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1811 painting of Prince Charles John of Sweden





Reign

King of Sweden and Norway
February 5, 1818 - March 8, 1844 (26 years) (55-81)
Preceded by Charles XIII of Sweden
Succeeded by Oscar I of Sweden


Prince of Pontecorvo
June 5, 1806 - August 21, 1810 (4 years) (43-47)
Succeeded by Lucien, Prince Murat


Life Data

Full Name Karl Johan Baptist Julius
House Bernadotte
Birth January 26, 1763

Pau, France

Death March 8, 1844 (81 years)

Stockholm, Sweden


Parents

Jean Henri Bernadotte
Birth October 14, 1711
Father Jean Bernadotte (1683-1760)
Mother Marie, Lady du Pucheu dite de La Place (1686-1773)
Death March 31, 1780 (68 years)


Jeanne de Saint-Jean
Birth April 1, 1728
Father Jean de Saint-Jean de Boëil (1692-1762)
Mother Marie, Lady d'Abbadie (1694-1752)
Death January 8, 1809 (80 years)


Siblings

Number Name Marriages Children
1. Jean Evangéliste, Baron Bernadotte

(1754-1813) (59 years)

Marie Saint-Pau

(1770-1858, m.1789)

1 son
2. Clarie Bernadotte

(1757-61) (4 years)

N/A N/A
3. Arnaud Bernadotte

(1761-62) (1 year)

N/A N/A
4. Marie Bernadotte

(1769-95) (26 years)

N/A N/A



Paternal Grandparents

Jean Bernadotte
Birth September 29, 1683
Father Jean Bernadotte (1649-98)
Mother Marie de la Barrère-Bertrandot (1656-83)
Death October 3, 1760 (77 years)


Marie, Lady du Pucheu dite de La Place
Birth February 6, 1686
Father Jacques, Lord du Pucheu de La Place (1663-1717)
Mother Françoise de Labasseur (1665-87)
Death October 5, 1773 (87 years)


Maternal Grandparents


Jean de Saint-Jean de Boëil
Birth 1692
Father Jean Baptiste Lacage de Saint-Jean (1653-1724)
Mother Angelique Leforme (1665-1733)
Death May 21, 1762 (69-70 years)


Marie, Lady d'Abbadie
Birth March 25, 1694
Father Doumengé Habas d'Arrens (1651-98)
Mother Marie, Lady d'Abbadie (1657-1707)
Death October 16, 1752 (58 years)


Wife: Désirée Clary

Birth November 8, 1777
Father François Clary (1725-94)
Mother Françoise Rose Somis (1737-1815)
Death December 17, 1860 (83 years)
Marriage
August 17, 1798 - March 8, 1844 (45 years, died)


Child 1: Oscar I, King of Sweden

Full Name Joseph François Oscar
Birth July 4, 1799
Death July 8, 1859 (60 years)



Marriage
Wife Josephine, Princess of Leuchtenberg (1807-76)
Wife's Parents Eugéne de Beauharnais, Duke of Leuchtenberg (1781-1824)

Augusta, Princess of Bavaria (1788-1851)

Marriage May 22, 1823 - July 8, 1859 (36 years, died)



Children
Number Name Marriages Children
1. Charles XV, King of Sweden

(1826-72) (46 years)

Louise, Princess of the Netherlands

(1828-71, m.1850)

1 son, 1 daughter
2. Gustaf, Duke of Uppland

(1827-52) (25 years)

N/A N/A
3. Oscar II, King of Sweden

(1829-1907) (78 years)

Sophia, Princess of Nassau

(1836-1913, m.1857)

4 sons
4. Eugénie, Princess of Sweden

(1830-89) (59 years)

N/A N/A
5. August, Duke of Dalarna

(1831-73) (42 years)

Therese, Princess of Saxe-Altenburg

(1836-1914, m.1864)

N/A






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