So Sweden´s crown princess got
married today. She descends from a lot of Europe´s most famous queens: Queen Victoria of Britain, Catherine the great of Russia, Isabella the catholic of Spain, Mary Stuart of the scots.
She also descends from both Napoleon´s first fiancee and his first wife. And from one of Napoleon´s most prominent marshals, Jean Bernadotte which has given name to the family: The Bernadottes. Son of a town lawyer he had a truly remarkable career for that time in Europe.
This year it is 200 years since he arrived in Sweden as new crown prince of Sweden. He would became king a few years later.