Battle of Fulford, Yorkshire: Harald III Hardrada of Norway defeats Northern Saxon Earls Edwin and Morcar
King Magnus V of Norway is killed at the battle of Fimreite.
Sverre is crowned King of Norway.
Treaty of Novgorod delineates borders between Russia and Norway in Finnmark.
Union of Kalmar established between Denmark, Sweden & Norway
Denmark, Norway & Sweden sign Union of Kalmar under Queen Margaretha
Orkney and Shetland are left by Norway to Scotland, due to a dowry payment.
Christian II of Denmark & Norway defeats Swedes at Lake Asunde
Height of the Stockholm Bloodbath - King Christian II of Denmark, Norway and Sweden executes Swedish nobles
Christian II is forced to abdicate as King of Denmark and Norway.
Christian III is elected King of Denmark and Norway in the town of Rye.
Spanish Netherlands/Denmark/Norway adopt Gregorian calendar
The Great Northern War begins in Northern Europe between Denmark—Norway, Saxony and Russia and the Swedish Empire.
Swedish troops occupy Norway
Norway's oldest newspaper still in print, Adresseavisen, is founded (first edition published this date).
The slave ship Fredensborg sinks off Tromøy in Norway.
King of Denmark cedes Norway to King of Sweden by treaty of Kiel
Norway's independence proclaimed
Denmark cedes Norway to Sweden (National Day)
Jean-Baptiste Bernadotte ascends to the thrones of Sweden and Norway.
Carl III of Sweden-Norway is crowned king of Norway, in Trondheim.
King Oscar I ascends to the throne of Sweden-Norway.
Oscar I of Sweden-Norway is crowned king of Sweden.
King Charles XV/Carl IV accedes to the throne of Sweden-Norway.
Charles XV of Sweden-Norway is crowned king of Sweden.
Carl IV of Sweden-Norway is crowned king of Norway in Trondheim.
King Oscar II accedes to the throne of Sweden-Norway.
Oscar II of Sweden-Norway is crowned King of Sweden.
Heavy rain wash "quick clay" into a deep valley, kills 111 (Norway)
Norway adopts Mid-European time
Roald Amundsen commences the first east-west navigation of the Northwest Passage by leaving Oslo, Norway.
Norway dissolves union with Sweden (in effect since 1814)
Union of Sweden & Norway ends
(November 12 & November 13) Norway holds a referendum in favor of monarchy over republic.
Prince Carl of Denmark becomes King Haakon VII of Norway
Haakon VII crowned king of Norway
Norway adopts female suffrage for middle class women only in parliamentary elections
The Young Left is founded in Norway.
Denmark, Norway & Sweden declare neutrality in Comende war
1st air flight out of sight of land (Scotland to Norway)
Norway approves active & passive female suffrage
Denmark takes Greenland as Norway ends claim
Norway's capital Christiania changes name to Oslo
Norway annexes Spitsbergen
Christopher Hornsrud chosen PM of Norway
Jan Mayen island, 500 km NNE of Iceland, incorporated into Norway
Norway claims Peter I Island
Norway occupies East Greenland
Vidkun Quisling and Johan Bernhard Hjort form Nasjonal Samling — the national-socialist party of Norway.
Sonja Henie, Norway, wins 3rd consecutive Olympic figure skating gold
Norway claims Queen Maud Land in Antarctica
British search plane finds German Altmark off Norway
Crew of the British destroyer Cossack board German Altmark in Jøssingfjord, Norway, and realised 299 British prisoners after hand-to-hand fighting with bayonets and the last recorded Royal Naval action with cutlass.
Germany invades Norway & Denmark during WW II (Denmark surrenders)
Allied troops land in Norway
British troops land at Narvik, Norway
British-French troops capture Narvik, Norway
Last British troops leave Narvik Norway
Norway surrenders to Germany during WW II
Norway surrenders to Nazis
German High Commissioner in Norway sets up Vidkun Quisling government
World War II: American bombers strike a hydro-electric power facility and heavy water factory in German-controlled Vemork, Norway.
