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Bernadotte

[bur-nuh-dot; for 2 also French ber-na-dawt]
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  1. Count Folke [fawl-kuh] /ˈfɔl kə/, 1895–1948, Swedish diplomat and United Nations mediator; assassinated.
  2. 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

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  1. (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
  2. (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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