Napoleon"s Marshall, Sweden"s King by Alan Warwick Palmer

Publisher: Murray in London

Written in English
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  • Charles -- XIV John, -- King of Sweden and Norway, -- 1763-1844.,
  • Europe -- History -- 1789-1815

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Statementby Alan Palmer.
LC ClassificationsDL820 .P35 1990
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 285 p., [8] p. of plates :
Number of Pages285
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21834997M
ISBN 100719547032

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Whatever your views on the book, it is interesting to note that, backwards as she was, Desiree WAS indeed courted by both Napoleon Bonaparte and Jean-Baptiste Bernadotte, who later (though amazing events) became King of Sweden. Desiree herself seems to have had no ambition to become what she became - a queen and the co-founder of a dynasty/5(86).

First published inthis riveting true-life tale comes to life in diary form, giving readers an inside glimpse at the young Napoleon and his family. Désirée Bernadotte book enchanted by the young officer, and he asks her to marry him.

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Bernadotte is a primary supporting character in the historical fiction novel by New York Times Bestselling author Allison Pataki A Queen's Fortune: A Novel of Desiree, Napoleon, and the Dynasty that outlasted the Empire, that tells the life story of his wife (and Queen of Sweden and Norway) Desiree Clary.

See also [ edit ]Successor: Oscar I. Désirée (), an American film based on Selinko's book, with Jean Simmons and Marlon Brando. The Bernadotte Album (), a "screen treatment" by John B. Langan on the lives of Clary and Joséphine (née Marie Tascher), which purported to be "Founded on the memoirs of Marie Tascher and Désirée Clary." NotesBorn: Eugénie Bernardine Désirée Clary.

The book tells the little-known story of Folke Bernadotte and his negotiations with Bernadotte book Himmler to save Scandinavian and other prisoners who were enslaved by the Nazis in their diabolical and deadly concentration camps/5.

Jean Bernadotte served as King Louis XVI’s Regiment of Marines. In the ranks of nobility, Bernadotte was the most complex personality of all Napoleon’s marshals. A staunch Jacobin, Bernadotte convinced himself that he should be King of France; though an undoubted hero, he nonetheless narrowly missed some of the famous battles/5(13).

Bernadotte’s appointment with Joseph was rescheduled for p.m. that day. Bernadotte spent time at the official UN headquarters at the YMCA and at Government House, a potential headquarters for a UN mission. He visited the Jerusalem Agricultural School where he picked up French UN observer Andre Seraut who took the center seat in the UN.

Further Reading on Jean Baptiste Bernadotte. Sir Dunbar Plunket Barton wrote three books on Bernadotte, which completely cover the life of the soldier and king: Bernadotte: The First Phase, (), Bernadotte and Napoleon, (), and Bernadotte: Prince and King, ().

Jean-Baptiste Bernadotte. French Marshal King of Sweden Prince de Ponte Corvo One of the most controversial of Napoleon Bonaparte's marshals, Jean-Baptiste Bernadotte was a committed republican whose career, mainly a self-serving one, can be divided into three stages.

Désirée (the person) Bernardine Eugénie Désirée Clary was a real person, and the novel Désirée by Annemarie Selinko is based on actual events in her life. Although the book varies from known facts in several places, and obviously much of it is the author's invention, Désirée really was engaged to Napoleon Bonaparte, married to Jean-Baptiste Bernadotte, and crowned Queen.

Bernadotte recounted the White Buses mission in his book The End. My Humanitarian Negotiations in Germany in and Their Political Consequences, published on J in Swedish.

In the book, Bernadotte recounts his negotiations with Himmler and others, and his experience at the Ravensbrück concentration camp. Folke Bernadotte is the author of Last Days of the Reich ( avg rating, 14 ratings, 3 reviews, published ), Instead of Arms ( avg rating, 5 ra /5.

