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Norway - Historical Events
Date Event
1066-09-20

Battle of Fulford, Yorkshire: Harald III Hardrada of Norway defeats Northern Saxon Earls Edwin and Morcar

1184-06-15

King Magnus V of Norway is killed at the battle of Fimreite.

1194-06-29

Sverre is crowned King of Norway.

1326-06-03

Treaty of Novgorod delineates borders between Russia and Norway in Finnmark.

1397-06-17

Union of Kalmar established between Denmark, Sweden & Norway

1397-06-30

Denmark, Norway & Sweden sign Union of Kalmar under Queen Margaretha

1472-02-20

Orkney and Shetland are left by Norway to Scotland, due to a dowry payment.

1520-01-18

Christian II of Denmark & Norway defeats Swedes at Lake Asunde

1520-11-09

Height of the Stockholm Bloodbath - King Christian II of Denmark, Norway and Sweden executes Swedish nobles

1523-01-20

Christian II is forced to abdicate as King of Denmark and Norway.

1534-07-04

Christian III is elected King of Denmark and Norway in the town of Rye.

1582-12-15

Spanish Netherlands/Denmark/Norway adopt Gregorian calendar

1700-02-12

The Great Northern War begins in Northern Europe between Denmark—Norway, Saxony and Russia and the Swedish Empire.

1715-12-24

Swedish troops occupy Norway

1767-07-03

Norway's oldest newspaper still in print, Adresseavisen, is founded (first edition published this date).

1768-12-01

The slave ship Fredensborg sinks off Tromøy in Norway.

1814-01-14

King of Denmark cedes Norway to King of Sweden by treaty of Kiel

1814-02-11

Norway's independence proclaimed

1814-05-17

Denmark cedes Norway to Sweden (National Day)

1818-02-05

Jean-Baptiste Bernadotte ascends to the thrones of Sweden and Norway.

1818-09-07

Carl III of Sweden-Norway is crowned king of Norway, in Trondheim.

1844-03-08

King Oscar I ascends to the throne of Sweden-Norway.

1844-09-28

Oscar I of Sweden-Norway is crowned king of Sweden.

1859-07-08

King Charles XV/Carl IV accedes to the throne of Sweden-Norway.

1860-05-03

Charles XV of Sweden-Norway is crowned king of Sweden.

1860-08-05

Carl IV of Sweden-Norway is crowned king of Norway in Trondheim.

1872-09-18

King Oscar II accedes to the throne of Sweden-Norway.

1873-05-12

Oscar II of Sweden-Norway is crowned King of Sweden.

1893-05-19

Heavy rain wash "quick clay" into a deep valley, kills 111 (Norway)

1895-01-01

Norway adopts Mid-European time

1903-06-16

Roald Amundsen commences the first east-west navigation of the Northwest Passage by leaving Oslo, Norway.

1905-06-07

Norway dissolves union with Sweden (in effect since 1814)

1905-10-26

Union of Sweden & Norway ends

1905-11-12

(November 12 & November 13) Norway holds a referendum in favor of monarchy over republic.

1905-11-18

Prince Carl of Denmark becomes King Haakon VII of Norway

1906-06-22

Haakon VII crowned king of Norway

1907-06-14

Norway adopts female suffrage for middle class women only in parliamentary elections

1909-01-27

The Young Left is founded in Norway.

1912-12-21

Denmark, Norway & Sweden declare neutrality in Comende war

1914-06-06

1st air flight out of sight of land (Scotland to Norway)

1916-04-08

Norway approves active & passive female suffrage

1924-07-10

Denmark takes Greenland as Norway ends claim

1925-01-01

Norway's capital Christiania changes name to Oslo

1925-08-15

Norway annexes Spitsbergen

1928-01-28

Christopher Hornsrud chosen PM of Norway

1929-05-08

Jan Mayen island, 500 km NNE of Iceland, incorporated into Norway

1931-05-01

Norway claims Peter I Island

1931-06-10

Norway occupies East Greenland

1933-05-17

Vidkun Quisling and Johan Bernhard Hjort form Nasjonal Samling — the national-socialist party of Norway.

1936-02-15

Sonja Henie, Norway, wins 3rd consecutive Olympic figure skating gold

1939-01-14

Norway claims Queen Maud Land in Antarctica

1940-02-16

British search plane finds German Altmark off Norway

1940-02-17

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.

