Oscar I av Sverige

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English: Oscar I, born Joseph François Oscar Bernadotte (July 4, 1799, Paris–July 8, 1859, Stockholm), was King of Sweden and Norway from 1844 to his death. He was the only son of Charles XIV John of Sweden and his wife, Desirée Clary / Queen Desideria.

Oscar I left four legitimate sons, of whom two, Carl and Oscar, succeeded him to the throne.

  1. King Charles XV of Sweden (Charles IV in Norway) ([1826-1872)
  2. Prince Gustaf, Duke of Uppland, Duke of Uppland (1827-1852)
  3. King Oscar II of Sweden (1829-1907)
  4. Princess Princess Eugenie of Sweden (1830-1889)
  5. Prince August, Duke of Dalarna, Duke of Dalarna (1831-1873)

Oscar also had two children with his mistress, the actress Emilie Högquist:

  1. Hjalmar Högquist, born June 18, 1839 in Hamburg.
  2. Max Högquist, born August 12, 1840 in Stockholm.

They were often more or less parodically referred to as The Princes of Lappland.

With another mistress, Jacquette Löwenhielm (née Gyldenstolpe), Oscar had a daughter, Oscaria, born 1819.

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