Oscar I of Sweden

King of Sweden and Norway between 1844-1859

Oscar I (born Joseph François Oscar Bernadotte; 4 July 1799 – 8 July 1859) was a Swedish monarch. He was the King of Sweden and Norway from 1844 until his death in 1859.[1]

Oscar I
King of Sweden and Norway
Reign8 March 1844 – 8 July 1859
PredecessorCharles XIV & III John
SuccessorCharles XV & IV
Born(1799-07-04)4 July 1799
Paris, France
Died8 July 1859(1859-07-08) (aged 60)
Stockholm, Sweden
SpouseJosephine of Leuchtenberg
IssueCharles XV of Sweden
Prince Gustaf, Duke of Uppland
Oscar II of Sweden
Princess Eugenie
Prince August, Duke of Dalarna
Full name
Joseph François Oscar Bernadotte
HouseHouse of Bernadotte
FatherCharles XIV John of Sweden
MotherDésirée Clary
prev Roman Catholicism
Little Oscar Bernadotte a few years before being chosen with his father to be Swedish royalty.

References change

  1. "Sweden" (in Swedish). World Statesmen. Retrieved 22 December 2014.
Oscar I
Born: 4 July 1799 Died: 8 July 1859
Regnal titles
Preceded by
Charles XIV/III John
King of Sweden and Norway
Succeeded by
Charles XV/IV
Preceded by
Charles XIII/II
Duke of Södermanland Succeeded by
Charles Oscar
Italian nobility
Preceded by
Duke of Galliera
with Josephine

Succeeded by
Raffaele de Ferrari