1940-04-09

Germany invades Norway & Denmark during WW II (Denmark surrenders)

1940-04-14

Allied troops land in Norway

1940-04-15

British troops land at Narvik, Norway

1940-05-28

British-French troops capture Narvik, Norway

1940-06-08

Last British troops leave Narvik Norway

1940-06-09

Norway surrenders to Germany during WW II

1940-06-10

Norway surrenders to Nazis

1940-09-25

German High Commissioner in Norway sets up Vidkun Quisling government

1943-11-16

World War II: American bombers strike a hydro-electric power facility and heavy water factory in German-controlled Vemork, Norway.

1944-08-21

Grieg/Work/Forest's musical "Song of Norway" premieres in NYC

1944-11-12

RAF sinks German battleship "Tirpitz" at Tromso Fjord, Norway

1945-02-09

The Battle of the Atlantic the HMS Venturer sinking U-Boat 864 off the coast of Norway.

1945-05-04

German troops in Netherlands, Denmark & Norway surrender

1952-02-14

6th Olympic winter games open at Oslo, Norway

1952-02-25

6th Winter Olympic games close at Oslo, Norway

1957-09-21

Olav V becomes king of Norway

1959-06-23

A fire in a resort hotel in Stalheim, Norway kills 34 people.

1962-06-13

Norway named ombudsman

1967-07-24

Norway requests European Common Market membership

1971-03-16

Government of Trygve Bratteli in Norway.

1972-09-25

Norway votes to join European common market

1972-09-26

Norway rejects membership in European Common Market

1975-01-14

Anita Wold (Norway) sets women's ski jump distance record-98 m

1981-02-03

Gro Harlem Brundtland elected premier of Norway

1983-08-07

Grete Waitz of Norway wins 1st all-women Marathon (Helsinki, Finland)

1986-04-21

15th Boston Women's Marathon won by I Kristiansen of Norway in 2:24:55

1986-05-27

Norway Showcase groundbreaking

1986-07-05

Ingrid Kristiansen of Norway sets 10K woman's record (30:13.74)

1986-07-11

Ingrid Kristiansen of Norway runs 10,000 m in world record 30:13.74

1986-08-05

Ingrid Kristiansen of Norway sets 5km woman's record (14:37.33)

1988-09-15

Lillehammer, Norway upsets Anchorage to host 1994 Winter olympics

1989-10-16

Jan Syse becomes premier of Norway

1990-04-07

Fire kills 110 on a ferry in Norway, in an unrelated event, 30 die in a ferry flip over in Burma

1990-05-15

Mona Grudt, 19, of Norway, crowned 39th Miss Universe

1990-11-03

Gro Harlem Brundtland installed as premier of Norway

1991-01-17

Harald V becomes King of Norway on the death of his father, Olav V.

1991-08-25

Norway & Denmark recognize independence of former USSR Baltic republics

1991-11-30

1st world championship of women's soccer, US defeats Norway 2-1

1992-06-16

Longest salami is 68'9 & 25 circumference, weighed 1,492lbs/5oz in Flekkefjord, Norway

1993-08-20

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.

1993-09-13

Public unveiling of the Oslo Accords, an Israeli-Palestinian peace agreement initiated by Norway.

1994-02-12

17th Winter Olympic games opens in Lillehammer, Norway

1994-02-27

17th Winter Olympic games closes in Lillehammer, Norway

1994-04-26

26.9°C in Prestebakke Norway (Norwegian April high temp record)

1994-11-28

Norway votes against joining European Union

1995-01-01

The Draupner wave in the North Sea in Norway is detected, confirming the existence of freak waves.

1995-01-30

Norway's Statoil announces a newly formed consortium that will supply Norwegian natural gas to the European continent

1995-07-28

Norwegian Finance Minister Sigbjorn Johnsen says that Norway should not lower its crude oil production in an attempt to boost world oil prices

1997-01-18

Boerge Ousland of Norway becomes the first person to cross Antarctica alone and unaided.

1997-05-20

Thor-2A Delta 2 Launch (Norway/USA), Successful

2004-08-22

A version of The Scream and Madonna, two paintings by Edvard Munch, are stolen at gunpoint from a museum in Oslo, Norway.

2006-06-19

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.

