Karl XV Bernadotte

Carl Ludvig Eugen Bernadotte (1826 - 1872)

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Carl Ludvig Eugen (Karl XV) "Karl IV, Kung av Sverige och Norge" Bernadotte aka Charles IV of Norway
Born in Stockholms slott, Hovförsamlingen, Stockholm, Swedenmap
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Husband of — married in Stockholm, Swedenmap
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Died in Malmö, Skåne, Swedenmap
Profile last modified | Created 24 Jul 2016
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Categories: House of Bernadotte | List of Swedish Monarchs | Riddarholmskyrkan, Klara, Stockholm.

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Preceded by
Oscar I
King of Sweden
Succeeded by
Oscar II


Thursday May eleventh, in the Year One thousand, Eight hundred and Twenty six after the Birth of Christ, was brought to Holy Baptism the Firstborn Son of His Royal Highness, the Crown Prince, Joseph Franz Oscar, Born Heir and Prince of Sweden and Norway, his Royal HIghness, Duke of Skåne, Carl Ludvig Eugene, who was born to this world in Stockholms Slott the Third in this same Month, at 2 in the afternoon by her Royal Highness Crown Princess Josephina Maximiliana Eugenia.[1][2]


  1. Hovförsamlingens kyrkoarkiv, Födelse- och dopböcker, SE/SSA/0007/C I/5 (1819-1860), bildid: C0054453_00061 Riksarkivet SVAR (this image is very low contrast)
  2. Hovförsamlingen CI:5 (1819-1860) Bild 50 / sid 47 (AID: v85365.b50.s47, NAD: SE/SSA/0007) Arkiv Digital (subscription needed)

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Riddarholm Church

The Riddarholm Church (swe. Riddarholmskyrkan) is the final resting place of the Swedish kings and Stockholm's only preserved medieval monastery church. With the one exception of Queen Christina, all succeeding rulers of Sweden from Gustav II Adolf (d. 1632) to Gustaf V (d. 1950) are buried in the Riddarholmen Church. The Riddarholm church is located at Riddarholmen, near Gamla Stan (Old Town).

Riddarholmskyrkan, Stockholm, Sweden

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Charles IV (Bernadotte) of Norway
Charles IV (Bernadotte) of Norway

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On 5 Feb 2015 at 18:34 GMT Lena (Johansson) Svensson wrote:

Karl's LNAB should be Bernadotte, not Of Sweden. Of Sweden is not a last name, it is a title. Could somebody please change the LNAB?

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