- Bernadotte,Count Folke
Ber·na·dotte (bûrʹnə-dŏt'), Count Folke. 1895-1948.
Swedish diplomat who as a leader of the Swedish Red Cross (1943-1948) helped save thousands of people from Nazi concentration camps. As United Nations mediator in Palestine (1948) he attempted to end Israeli-Arab hostilities but was assassinated by Israeli terrorists.
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