2007-04-24

Iceland announces that Norway will shoulder the defense of Iceland during peacetime.

2011-07-22

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.

2013-09-09

Erna Solberg is elected Prime Minister of Norway after a centre-right coalition wins a majority in their elections

2014-02-22

Marit Bjørgen of Norway becomes the most successful female Winter Olympian with 10 medals

2016-05-16

Ryanair flight to Manchester evacuated in Norway over bomb scare

2016-08-30

Lightning Strike Kills More Than 300 Reindeer in Norway

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Norway - Notable Birthdays

Fridtjof NansenOct 10, 1861

Edvard MunchDec 12, 1863

Molla MalloryMar 6, 1884

Norway - Birthdays
Date Event
1238-05-01

Magnus VI Lagabuter, King of Norway (1263-80)

1261-02-28

Margaret of Scotland, queen of Norway (d. 1283)

1394-06-04

Philippa of England, queen of Denmark, Norway and Sweden (d. 1430)

1461-12-25

Christina of Saxony, queen of Denmark and Norway (d. 1521)

1471-09-07

Frederik I, king of Denmark/Norway (1523-33)

1481-07-01

Christian II of Denmark, Sweden and Norway (d. 1559)

1503-08-12

Christian III, king of Denmark/Norway (1534-59)

1511-07-09

Dorothea of Saxe-Lauenburg, Queen of Denmark and Norway (d. 1571)

1534-07-01

Frederick II, King of Denmark and Norway (1559-88)

1557-09-04

Sofie of Mecklenburg-Schwerin, queen of Denmark and Norway (d. 1631)

1575-06-26

Anne Catherine of Brandenburg, queen of Denmark and Norway (d. 1612)

1609-03-18

Frederick III, King of Denmark & Norway (1648-70); absolutist

1628-03-24

Sophie Amalie of Brunswick-Lüneburg, queen of Denmark and Norway (d. 1685)

1650-04-27

Charlotte Amalie of Hesse-Kassel (or Hesse-Cassel), queen of Denmark and Norway (d. 1714)

1667-08-28

Louise of Mecklenburg-Güstrow, queen of Denmark and Norway (d. 1721)

1671-10-11

Frederik IV, king of Denmark/Norway (1699-1730)

1693-04-16

Anne Sophie Reventlow, queen of Denmark and Norway (d. 1743)

1699-11-30

Christian VI, king of Denmark/Norway

1700-11-28

Sophia Magdalen of Brandenburg-Kulmbach, queen of Denmark and Norway (d. 1770)

1723-03-31

Frederik V, King of Denmark/Norway (1746-66)

1748-10-07

Charles XIII, King of Sweden (1809-18)/Norway (1814-18)

1751-07-11

Caroline Matilda of Wales, queen consort of Denmark and Norway (d. 1775)

1758-08-24

Sophia Frederica of Mecklenburg-Schwerin, queen of Denmark and Norway (d. 1794)

1759-03-22

Hedwig Elizabeth Charlotte of Holstein-Gottorp, Queen of Sweden and Norway (d. 1818)

1763-01-26

Charles XIV, French marshall, king of Sweden & Norway (1818-44)

1767-10-28

Marie Sophie of Hesse-Kassel (or Hesse-Cassel), queen of Denmark and Norway (d. 1852)

1768-01-28

Frederick VI, Danish king (1808-39); lost Norway to Sweden (1814)

1799-07-04

F J Oscar I, King of Sweden/Norway (1844-59)

1802-12-27

Thomas Fearnley, Norway, landscape painter

1807-03-14

Josephine of Leuchtenberg, queen of Sweden and Norway (d. 1876)

1826-05-03

Charles XV Louis E, King of Sweden/Norway (1859-72)/poet

1828-03-20

Henrik Ibsen, Norway, playwright (Peer Gynt, Hedda Gabler)

1828-08-05

WFAA Louisa/Lovisa, queen of Sweden/Norway/princess of Netherlands

1829-01-21

Oscar II Frederik, King of Sweden (1872-1907)/Norway (-1905)/poet

1843-06-15

Edvard Hagerup Grieg, Bergen Norway, composer (Bewitched One)

1846-08-22

B Amalie Skram-Alver, Norway, writer (Hellemyrsfolket)

