Désirée (Clary) Bernadotte

Désirée Bernardine Eugénie (Clary) Bernadotte (1777 - 1860)

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Désirée Bernardine Eugénie "Queen of Sweden and Norway, Desideria" Bernadotte formerly Clary
Born in Marseille, Provence, Francemap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married in Sceaux, Seine, Francemap
Descendants descendants
Died in Stockholm, Swedenmap
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Categories: Hovförsamlingen (AB) | Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône | Riddarholmskyrkan, Klara, Stockholm.

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Bernardine Eugénie Désirée Clary, daughter of François Clary, merchant, and Françoise Rose Somis, was born in Marseille, France. Her sister, Julie Clary, married Joseph Bonaparte, and later became Queen of Naples and Spain.

She married General Jean-Baptiste Bernadotte on 30 Thermidor year VI (August 17, 1798) in Sceaux near Paris. Her brother-in-law Joseph Bonaparte and her mother were in attendance[1].

She was Queen of Sweden and Norway (1818-1844) and died in Stockholm on December 17, 1860[citation needed]

1844 mar 8 her husband passed away in Stockholm[2]. 80 years 1 month and 13 days old. Désirée Clary is mentioned in the Death records.

Picture from Arkiv Digital of Hovförsamlingen F:1 (1766-1853) Image 278 (AID: v85376.b278, NAD: SE/SSA/0007)
Picture from Arkiv Digital of Hovförsamlingen F:1 (1766-1853)
Death record[2] Carl XIV Johan

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

More information about the church see Space:Riddarholmskyrkan


  1. Acte de mariage: Etat-civil an VI, Sceaux, Mariages. Archives des Hauts-de-Seine en ligne, cote E_NUM_SCE126 - An VI, vue 15. Jan 2018
  2. 2.0 2.1 Hovförsamlingen F:1 (1766-1853) Image 278 (AID: v85376.b278, NAD: SE/SSA/0007)

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