Grieg/Work/Forest's musical "Song of Norway" premieres in NYC
RAF sinks German battleship "Tirpitz" at Tromso Fjord, Norway
The Battle of the Atlantic the HMS Venturer sinking U-Boat 864 off the coast of Norway.
German troops in Netherlands, Denmark & Norway surrender
6th Olympic winter games open at Oslo, Norway
6th Winter Olympic games close at Oslo, Norway
Olav V becomes king of Norway
A fire in a resort hotel in Stalheim, Norway kills 34 people.
Norway named ombudsman
Norway requests European Common Market membership
Government of Trygve Bratteli in Norway.
Norway votes to join European common market
Norway rejects membership in European Common Market
Anita Wold (Norway) sets women's ski jump distance record-98 m
Gro Harlem Brundtland elected premier of Norway
Grete Waitz of Norway wins 1st all-women Marathon (Helsinki, Finland)
15th Boston Women's Marathon won by I Kristiansen of Norway in 2:24:55
Norway Showcase groundbreaking
Ingrid Kristiansen of Norway sets 10K woman's record (30:13.74)
Ingrid Kristiansen of Norway runs 10,000 m in world record 30:13.74
Ingrid Kristiansen of Norway sets 5km woman's record (14:37.33)
Lillehammer, Norway upsets Anchorage to host 1994 Winter olympics
Jan Syse becomes premier of Norway
Fire kills 110 on a ferry in Norway, in an unrelated event, 30 die in a ferry flip over in Burma
Mona Grudt, 19, of Norway, crowned 39th Miss Universe
Gro Harlem Brundtland installed as premier of Norway
Harald V becomes King of Norway on the death of his father, Olav V.
Norway & Denmark recognize independence of former USSR Baltic republics
1st world championship of women's soccer, US defeats Norway 2-1
Longest salami is 68'9 & 25 circumference, weighed 1,492lbs/5oz in Flekkefjord, Norway
After rounds of secret negotiations in Norway, the Oslo Peace Accords are signed, followed by a public ceremony in Washington, D.C. the following month.
Public unveiling of the Oslo Accords, an Israeli-Palestinian peace agreement initiated by Norway.
17th Winter Olympic games opens in Lillehammer, Norway
17th Winter Olympic games closes in Lillehammer, Norway
26.9°C in Prestebakke Norway (Norwegian April high temp record)
Norway votes against joining European Union
The Draupner wave in the North Sea in Norway is detected, confirming the existence of freak waves.
Norway's Statoil announces a newly formed consortium that will supply Norwegian natural gas to the European continent
Norwegian Finance Minister Sigbjorn Johnsen says that Norway should not lower its crude oil production in an attempt to boost world oil prices
Boerge Ousland of Norway becomes the first person to cross Antarctica alone and unaided.
Thor-2A Delta 2 Launch (Norway/USA), Successful
A version of The Scream and Madonna, two paintings by Edvard Munch, are stolen at gunpoint from a museum in Oslo, Norway.
Prime ministers of several northern European nations participate in a ceremonial "laying of the first stone" at the Svalbard Global Seed Vault in Spitsbergen, Norway.
Iceland announces that Norway will shoulder the defense of Iceland during peacetime.
Norway is the victim of twin terror attacks, the first being a bomb blast which targeted government buildings in central Oslo, the second being a massacre at a youth camp on the island of Utøya.