1856-01-11

Christian August Sinding, Kongsberg Norway, composer

1859-08-04

Knut Hamsun, Norway, writer/Nazi (Hunger-Nobel 1920)

1859-11-15

Christopher Hornsrud, Prime Minister of Norway (d. 1960)

1861-10-10

Fridtjof Nansen, Store Frøen, Christiania, Norway, Arctic explorer/humanitarian (Nobel 1922), (d. 1930)

1863-12-12

Edvard Munch, Løten, Norway, painter/print maker (The Scream), (d. 1944)

1869-09-17

Christian Lange, Norway, pacifist/internationalist (Nobel 1921)

1869-11-26

Maud, Queen of Norway (d. 1938)

1872-07-16

Roald Amundsen, Norway, explorer, discovered South Pole

1872-08-03

Haakon VII, Charlottenlund Denmark, King of Norway (1905-57)

1876-02-09

Martin Stixrud, Norway, figure skater (Olympic-bronze-1920)

1882-05-20

Sigrid Undset, Norway, novelist (Kristin Lavransdatter, Nobel 1928)

1883-01-21

Olav Aukrust, Norway, poet

1884-03-06

Molla Mallory, Mosvik Norway, Tennis player (eight-time U.S. Open champion)

1887-10-04

Francis Bull, Norway, writer (Norsk literature historian)

1896-07-16

Trygve Halvdan Lie, Norway, 1st UN secretary general (1946-52)

1897-04-17

Harald Saeverud, Bergen Norway, composer (Saline) [NS]

1897-05-10

Einar Gerhardsen, Prime minister of Norway (d. 1987)

1899-01-17

Nevil Shute [Norway], London, novelist (On the Beach, Town Like Alice)

1901-06-16

Arthur Pierson, Oslo Norway, actor/director (Hat Check Girl)

1903-07-02

Olav AFEC of Schleswig-Holstein-S-G, King Olav V of Norway (1957-91)

1904-03-07

Ivar Ballangrud, Norway, Olympic speed skater (4 gold, 2 silver)

1906-04-01

Sigve Lie, Norway, yachtsmans (Olympic-gold-1948, 52)

1906-07-19

Klaus Egge, Gransherad, Telemark Norway, composer (Noregsonger)

1907-10-07

Tutta Rolf, Norway, actress (Whalers)

1908-02-03

Oddbjorn Hagen, Norway, cross country jumper (Olympic-gold-1936)

1909-05-31

Thor Thorvaldsen, Norway, yachtsman (Olympic-gold-1948, 52)

1911-02-12

Charles Mathiesen, Norway, 1500m speed skater (Olympic-gold-1936)

1911-06-03

Olaf Okern, Norway, Nordic skier (Olympic-medal-1948)

1911-08-23

Birger Ruud, Norway, 90m ski jumper (Olympic-gold-1932, 36)

1912-04-08

Sonja Henie, Oslo Norway, ice skater/actress (Olympic-gold-1928,32,36)

1913-04-03

Per Borten, Premier of Norway (d. 2005)

1914-10-06

Thor Heyerdahl, Norway, anthropologist/explorer (Kon Tiki, Aku-Aku)

1917-07-24

Simon Slattvik, Norway, cross country ski jumper (Olympic-gold-1952)

1918-05-25

Peder Lunde, Norway, yachtsman (Olympic-silver-1952)

1919-03-18

Laila Schou Nilsen, Norway, downhill skier (Olympic-gold-1936)

1920-04-09

Art Van Damme, Norway Mich, jazz accordionist (Chicago Jazz)

1920-05-26

Roland Shaw, Song of Norway

1920-10-09

Jens Bjorneboe, Norway, poet/writer (Dikt, Jonas)

1920-9-15

Manoug Parikian, Song of Norway

1923-01-16

Martin Stokken, Norway, nordic relay (Olympic-silver-1952)

1923-03-12

Hjalmar Andersen, Norway, 1500, 5K, 10K speed skater (Oly-gold-1952), (d. 2013)

1926-08-17

Haakon Barfod, Norway, yachting (Olympic-gold-1948, 52), (d. 2013)

1927-10-08

Torbjorn Falkanger, Norway, took Olympic oath (1952)

1927-12-11

Stein Eriksen, Norway, giant slalom (Olympic-gold-1952)

1929-02-10

Hallgeir Brenden, Norway, 15K/18K cross country (Oly-gold-1952, 56)

