Famous Norwegian Women

Norwegian women enjoyed the privileges of equal rights for men and women much before any country. And for years, they were known to be self-sufficient, running the house on their own as Norwegian men were known to be fishermen. That explains why the Norwegian women of this generation are perceived to be a total badass, strong, and completely independent. Isn't that just inspiring? Not just that, Norwegian women are known to be the classic examples for 'beauty with brains'. Their flawless skin and deep blue eyes sure make it feel like their features are just surreal!

This ranking is based on an algorithm that combines various factors, including the votes of our users and search trends on the internet.

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 1 Sigrid Raabe

Sigrid Raabe.
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Famous As: Singer, Songwriter, Dancer
Birthdate: September 5, 1996
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Ålesund

Sigrid Raabe is a Norwegian singer-songwriter who won the BBC Music Sound of 2018. Sigrid's debut studio album Sucker Punch, which released in 2019, debuted at number four on the UK Albums Chart. Over the years, Sigrid has won several prestigious awards, such as the MTV Europe Music Award.

 2 Anni-Frid Lyngstad

Anni-Frid Lyngstad.
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: November 15, 1945
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Bjørkåsen, Ballangen, Norway
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 3 Aurora

Aurora.
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Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: June 15, 1996
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Stavanger, Norway

 4 Kristine Froseth

Kristine Froseth.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: September 21, 1996
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: New Jersey, United States

Kristine Froseth is a Norwegian and American model and actress. She is known for playing important roles in popular TV series, such as The Society and Looking for Alaska. Froseth was discovered at Ski Storsenter where she was taking part in a catwalk audition. She then went on to model for brands like Armani before establishing herself as an actress.

 5 Ingrid Bolsø Berdal

Ingrid Bolsø Berdal.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: March 2, 1980
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Utøy, Norway

Norwegian actress Ingrid Bolsø Berdal is best known for her role in the  Norwegian slasher film Cold Prey, for which she won the Amanda Award (the Norwegian Film Award) for Best Actress. She is a versatile actress and has appeared in horror, thriller, drama, and romantic comedy genres. Besides films and TV shows, she also often acts in theater productions.

 6 Lagertha

Lagertha
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Famous As: Ruler
Birthdate: 0000 AD
Birthplace: Norway

 7 Belle Gunness

Belle Gunness.
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Famous As: Serial Killer
Birthdate: November 11, 1859
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Selbu
Died: April 28, 1908
Also known as the Mistress of Murder Farms, Norwegian-born American immigrant Brynhild Paulsdatter Storset later changed her name to Belle. The brutal murderer is believed to have seduced and then butchered her countless suitors. A headless body found recovered from her burnt house was thought to be hers.
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 8 Princess Märtha of Sweden

Princess Märtha of Sweden
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Famous As: Princess
Birthdate: March 28, 1901
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Stockholm, Sweden
Died: April 5, 1954

 9 Liv Ullmann

Liv Ullmann
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: December 16, 1938
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Tokyo,Japan

 10 Angelina Jordan

Angelina Jordan
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: January 10, 2006
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Oslo, Norway

 11 Lene Nystrøm

Lene Nystrøm.
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: October 2, 1973
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Tønsberg, Norway

The 1990s’ superhit dance track Barbie Girl made both the Danish-Norwegian band Aqua and its lead singer, Lene Nystrøm, international sensations. While Lene dated fellow band member René, she later married another band member, Søren. She later appeared in the Varg Veum film franchise and also reunited with her band.

 12 Queen Sonja of Norway

Queen Sonja of Norway
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Famous As: wife of King Harald V
Birthdate: July 4, 1937
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Oslo

 13 Maud of Wales

Maud of Wales.
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Famous As: Queen of Norway
Birthdate: November 26, 1869
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Marlborough House
Died: November 20, 1938

Daughter of King Edward VII of Norway, Maud of Wales, was known for being a tomboy and had even been nicknamed Harry, after a valiant admiral. She married Prince Carl of Denmark. After Carl took over as King Haakon VII of Norway, Maud became the queen of Norway, too.

 14 Astrid S

Astrid S.
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Famous As: singer
Birthdate: October 29, 1996
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Rennebu
Astrid S came into the limelight with the show Pop Idol at 16. The Norwegian singer, known for songs such as Hurts So Good and 2AM, ditched a promising soccer career for music. Her track Relevant was entirely made out of lyrics contributed by her fans through social media.

 15 Erna Solberg

Erna Solberg
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Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: February 24, 1961
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Bergen

 16 Sonja Henie

Sonja Henie
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Famous As: Figure Skater
Birthdate: April 8, 1912
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Oslo, Norway
Died: October 12, 1969
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 17 Shield-maiden

Shield-maiden
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Famous As: Warrior
Birthdate: 0000 AD
Birthplace: not known

 18 Amrita Acharia

Amrita Acharia.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: July 31, 1987
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Kathmandu, Nepal

ALRA alumna Amrita Acharia is best known as Dothraki handmaiden Iri from the series Game of Thrones. The Nepalese-Ukrainian actor is also known as Dr. Ruby Walker from The Good Karma Hospital and has appeared in films such as I Am Yours. She also works to rehabilitate trafficked Nepalese children.