Erna Solberg is elected Prime Minister of Norway after a centre-right coalition wins a majority in their elections
Marit Bjørgen of Norway becomes the most successful female Winter Olympian with 10 medals
Ryanair flight to Manchester evacuated in Norway over bomb scare
Lightning Strike Kills More Than 300 Reindeer in Norway
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Magnus VI Lagabuter, King of Norway (1263-80)
Margaret of Scotland, queen of Norway (d. 1283)
Philippa of England, queen of Denmark, Norway and Sweden (d. 1430)
Christina of Saxony, queen of Denmark and Norway (d. 1521)
Frederik I, king of Denmark/Norway (1523-33)
Christian II of Denmark, Sweden and Norway (d. 1559)
Christian III, king of Denmark/Norway (1534-59)
Dorothea of Saxe-Lauenburg, Queen of Denmark and Norway (d. 1571)
Frederick II, King of Denmark and Norway (1559-88)
Sofie of Mecklenburg-Schwerin, queen of Denmark and Norway (d. 1631)
Anne Catherine of Brandenburg, queen of Denmark and Norway (d. 1612)
Frederick III, King of Denmark & Norway (1648-70); absolutist
Sophie Amalie of Brunswick-Lüneburg, queen of Denmark and Norway (d. 1685)
Charlotte Amalie of Hesse-Kassel (or Hesse-Cassel), queen of Denmark and Norway (d. 1714)
Louise of Mecklenburg-Güstrow, queen of Denmark and Norway (d. 1721)
Frederik IV, king of Denmark/Norway (1699-1730)
Anne Sophie Reventlow, queen of Denmark and Norway (d. 1743)
Christian VI, king of Denmark/Norway
Sophia Magdalen of Brandenburg-Kulmbach, queen of Denmark and Norway (d. 1770)
Frederik V, King of Denmark/Norway (1746-66)
Charles XIII, King of Sweden (1809-18)/Norway (1814-18)
Caroline Matilda of Wales, queen consort of Denmark and Norway (d. 1775)
Sophia Frederica of Mecklenburg-Schwerin, queen of Denmark and Norway (d. 1794)
Hedwig Elizabeth Charlotte of Holstein-Gottorp, Queen of Sweden and Norway (d. 1818)
Charles XIV, French marshall, king of Sweden & Norway (1818-44)
Marie Sophie of Hesse-Kassel (or Hesse-Cassel), queen of Denmark and Norway (d. 1852)
Frederick VI, Danish king (1808-39); lost Norway to Sweden (1814)
F J Oscar I, King of Sweden/Norway (1844-59)
Thomas Fearnley, Norway, landscape painter
Josephine of Leuchtenberg, queen of Sweden and Norway (d. 1876)
Charles XV Louis E, King of Sweden/Norway (1859-72)/poet
Henrik Ibsen, Norway, playwright (Peer Gynt, Hedda Gabler)
WFAA Louisa/Lovisa, queen of Sweden/Norway/princess of Netherlands
Oscar II Frederik, King of Sweden (1872-1907)/Norway (-1905)/poet
Edvard Hagerup Grieg, Bergen Norway, composer (Bewitched One)
B Amalie Skram-Alver, Norway, writer (Hellemyrsfolket)
Christian August Sinding, Kongsberg Norway, composer
Knut Hamsun, Norway, writer/Nazi (Hunger-Nobel 1920)
Christopher Hornsrud, Prime Minister of Norway (d. 1960)
Fridtjof Nansen, Store Frøen, Christiania, Norway, Arctic explorer/humanitarian (Nobel 1922), (d. 1930)
Edvard Munch, Løten, Norway, painter/print maker (The Scream), (d. 1944)
Christian Lange, Norway, pacifist/internationalist (Nobel 1921)
Maud, Queen of Norway (d. 1938)
Roald Amundsen, Norway, explorer, discovered South Pole
Haakon VII, Charlottenlund Denmark, King of Norway (1905-57)
Martin Stixrud, Norway, figure skater (Olympic-bronze-1920)
Sigrid Undset, Norway, novelist (Kristin Lavransdatter, Nobel 1928)
Olav Aukrust, Norway, poet
Molla Mallory, Mosvik Norway, Tennis player (eight-time U.S. Open champion)
Francis Bull, Norway, writer (Norsk literature historian)
Trygve Halvdan Lie, Norway, 1st UN secretary general (1946-52)
Harald Saeverud, Bergen Norway, composer (Saline) [NS]
Einar Gerhardsen, Prime minister of Norway (d. 1987)
Nevil Shute [Norway], London, novelist (On the Beach, Town Like Alice)
