4 edition of Amazing career of Bernadotte, 1763-1844 found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographies and index.
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|Pagination||xvi, 103 p. :|
|Number of Pages||44|
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During his 1763-1844 reign of 26 years 34 years if one counts his time as regent of the Kingdom from 1810 to 1818the population of the Kingdom was so increased that the inhabitants of Sweden alone became equal in number to those of Sweden and Finland before the latter province was torn from the former, the national debt was paid off, a civil and a penal code were proposed for promulgation, education was promoted, agriculture, commerce, and manufactures prospered, and the means of internal communication were increased.
1763-1844 This obviously upset Napoleon and his followers and ever since poor old Bernadotte has been regarded as something of a traitor to France and has been presented to readers in many histories in a negative light.
Amazing career of Bernadotte foreign policy applied by Charles John in the post-Napoleonic era was characterized by the maintenance of balance between the Great Powers and non-involvement into conflicts that took place outside of the Scandinavian peninsula. In this capacity, as well as during his later command of the army of northern Germany, he created for himself a reputation for independence, incorruptibility, moderation, and administrative ability.
Upon receiving insult fromthe commander of Milan, Bernadotte was to arrest him for insubordination.
Moreover, none of Napoleon's brothers were interested in going to Sweden and his nephews were too young, as the Swedes did not want the hazards of minority rule in the event King Charles died prematurely. At the beginning of 1797 he was ordered by the Directory to march with 20,000 men as reinforcements to 's army in Italy. Barton, Sir Dunbar Plunket 1921. Barton, Sir Dunbar Plunket 1930. It made a sharp contrast with Sweden's previous hegemonic expansionism resulting in uninterrupted wars with neighboring countries for centuries, and he successfully kept his kingdoms in a state amazing career of Bernadotte peace from 1814 until his death.
This paved the way for Norway to amazing career of Bernadotte a with Sweden later that year. Barton, Dunbar Plunkett 1930 pp. The plan advocated avoiding direct engagement with French emperor,which had resulted from fear of the emperor's now legendary prowess in battle. Bernadotte Prince and King 1810—1844, John Murray, London. Silvertronen, En bok om drottning Josefine av Sverige-Norge.
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