 19 Thea Sofie Loch Naess

Thea Sofie Loch Naess
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: November 26, 1996
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Kristiansand, Norway

 20 Margaret, Maid of Norway

Margaret, Maid of Norway
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Famous As: Princess
Birthdate: April 9, 1283
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Tonsberg
Died: September 26, 1290

 21 Mariella Frostrup

Mariella Frostrup
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Famous As: Journalist
Birthdate: November 12, 1962
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Oslo

 22 Margaret I of Denmark

Margaret I of Denmark
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Famous As: Queen
Birthdate: March 15, 1353
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark
Died: October 28, 1412

 23 Natassia Malthe

Natassia Malthe.
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Famous As: Model
Birthdate: January 19, 1974
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Oslo, Norway

Norwegian actor-model Natassia Malthe is known for playing strong female characters, such as assassins. She played a bounty hunter in Knights of Bloodsteel. Featured on Maxim Hot 100, Malthe is half-Malaysian through her mother. She was one of countless women who had accused Harvey Weinstein of sexual misconduct.

 24 Sissel Kyrkjebø

Sissel Kyrkjebø
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Famous As: Soprano
Birthdate: June 24, 1969
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Bergen, Norway

 25 Cecilia Braekhus

Cecilia Braekhus
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Famous As: Boxer
Birthdate: September 28, 1981
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Cartagena, Colombia

 26 Ingvild Deila

Ingvild Deila
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: January 18, 1987
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Norway

 27 Emma Ellingsen

Emma Ellingsen
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Famous As: Model
Birthdate: September 9, 2001
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Tønsberg, Norway

 28 Marion Raven

Marion Raven
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: May 25, 1984
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Lørenskog, Norway

 29 Synnove Macody Lund

Synnove Macody Lund
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Famous As: Journalist
Birthdate: May 24, 1976
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Stord, Norway

 30 Lisa Loven Kongsli

Lisa Loven Kongsli
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: September 23, 1979
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Oslo, Norway

 31 Gro Harlem Brundtland

Gro Harlem Brundtland
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Famous As: Physician, Politician, Diplomat
Birthdate: April 20, 1939
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Bærum

 32 Alexandra Andresen

Alexandra Andresen
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Famous As: Youngest Billionaire
Birthdate: July 23, 1996
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Oslo, Norway

 33 Susanne Sundfør

Susanne Sundfør
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Famous As: singer
Birthdate: March 19, 1986
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Haugesund, Norway

 34 Silje Torp

Silje Torp
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: October 19, 1974
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Oslo, Norway

 35 Linn Ullmann

Linn Ullmann
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Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: August 9, 1966
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Oslo, Norway

 36 Liv Kristine

Liv Kristine
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Famous As: Singer, Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: February 14, 1976
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Stavanger

 37 Suzann Pettersen

Suzann Pettersen
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Famous As: Golfer
Birthdate: April 7, 1981
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Oslo, Norway

 38 Ane Brun

Ane Brun
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Famous As: Musician, Singer, Guitarist, Songwriter
Birthdate: March 10, 1976
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Molde

 39 Maria Bonnevie

Maria Bonnevie
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: September 26, 1973
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Västerås

 40 Deeyah Khan

Deeyah Khan
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Famous As: Director
Birthdate: August 7, 1977
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Oslo, Norway

 41 Olympia Paus

Olympia Paus
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Famous As: Alexander Nix's wife
Birthdate: November 11, 1976
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Piraeus, Greece

 42 Girl in Red

Girl in Red
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: February 16, 1999
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Horten, Norway

 43 Josefine Frida Pettersen

Josefine Frida Pettersen
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: May 18, 1996
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Sigdal, Viken, Norway

 44 Lene Marlin

Lene Marlin
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Famous As: Musician, Singer, Songwriter, Pianist
Birthdate: August 17, 1980
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Tromsø

 45 Iman Meskini

Iman Meskini
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: March 3, 1997
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Ski Municipality, Norway

 46 Katharina Andresen

Katharina Andresen
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Famous As: Billionaire heiress
Birthdate: May 21, 1995
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Oslo, Norway

 47 Lisa Teige

Lisa Teige
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: January 19, 1998
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Bergen, Norway

 48 Vendela Kirsebom

Vendela Kirsebom
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Famous As: Model
Birthdate: January 12, 1967
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Stockholm, Sweden

 49 Marianne Ihlen

Marianne Ihlen
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Famous As: Author
Birthdate: May 18, 1935
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Larkollen, Østfold, Norway
Died: July 28, 2016

 50 Liv Lindeland

Liv Lindeland
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Famous As: Model, Actress
Birthdate: December 7, 1945
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Norway

Women hold quite the significant role in the Norwegian society. Some of the women who are esteemed for their role in the progress of the country are Eva Kolstad, president of women's rights association, Camilla Collett, author and feminist and even major literature figures like Hanna Winsnes. So now you know a brief of what the Norwegian women are like. They sure are quite the inspiration! Read on to find out more about such Norwegian shining stars.