The French Soldier Who Became a Swedish King
Charles XIV John was King of Sweden and Norway from 1818 until his death. In modern Norwegian lists of kings he is called Charles III John.
Jesse, posted on 03/16/2020, 1,100 views
Jean-Baptiste Jules Bernadotte. Public Domain, Tiny Fox Lab
French soldier Jean Bernadotte became so popular in Sweden that they elected him king in 1818 when their own royal family was about to die out. The Bernadotte family still rules in Sweden today. – Tiny Fox Lab Facts
Preview photo credit: Jean-Baptiste Jules Bernadotte. Public Domain, Tiny Fox Lab