Arthur Pierson, Oslo Norway, actor/director (Hat Check Girl)
Olav AFEC of Schleswig-Holstein-S-G, King Olav V of Norway (1957-91)
Ivar Ballangrud, Norway, Olympic speed skater (4 gold, 2 silver)
Sigve Lie, Norway, yachtsmans (Olympic-gold-1948, 52)
Klaus Egge, Gransherad, Telemark Norway, composer (Noregsonger)
Tutta Rolf, Norway, actress (Whalers)
Oddbjorn Hagen, Norway, cross country jumper (Olympic-gold-1936)
Thor Thorvaldsen, Norway, yachtsman (Olympic-gold-1948, 52)
Charles Mathiesen, Norway, 1500m speed skater (Olympic-gold-1936)
Olaf Okern, Norway, Nordic skier (Olympic-medal-1948)
Birger Ruud, Norway, 90m ski jumper (Olympic-gold-1932, 36)
Sonja Henie, Oslo Norway, ice skater/actress (Olympic-gold-1928,32,36)
Per Borten, Premier of Norway (d. 2005)
Thor Heyerdahl, Norway, anthropologist/explorer (Kon Tiki, Aku-Aku)
Simon Slattvik, Norway, cross country ski jumper (Olympic-gold-1952)
Peder Lunde, Norway, yachtsman (Olympic-silver-1952)
Laila Schou Nilsen, Norway, downhill skier (Olympic-gold-1936)
Art Van Damme, Norway Mich, jazz accordionist (Chicago Jazz)
Roland Shaw, Song of Norway
Jens Bjorneboe, Norway, poet/writer (Dikt, Jonas)
Manoug Parikian, Song of Norway
Martin Stokken, Norway, nordic relay (Olympic-silver-1952)
Hjalmar Andersen, Norway, 1500, 5K, 10K speed skater (Oly-gold-1952), (d. 2013)
Haakon Barfod, Norway, yachting (Olympic-gold-1948, 52), (d. 2013)
Torbjorn Falkanger, Norway, took Olympic oath (1952)
Stein Eriksen, Norway, giant slalom (Olympic-gold-1952)
Hallgeir Brenden, Norway, 15K/18K cross country (Oly-gold-1952, 56)
John Robson, British ambassador (Norway)
Johan Galtung, Norway, polemologist (Meaning of Nonviolence)
Arne Nordheim, Larvik Norway, conductor/composer (Aftonland)
Harald V, King of Norway (1991- )
Knut Johannesen, Norway, 5K/10K speed skater (Olympic-gold-1964)
Johnny Bergh, To Norway, Home of Giants
Magnar Solberg, Norway, 20K biathalete (Olympic-gold-1968, 72)
Harald V, King of Norway (1991-present)
Gro Harlem Brundtland, Norway, PM/feminist/conservatist
Peder Lunde Jr, Norway, yachtsman (Olympic-gold-1960)
Jan Stenerud, Norway, NFL place kicker (Kansas City Chiefs)
Alf Hansen, Norway, double sculls (Olympic-gold-1976)
John Voldstad, Oslo Norway, actor (Darryl-Newhart)
Ivar Formo, Norway, 50K cross country skier (Olympic-gold-1976)
Lillian Muller, Grimstad Norway, playmate of year (Aug, 1975)
Jan Simonsen, This World: Norway's Massacre
Greta Andersen Waitz, Oslo Norway, marathoner (NYC - 1984)
Ingrid Kristiansen, Norway, marathoner (Olympic-4th-1984, Bost-86, 89)
Jon Engen, Oslo Norway, US biathelete (Olympics-1994)
Jens Stoltenberg, Prime Minister of Norway
Morten Harket, Konigsberg Norway, rocker (Aha-Take on Me)
John Aalberg, Orland Norway, US cross country skier (Olympics-1994)
Pal Waaktaar, Oslo Norway, rock guitarist/vocalist (A-ha)
Magne Furuholmen, Oslo Norway, keyboardist/vocalist (Aha-Take on Me)
Erling Kagge, Norway, explorer (South Pole)
Tine Moberg-Parker, Oslo Norway, Canada Europe class yachter (Oly-96)
Knut Holmann, Norway, rower (Olympics-gold-96)
Jay Alexander, Norway's Next Top Model
Princess Märtha Louise of Norway
Christian Ruud, Oslo Norway, tennis star (1989 Norwegian)
Haakon Magnus, Crown Prince of Norway
Mette-Marit, Crown Princess of Norway
Inger Lise Ebeltoft, Miss Universe-Norway (1996)
Håkon Briseid, NAV, Norway
Dzsenifer Marozsán, Germany vs. Norway
Maud Behn, Princess of Norway
Princess Ingrid Alexandra of Norway
Prince Sverre Magnus of Norway
Olaf I of Norway
Sweyn Forkbeard, Viking king of Denmark, Norway and England (1013-14), dies
Olaf Haraldsson, King of Norway, dies in battle of Stiklestad
Cnut (Canute) "The Great", King of Denmark. England, Norway and parts of Sweden. Reigned 1016-1035.