Bernadotte Perrin has 44 books on Goodreads with ratings. Bernadotte Perrin’s most popular book is Plutarch's Lives: Volume I. Alan Palmer’s book; “Bernadotte Napoleon’s Marshal, Sweden’s King” is a fairly sympathetic look at one of Napoleon’s most divisive Marshals.

In the Preface the author makes this statement: "It is a curious irony of dynastic history that, while only two of today's kings can claim descent from the House of Bourbon, more than half /5(16).

Folke Bernadotte was born in Stockholm, Sweden, on January 2, A descendent of the Napoleonic marshal Jean Bernadotte, who in was elected crown prince of Sweden, and in succeeded to the throne as Charles XIV, Count Bernadotte was also a grandson of King Oscar II of Sweden and a nephew of King Gustav V.

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In her new novel, The Queen’s Fortune, author Allison Pataki delves into a “good royal drama” — one that happened over two centuries ago. Pataki tells the true story of Desiree Clary, a Author: Ally Mauch. Folke Bernadotte, Count Bernadotte was born on 8 February at Pleasantville, Westchester County, New York, U.S.A.

1 He is the son of Folke Bernadotte, Count af Wisborg and Estelle Manville. He married Christine Marie Glahns on 2 July at Ludvika, Sweden G.

The current Swedish royal family, the House of Bernadotte, is descended from a French commoner, Jean-Baptiste Bernadotte, who was a marshal of Napoleon Bonaparte. Adopted by the childless Swedish king Karl XIII inBernadotte ascended the throne in as King Carl XIV Johan. If Désirée’s attitude is less hostile in the movie than in the book, Bernadotte, on the other hand, directly confronts the Emperor: “I remember the ideals of my youth, Sire.

There are times I feel they have been betrayed. [ ] You were born to command, Sire. I was not born to obey.” It has always been hard to be dispassionate about. Sigvard Oscar Fredrik Bernadotte, Prince Bernadotte, Count of Wisborg (7 June - 4 February ), was a Swedish prince and industrial designer.

He was the second son of King Gustav VI Adolf of Sweden and his first wife, Margaret, Duchess of Scania, a granddaughter of Britain's Queen Victoria. Bertil Oskar Bernadotte, Count Bernadotte af Wisborg was born on 6 October at Stockholm, Sweden G. 2 He is the son of Folke Bernadotte, Count af Wisborg and Estelle Manville.

He married Jill Rhodes-Maddox. 3 He married Rose-Marie Heering, daughter of Peter Heering and Lissen Heering, on 28 September at Copenhagen, Denmark G. Kati Marton notes in her book Death in Jerusalem that Bernadotte, who frequently drove behind the convoys and whose own car was strafed by Allied.

Jean Baptiste BernadotteThe French-born Jean Baptiste Bernadotte () ruled Sweden and Norway as King Charles XIV John from to The founder of the present Swedish dynasty, he served as a marshal of the Napoleonic army before his election as crown prince of Sweden in Source for information on Jean Baptiste Bernadotte: Encyclopedia of World.

House of Bernadotte, royal dynasty of Sweden, from The name derives from a family of old lineage of Béarn, France, whose earliest known member (17th century) owned an estate in Pau known as “Bernadotte.” InJean-Baptiste-Jules Bernadotte, a celebrated marshal of France under Napoleon.

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It was 47 years ago, Sept. 17,when Jewish terrorists assassinated Count Folke Bernadotte of Sweden as he sought to bring peace to the Middle East. His three-car convoy had been stopped at a small improvised roadblock in Jewish-controlled West Jerusalem when two gunmen began shooting out the tires of the cars and a third gunman thrust a.Click on the names to learn more about the members of the Bernadotte dynasty.

Jean Bernadotte served as King Louis XVI’s Regiment of Marines. In the ranks of nobility, Bernadotte was the most complex personality of all Napoleon’s marshals.

A staunch Jacobin, Bernadotte convinced himself that he should be King of France; though an undoubted hero, he nonetheless narrowly missed some of the famous battles.