Definition of Bernadotte, Jean in English:

Bernadotte, Jean

proper noun

  • (1763–1844), French soldier; king of Sweden (as Charles XIV) 1818–44; full name Jean Baptiste Jules Bernadotte. One of Napoleon's marshals, he was adopted by Charles XIII of Sweden in 1810 and later became king, thus founding Sweden's present royal house.

Pronunciation

Bernadotte, Jean

/ˌbernəˈdät//ˌbɛrnədɑt/