From Pau to Stockholm, Bernadotte’s journey

The Balagué house, built around 1730, was the birthplace of Jean-Baptiste Bernadotte.

Jean-Baptiste Bernadotte went far to seek an extraordinary destiny: a French soldier, he became King of Sweden in 1818 after having been chosen by the Swedish Parliament as heir and regent to King Charles XIII.

Let’s reconstruct together the history of one of the most important personalities of the history of Pau!

Find here the complete history of Jean-Baptiste Bernadotte.

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