Napoleon and King of Sweden

King and Queen of Sweden (2010)

Desirée and Bernadotte

Desirée and Napoleon in Corsica,
Josephine and Napoleon in Paris.

Every year in December, the King of Sweden becomes a prominent figure in the world. He invites top brains of the world to a dinner at Stockholm's City Hall, after awarding them Nobel prizes. If you are a physicist, you must have thought of going there to meet him. Click here for the map of Stockholm.

Do you know where his ancestors came from? Did you know the story has something to with Napoleon Bonaparte?

copyright@2010 by Y. S. Kim, unless otherwise specified. All images are from the public domain.