Prince Oscar Bernadotte

1859 - 1953

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Prince Oscar Carl August Bernadotte, Count of Wisborg (15 November 1859 – 4 October 1953) was a Swedish religious activist, the second son of King Oscar II of Sweden and his consort, Sofia of Nassau. Born as a Prince of Sweden and Norway, he was known as Prince Oscar, Duke of Gotland. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Prince Oscar Bernadotte has received more than 204,683 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia. Prince Oscar Bernadotte is the 1,499th most popular religious figure (down from 1,385th in 2019), the 321st most popular biography from Sweden (down from 292nd in 2019) and the 8th most popular Swedish Religious Figure.

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Among religious figures, Prince Oscar Bernadotte ranks 1,499 out of 3,187Before him are Theodosius of Kiev, Simon of Trent, Polyeuctus, Eudoxius of Antioch, Christian Mortensen, and Hieda no Are. After him are Anthony of Kiev, Abu Dujana, Catherine of Ricci, Alexandrina of Balazar, Adalbert of Hamburg, and Ithamar.

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Among people born in 1859, Prince Oscar Bernadotte ranks 57Before him are Sen Katayama, Kenneth Grahame, Havelock Ellis, Prince Ludwig Ferdinand of Bavaria, Radko Dimitriev, and Sidney Webb, 1st Baron Passfield. After him are Ernesto Cesàro, Peder Mørk Mønsted, Paja Jovanović, Karl von Stürgkh, Charles Diehl, and Otto Warburg. Among people deceased in 1953, Prince Oscar Bernadotte ranks 58Before him are Albert Gleizes, Francesco Saverio Nitti, Sergei Winogradsky, René Fonck, Chōjun Miyagi, and Julian Tuwim. After him are Margaret Bondfield, Albert Austin, Iuliu Maniu, James Finlayson, Nikolaos Plastiras, and Kathleen Ferrier.

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Among people born in Sweden, Prince Oscar Bernadotte ranks 321 out of 1,879Before him are Lasse Berghagen (1945), Allan Edwall (1924), Eric Lemming (1880), Reine Wisell (1941), Erik Dahlbergh (1625), and Bo Widerberg (1930). After him are Eli Heckscher (1879), Ingeborg Magnusdotter of Sweden (1277), Anette Olzon (1971), Rolf Lassgård (1955), Martin van Meytens (1695), and Adolph John I, Count Palatine of Kleeburg (1629).


Among religious figures born in Sweden, Prince Oscar Bernadotte ranks 8Before him are Eric IX of Sweden (1120), Olaus Magnus (1490), Nathan Söderblom (1866), Lars Levi Laestadius (1800), Catherine of Vadstena (1331), and Johannes Magnus (1488). After him are Gustav Trolle (1488), Laurentius Petri (1499), Jöns Bengtsson Oxenstierna (1417), Elizabeth Hesselblad (1870), Ulf Ekman (1950), and Anders Wejryd (1948).