül/, 1764–1844, French marshal under Napoleon; as Charles XIV, king of Sweden and Norway 1818–44.
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Bernadotte never bothered to learn the language, but his new locals didn't seem to mind.
With Augereau and Massena, Bernadotte is a merciless plunderer.Memoirs of the Court of St. Cloud, Complete
It was to the wisdom of Bernadotte that this result was due.Historical Tales, Vol. 9 (of 15)
It was in this campaign that Bernadotte laid the foundation of his future greatness.The Life of Napoleon Bonaparte
William Milligan Sloane
Bernadotte invaded Norway with a Swedish army, while the allies blockaded the coast.
John, as Bernadotte was styled, turned it into a public park.
- (Swedish ˈbɛrnədɔt) Folke (ˈfɔlke), Count. 1895–1948, Swedish diplomat, noted for his work with the Red Cross during World War II and as United Nations mediator in Palestine (1948). He was assassinated by Jewish terrorists
- (ˈbɜːnəˌdɒt, French bɛrnadɔt) Jean Baptiste Jules (ʒɑ̃ batist ʒyl). 1764–1844, French marshal under Napoleon; king of Norway and Sweden (1818–44) as Charles XIV
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