Maison Balague, Pau, Pyrbenbees-Atlantiques, France
8 Mar 1844
26 Apr 1844
Riddarholmskyrkan, Stockholm, Stockholm, Sweden
Jean Baptiste Bernadotte, Marshal of the French Imperial Army, was selected as Crown Prince of Sweden 21.8.1810, and was adopted by King Carl XIII; he succeeded as King CARL XIV JOHANN of Sweden and Norway (5.2.1818-1844). He was not of royal blood and established a non-royal line of Swedish kings.