j.b.j. bernadotte

Bernadotte

[bur-nuh-dot; for 2 also French ber-na-dawt]
noun
1.
Count Folke [fawl-kuh] , 1895–1948, Swedish diplomat and United Nations mediator; assassinated.
2.
Jean Baptiste Jules [zhahn ba-teest zhyl] , 1764–1844, French marshal under Napoleon; as Charles XIV, king of Sweden and Norway 1818–44.
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Bernadotte
 
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1.  Folke (ˈfɔlke), Count. 1895--1948, Swedish diplomat, noted for his work with the Red Cross during World War II and as United Nations mediator in Palestine (1948). He was assassinated by Jewish terrorists
2.  Jean Baptiste Jules (ʒɑ̃ batist ʒyl). 1764--1844, French marshal under Napoleon; king of Norway and Sweden (1818--44) as Charles XIV

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