Magnus I Godhi, king of Norway/Denmark (1035-47), dies
Harald III Hardrada, King of Norway (1047-66), dies in battle at 51
Magnus III Berbein, [Blootbeen], King of Norway (1093-1103), dies
King Eystein I of Norway (b. ca. 1088)
King Sigurd I of Norway (b. ca. 1090)
Harald IV, "Gylle Krist", king of Norway, murdered
Olaf, King of Norway, dies
Sverre of Norway
King Sverre of Norway
King Haakon III of Norway (c. 1170)
King Guttorm of Norway (b. 1199)
King Inge II of Norway (b. 1185)
Hakon IV, Gamli, King of Norway (1217-63), dies
King Haakon IV of Norway (b. 1204)
Magnus VI Lagaboeter, King of Norway (1263-80), dies at 42
Haakon V, King of Norway (1299-1319), dies
Magnus Eriksson, king of Norway/Sweden, dies
Olaf V Haakonsson, King of Denmark (1376-87)/Norway (1380-87), dies
King Olav IV of Norway (b. 1370)
Margaret I of Denmark, wife of Haakon VI of Norway (b. 1353)
Christopher III, king of Denmark/Norway/Sweden, dies
Christian I, king of Denmark/Norway/Sweden, dies
Frederik I, King of Denmark/Norway (1523-33), dies at 61
Christian III, king of Denmark/Norway (1534-59), dies
Frederik II, King of Denmark/Norway (1559-88), dies at 53
Christian IV, king of Denmark/Norway, dies
Frederik III, King of Denmark/Norway (1648-70), dies at 60
Charles XII, king of Sweden (1697-1718), dies during a siege of the fortress Fredriksten in Norway at 36
Charles XII, King of Sweden (1697-1718), shot dead invading Norway at Fortress of Fredriksten
Frederik IV, king of Denmark/Norway (1699-1730), dies
Christian VI, king of Denmark/Norway, dies
Frederik V, king of Denmark/Norway (1746-66), dies at 42
Charles XIII, King of Sweden (1809-18)/Norway (1814-18), dies at 69
Frederik VI, king of Denmark (1808-39)/Norway (1803-14), dies at 71
Charles XIV Johan, [Jean B Bernadotte], King of Sweden/Norway, dies
F J Oscar I, King of Sweden/Norway (1844-59), dies at 60
Désirée Clary, Queen of Sweden and Norway (b. 1777)
W F A A Louisa/Lovisa, queen of Sweden/Norway, dies at 42
Charles XV Louis E, king of Sweden/Norway (1859-72), dies
Edward Frankland, British structural chemist who co-discovered helium and developed the theory of valence, dies on holiday in Norway at 74
Oscar II Frederick, King of Sweden (-1907)/Norway (-1905), dies
Haakon VII (CF Charles WA), Danish king of Norway (1905-57), dies
Nevil Shute [Norway], Eng/Aust author (Town like Alice), dies at 60
Einar Gerhardsen, Prime Minister of Norway (b. 1897)
Manoug Parikian, Song of Norway
Olav AFEC van Sleeswijk-Holstein-S-G V, king of Norway (1957), dies
Ales Gartner, Slavic ski trainer of Norway, dies at 45
Knut Haukelid, Norway/US resistance fighter (Rjukan 1943), dies at 82
Jan Peder Syse, PM of Norway (1989-90), dies
Per Borten, Prime Minister of Norway (b. 1913)
Sven O. Høiby, the father of Crown Princess Mette-Marit of Norway (b. 1936)
Roland Shaw, Song of Norway
Johnny Bergh, To Norway, Home of Giants
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