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Oscar I, King of Sweden






Reign

King of Sweden and Norway
March 8, 1844 - July 8, 1859 (15 years) (44-60)
Preceded by Charles XIV John of Sweden
Succeeded by Charles XV of Sweden


Life Data

Full Name Joseph François Oscar
House Bernadotte
Birth July 4, 1799

Paris, France

Death July 8, 1859 (60 years)

Stockholm, Sweden


Parents

Charles XIV John, King of Sweden
Birth January 26, 1763
Father Jean Henri Bernadotte (1711-80)
Mother Jeanne de Saint-Jean (1728-1809)
Death March 8, 1844 (81 years)


Désirée Clary
Birth November 8, 1777
Father François Clary (1725-94)
Mother Françoise Rose Somis (1737-1815)
Death December 17, 1860 (83 years)


Paternal Grandparents

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)


Maternal Grandparents

François Clary
Birth February 24, 1725
Father Joseph Clary (1693-1748)
Mother Françoise Agnès Ammoric (1705-75)
Death January 20, 1794 (68 years)


Françoise Rose Somis
Birth August 30, 1737
Father Joseph Ignace Somis (1686-1750)
Mother Catherine Rose Soucheiron (1696-1776)
Death January 28, 1815 (77 years)


Wife: Josephine, Princess of Leuchtenberg

Birth March 14, 1807
Father Eugène de Beauharnais, Duke of Leuchtenberg (1781-1824)
Mother Augusta, Princess of Bavaria (1788-1851)
Death June 7, 1876 (69 years)
Marriage
May 22, 1823 - July 8, 1859 (36 years, died)



Child 1: Charles XV, King of Sweden

Full Name Carl Ludvig Eugen
Birth May 3, 1826
Death September 18, 1872 (46 years)



Marriage
Wife Louise, Princess of the Netherlands (1828-71)
Wife's Parents Frederick, Prince of the Netherlands (1797-1881)

Louise, Princess of Prussia (1808-70)

Marriage June 19, 1850 - March 30, 1871 (20 years, widowed)


Children
Number Name Marriages Children
1. Louise, Princess of Sweden

(1851-1926) (75 years)

Frederick VIII, King of Denmark

(1843-1912, m.1869)

4 sons, 4 daughters
2. Carl Oscar, Duke of Södermanland

(1852-54) (2 years)

N/A N/A


Child 2: Gustaf, Duke of Uppland

Full Name Frans Gustaf Oscar
Birth June 18, 1827
Death September 24, 1852 (25 years)


Child 3: Oscar II, King of Sweden

Full Name Oscar Fredrik
Birth January 21, 1829
Death December 8, 1907 (78 years)


Marriage
Wife Sophia, Princess of Nassau (1836-1913)
Wife's Parents William, Duke of Nassau (1792-1839)

Pauline, Princess of Württemberg (1810-56)

Marriage June 6, 1857 - December 8, 1907 (50 years, died)


Children
Number Name Marriages Children
1. Gustaf V, King of Sweden

(1858-1950) (92 years)

Victoria, Princess of Baden

(1862-1930, m.1881)

3 sons
2. Oscar, Prince Bernadotte of Wisborg

(1859-1953) (94 years)

Ebba, Lady Munck af Fulkila

(1858-1946, m.1888)

2 sons, 3 daughters
3. Carl, Duke of Västergötland

(1861-1951) (90 years)

Ingeborg, Princess of Denmark

(1878-1958, m.1897)

1 son, 3 daughters
4. Eugen, Duke of Närke

(1865-1947) (82 years)

N/A N/A


Child 4: Eugénie, Princess of Sweden

Full Name Charlotta Eugénie Augusta Amalia Albertina
Birth April 24, 1830
Death April 23, 1889 (58 years)


Child 5: August, Duke of Dalarna

Full Name Nikolaus August
Birth August 24, 1831
Death March 4, 1873 (41 years)


Marriage
Wife Therese, Princess of Saxe-Altenburg (1836-1914)
Wife's Parents Eduard, Prince of Saxe-Altenburg (1804-52)

Amalie, Princess of Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen (1815-41)

Marriage April 16, 1864 - March 4, 1873 (8 years, died)
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