Count Folke [fawl-kuh], /ˈfɔl kə/, 1895–1948, Swedish diplomat and United Nations mediator; assassinated.
Jean Bap·tiste Jules [zhahnba-teestzhyl], /ʒɑ̃ baˈtist ʒül/, 1764–1844, French marshal under Napoleon; as Charles XIV , king of Sweden and Norway 1818–44.
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How to use Bernadotte in a sentence
Bernadotte never bothered to learn the language, but his new locals didn't seem to mind.
Of these Napoleon was well advised, but Bernadotte was too cunning to allow himself to be compromised absolutely.
Napoleon always took care that Bernadotte should never have under his command French soldiers.
In spite of the inferiority of his troops, Bernadotte as usual distinguished himself in the hour of battle.
He had determined to end the unceasing struggle between himself and Bernadotte.
In spite of his brilliant career, Bernadotte must ever remain one of the most pathetic figures in history.
British Dictionary definitions for Bernadotte
(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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