1930-04-16

John Robson, British ambassador (Norway)

1930-10-24

Johan Galtung, Norway, polemologist (Meaning of Nonviolence)

1931-06-20

Arne Nordheim, Larvik Norway, conductor/composer (Aftonland)

1932-02-21

Harald V, King of Norway (1991- )

1933-11-06

Knut Johannesen, Norway, 5K/10K speed skater (Olympic-gold-1964)

1934-05-06

Johnny Bergh, To Norway, Home of Giants

1937-02-04

Magnar Solberg, Norway, 20K biathalete (Olympic-gold-1968, 72)

1937-12-21

Harald V, King of Norway (1991-present)

1939-05-20

Gro Harlem Brundtland, Norway, PM/feminist/conservatist

1942-02-09

Peder Lunde Jr, Norway, yachtsman (Olympic-gold-1960)

1943-11-26

Jan Stenerud, Norway, NFL place kicker (Kansas City Chiefs)

1948-07-13

Alf Hansen, Norway, double sculls (Olympic-gold-1976)

1950-02-20

John Voldstad, Oslo Norway, actor (Darryl-Newhart)

1951-06-24

Ivar Formo, Norway, 50K cross country skier (Olympic-gold-1976)

1951-08-19

Lillian Muller, Grimstad Norway, playmate of year (Aug, 1975)

1953-03-03

Jan Simonsen, This World: Norway's Massacre

1953-10-01

Greta Andersen Waitz, Oslo Norway, marathoner (NYC - 1984)

1956-03-21

Ingrid Kristiansen, Norway, marathoner (Olympic-4th-1984, Bost-86, 89)

1957-03-09

Jon Engen, Oslo Norway, US biathelete (Olympics-1994)

1959-03-16

Jens Stoltenberg, Prime Minister of Norway

1959-09-14

Morten Harket, Konigsberg Norway, rocker (Aha-Take on Me)

1960-10-14

John Aalberg, Orland Norway, US cross country skier (Olympics-1994)

1961-09-06

Pal Waaktaar, Oslo Norway, rock guitarist/vocalist (A-ha)

1961-11-01

Magne Furuholmen, Oslo Norway, keyboardist/vocalist (Aha-Take on Me)

1963-01-15

Erling Kagge, Norway, explorer (South Pole)

1969-06-04

Tine Moberg-Parker, Oslo Norway, Canada Europe class yachter (Oly-96)

1970-07-31

Knut Holmann, Norway, rower (Olympics-gold-96)

1971-08-01

Jay Alexander, Norway's Next Top Model

1971-09-22

Princess Märtha Louise of Norway

1972-08-24

Christian Ruud, Oslo Norway, tennis star (1989 Norwegian)

1973-07-20

Haakon Magnus, Crown Prince of Norway

1973-08-19

Mette-Marit, Crown Princess of Norway

1976-07-23

Inger Lise Ebeltoft, Miss Universe-Norway (1996)

1977-12-01

Håkon Briseid, NAV, Norway

1992-04-18

Dzsenifer Marozsán, Germany vs. Norway

2003-04-29

Maud Behn, Princess of Norway

2004-01-21

Princess Ingrid Alexandra of Norway

2005-12-03

Prince Sverre Magnus of Norway

Norway - Weddings
Date Event
1857-06-06

Sophia of Nassau marries the future King Oscar II of Sweden-Norway.

2001-08-25

Crown Prince Haakon of Norway, eldest son of King Harald V & heir married commoner Mette-Marit Tjessem H

2002-05-24

Princess Martha Louise of Norway (30) weds author Ari Behn (29) in Trondheim

Norway - Deaths
Date Event
1000-09-09

Olaf I of Norway

1014-02-03

Sweyn Forkbeard, Viking king of Denmark, Norway and England (1013-14), dies

1030-07-29

Olaf Haraldsson, King of Norway, dies in battle of Stiklestad

1035-11-12

Cnut (Canute) "The Great", King of Denmark. England, Norway and parts of Sweden. Reigned 1016-1035.

