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Old 05-07-2014, 09:25 PM
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Originally Posted by Meraude View Post
Frans is the Swedish variant of François, it was one of king Oscar I:s names and he was probably named after his maternal grandfatherFrançois Clary.

I don't know anything about the name Napoleone being removed, but her names was Swedified to Josefina Maximiliana Eugenia Napoleona.
Meraude, Thank you for mentioning that Prince Gustaf was named after Francois Clary.
Thank you for giving the Swedish equivalent of Queen Josephine's (Josefina's) name.
In Emperors, Kings & Queens, Sonya Newland wrote:

Oscar had objected to his father's despotic tendencies and the liberals had high hopes of reform when he took over. However, Oscar preferred to tread the middle ground and pursued moderate policies that upset the more radical of his former supporters.

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Lithography of queen Josefina
Miniature portrait from 1843

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Portrait of crown princess Josefina by Erik Wahlbergson
1642. Erik Wahlbergson, Kronprinsessan Josefina
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Portrait of crown princess Josefina by Erik Wahlbergson

1642. Erik Wahlbergson, Kronprinsessan Josefina

Wearing the amazing pearl colliére that was auctioned off last year

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Old 03-23-2016, 01:15 PM
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From the Facebook of the Royal Armoury, miniature portrait of Josefina as a child, about 1815

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