House of Bernadotte

royal house of Sweden

The House of Bernadotte is the royal house of Sweden since its 1818. It was also the royal house of Norway between 1818 and 1905. It was founded by Charles XIV John of Sweden, who was born in Pau in southern France.

House of Bernadotte
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Arms of Bernadotte
Country
Founded1818; 204 years ago (1818)
FounderCharles XIV John
Current headCarl XVI Gustaf
Final rulerNorway: Oscar II
Titles

"By the Grace of God, King of the Swedes, the Goths and the Wends" (used until 1973)

Former titles

"By the Grace of God, King of Norway"
Estate(s)Sweden, Norway
DepositionNorway: 1905 Dissolution of the union between Norway and Sweden