Definition of Bernadotte, Count Folke in English:

Bernadotte, Count Folke

proper noun

  • (1895–1948), Swedish statesman. As vice president of the Swedish Red Cross, he arranged the exchange of prisoners of war and in 1945 conveyed a German offer of capitulation to the Allies. Appointed as UN mediator in Palestine in 1948, he was assassinated by the Stern Gang.

Pronunciation

Bernadotte, Count Folke

/-ˈdôt/