Charles XIV John of Sweden

1763 - 1844

Charles XIV John of Sweden

Charles XIV John (Swedish and Norwegian: Karl XIV Johan; born Jean Bernadotte; 26 January 1763 – 8 March 1844) from 1818 until his death was King of Sweden and Norway. In modern Norwegian lists of kings he is called Charles III John. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Charles XIV John of Sweden has received more than 1,178,848 page views. His biography is available in 65 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 35th most popular military personnel.

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Among military personnels, Charles XIV John of Sweden ranks 35 out of 1,194Before him are Guan Yu, Roland, Baron Munchausen, Jochi, Ratko Mladić, and Douglas MacArthur. After him are Flavius Aetius, Ernst Röhm, Alfred Jodl, Arminius, Tariq ibn Ziyad, and Karl Dönitz.

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Among people born in 1763, Charles XIV John of Sweden ranks 2Before him is Empress Joséphine. After him are Jean Paul, Józef Poniatowski, Jean Victor Marie Moreau, Louis Nicolas Vauquelin, Jacques Charles, Kobayashi Issa, Pierre-Charles Villeneuve, Augustin Robespierre, Guillaume Brune, and Claude Chappe. Among people deceased in 1844, Charles XIV John of Sweden ranks 2Before him is John Dalton. After him are Joseph Bonaparte, Louis Antoine, Duke of Angoulême, Joseph Smith, Bertel Thorvaldsen, Franz Xaver Wolfgang Mozart, Ivan Krylov, Ernest I, Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, Étienne Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, Charles Nodier, and Jernej Kopitar.

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In France

Among people born in France, Charles XIV John of Sweden ranks 174 out of 4,109Before him are Jean-Philippe Rameau (1683), Louis Bonaparte (1778), Jean-Luc Godard (1930), Petronius (27), Pope Urban VI (1318), and Erik Satie (1866). After him are Joseph Bonaparte (1768), Saint Roch (1295), André Breton (1896), Georges Seurat (1859), Vilfredo Pareto (1848), and Pope Innocent VI (1282).


Among military personnels born in France, Charles XIV John of Sweden ranks 4Before him are Joan of Arc (1412), Charles de Gaulle (1890), and Prince Eugene of Savoy (1663). After him are Alfred Dreyfus (1859), Charles de Batz de Castelmore d'Artagnan (1611), Ferdinand Foch (1851), Gilbert du Motier, Marquis de Lafayette (1757), Eugène de Beauharnais (1781), John of Austria (1547), Louis-Nicolas Davout (1770), and Theodor Eicke (1892).

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