Life period: 1799–1859
King Oskar I was seen as a liberal and a reformist. Some changes were made, but he was unwilling to relinquish administrative power.Read more about Oskar I
Josefina of Leuchtenberg
Reign period: 1844–1859 Life period: 1807–1876
Josefina, daughter of Napoleon I's adopted son, was Queen of Sweden and Norway. She was a Catholic, and made significant contributions to the Catholic Church.