1047-10-25

Magnus I Godhi, king of Norway/Denmark (1035-47), dies

1066-09-25

Harald III Hardrada, King of Norway (1047-66), dies in battle at 51

1103-08-24

Magnus III Berbein, [Blootbeen], King of Norway (1093-1103), dies

1123-08-29

King Eystein I of Norway (b. ca. 1088)

1130-03-26

King Sigurd I of Norway (b. ca. 1090)

1136-12-14

Harald IV, "Gylle Krist", king of Norway, murdered

1164-07-29

Olaf, King of Norway, dies

1202-03-08

Sverre of Norway

1202-03-09

King Sverre of Norway

1204-01-01

King Haakon III of Norway (c. 1170)

1204-08-11

King Guttorm of Norway (b. 1199)

1217-04-23

King Inge II of Norway (b. 1185)

1263-12-12

Hakon IV, Gamli, King of Norway (1217-63), dies

1263-12-15

King Haakon IV of Norway (b. 1204)

1280-05-09

Magnus VI Lagaboeter, King of Norway (1263-80), dies at 42

1319-05-08

Haakon V, King of Norway (1299-1319), dies

1374-12-01

Magnus Eriksson, king of Norway/Sweden, dies

1387-08-03

Olaf V Haakonsson, King of Denmark (1376-87)/Norway (1380-87), dies

1387-08-23

King Olav IV of Norway (b. 1370)

1412-10-28

Margaret I of Denmark, wife of Haakon VI of Norway (b. 1353)

1448-01-06

Christopher III, king of Denmark/Norway/Sweden, dies

1481-05-21

Christian I, king of Denmark/Norway/Sweden, dies

1533-04-10

Frederik I, King of Denmark/Norway (1523-33), dies at 61

1559-01-01

Christian III, king of Denmark/Norway (1534-59), dies

1588-04-04

Frederik II, King of Denmark/Norway (1559-88), dies at 53

1648-02-21

Christian IV, king of Denmark/Norway, dies

1670-02-09

Frederik III, King of Denmark/Norway (1648-70), dies at 60

1718-11-30

Charles XII, king of Sweden (1697-1718), dies during a siege of the fortress Fredriksten in Norway at 36

1718-12-11

Charles XII, King of Sweden (1697-1718), shot dead invading Norway at Fortress of Fredriksten

1730-10-12

Frederik IV, king of Denmark/Norway (1699-1730), dies

1746-08-06

Christian VI, king of Denmark/Norway, dies

1766-01-14

Frederik V, king of Denmark/Norway (1746-66), dies at 42

1818-02-15

Charles XIII, King of Sweden (1809-18)/Norway (1814-18), dies at 69

1839-12-03

Frederik VI, king of Denmark (1808-39)/Norway (1803-14), dies at 71

1844-05-08

Charles XIV Johan, [Jean B Bernadotte], King of Sweden/Norway, dies

1859-07-08

F J Oscar I, King of Sweden/Norway (1844-59), dies at 60

1860-12-17

Désirée Clary, Queen of Sweden and Norway (b. 1777)

1871-03-30

W F A A Louisa/Lovisa, queen of Sweden/Norway, dies at 42

1872-09-18

Charles XV Louis E, king of Sweden/Norway (1859-72), dies

1899-08-09

Edward Frankland, British structural chemist who co-discovered helium and developed the theory of valence, dies on holiday in Norway at 74

1907-12-08

Oscar II Frederick, King of Sweden (-1907)/Norway (-1905), dies

1957-09-21

Haakon VII (CF Charles WA), Danish king of Norway (1905-57), dies

1960-01-12

Nevil Shute [Norway], Eng/Aust author (Town like Alice), dies at 60

1987-09-19

Einar Gerhardsen, Prime Minister of Norway (b. 1897)

1987-12-24

Manoug Parikian, Song of Norway

1991-01-17

Olav AFEC van Sleeswijk-Holstein-S-G V, king of Norway (1957), dies

1993-12-11

Ales Gartner, Slavic ski trainer of Norway, dies at 45

1994-03-08

Knut Haukelid, Norway/US resistance fighter (Rjukan 1943), dies at 82

1997-09-17

Jan Peder Syse, PM of Norway (1989-90), dies

2005-01-20

Per Borten, Prime Minister of Norway (b. 1913)

2007-03-21

Sven O. Høiby, the father of Crown Princess Mette-Marit of Norway (b. 1936)

2012-05-11

Roland Shaw, Song of Norway

2014-12-23

Johnny Bergh, To Norway, Home of Giants


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