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Désirée Clary[1]

Female 1777 - 1860  (83 years)


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  • Name Désirée Clary 
    Born 9 Nov 1777  Marseilles Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 17 Dec 1860  Stockholm, Sweden Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I88607  My Genealogy

    Family Carl Xiv Johann of Sweden And Norway,   b. 26 Jan 1763, Peu/Pau France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Mar 1844, Stockholm, Sweden Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Married 17 Aug 1798  Sceaux Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Oscar I Josephfrançois King of Sweden And Norway,   b. 4 Jul 1799, Paris Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jul 1859, Stockholm, Sweden Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years)
    Last Modified 24 Jan 2013 
    Family ID F36416  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsDied - 17 Dec 1860 - Stockholm, Sweden Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Desiree Clary
      Queen of Sweden
      1777-1860
      (From http://www.napoleonguide.com/desiree.htm)
      One of the most sought after women of her time, Desiree Clary was thedaughter of wealthy parents and went on to become Queen of Sweden.

      Initially courted by Joseph Bonaparte, she became engaged to him beforebecoming romantically involved with his brother Napoleon.

      Again engaged, she was also approached by other leading French soldiersin General Junot and General Marmont.

      Despite the offers put to her she married General Bernadotte and, when hewas adopted by the childless King of Sweden, became royalty.

      Her son became King Oscar I of Sweden and the royal house she helpedbegin still reigns today

  • Sources 
    1. [S883] Hamish Maclaren.