Norway, the country of stunning cities, fascinating history and extremely happy people, has much more to swag about than just its scenic bounties or its happy-go-lucky nationals. This remarkably beautiful country has been home to some equally remarkable inventions too. That is right! From paper clips to cheese slicer and the aerosol spray can, Norwegians have made some seemingly small but important inventions in course of its history. But that is just the tip of the iceberg. You will be surprised to know that one of Olympic favorites slalom originated in Norway, that first object oriented programming language Simula was hatched here, that Black Metal and Dale sweater patterns are the gifts of Norway to the world. Norwegians have managed to leave an indelible footprint in the world with its lot of super talented, uber ingenious men and women. Without further ado, let us delve deep into the lives and accomplishments of some famous Norwegians in their biographies below. Rest assured, their timeline, trivia, and unknown little facts about their lives would leave you pleasantly inspired.
Ole Gunnar SolskjærOle Gunnar Solskjær
26 February 1973
Football Manager
Anders Behring BreivikAnders Behring Breivik
13 February 1979

Magnus CarlsenMagnus Carlsen
30 November 1990
World Chess Champion

Varg VikernesVarg Vikernes
11 February 1973
Musician & Writer

22 March 1968

Edvard MunchEdvard Munch
12 December 1863
11 September 1991
DJ, Singer

Harald V of NorwayHarald V of Norway
21 February 1937
King of Norway

Henrik IbsenHenrik Ibsen
20 March 1828
Playwright, Poet.

Vidkun QuislingVidkun Quisling
18 July 1887
World war II Norwegian Politician & Military
Roald AmundsenRoald Amundsen
16 July 1872
The first person to reach the South Pole

Edvard GriegEdvard Grieg
15 June 1843
Pianist and music composer
Harald HardradaHarald Hardrada
1015 AD
King of Norway (1046 to 1066)

Belle GunnessBelle Gunness
11 November 1859
Serial Killer

Astrid SAstrid S
29 October 1996
Lene NystrømLene Nystrøm
02 October 1973

Thor HeyerdahlThor Heyerdahl
06 October 1914
Ingrid Bolsø BerdalIngrid Bolsø Berdal
02 March 1980

Hilde OslandHilde Osland
08 September 1987
Instagram Star, Model

Tarjei Sandvik MoeTarjei Sandvik Moe
24 May 1999
Alan WalkerAlan Walker
24 August 1997

Knut HamsunKnut Hamsun
04 August 1859
Natassia MaltheNatassia Malthe
19 January 1974

Niels Henrik AbelNiels Henrik Abel
05 August 1802

Ivar GiaeverIvar Giaever
05 April 1929

Trygve LieTrygve Lie
16 July 1896
First Secretary General of the U.N
Ragnar FrischRagnar Frisch
03 March 1895
Sigrid UndsetSigrid Undset
20 May 1882
Nobel Laureate in Literature

Herman TommeraasHerman Tommeraas
02 April 1997

16 May 1998
YouTube Gamer

25 December 1987
Aksel Lund SvindalAksel Lund Svindal
26 December 1982

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Trygve HaavelmoTrygve Haavelmo
13 December 1911

Martinus Gunnarsen Martinus Gunnarsen
21 February 2002

Marcus GunnarsenMarcus Gunnarsen
21 February 2002
Pop Star

Odd HasselOdd Hassel
17 May 1897
Boom JinxBoom Jinx
10 September 1974
Musician, DJ

Sigrid RaabeSigrid Raabe
05 September 1996
Singer, Songwriter, Dancer
Sondre RodriguezSondre Rodriguez
29 January 2003
TikTok ( Star

Emma GunnarsenEmma Gunnarsen
17 June 2008
YouTuber, Singer

RD BenjiRD Benji
01 October 2003
Silje SolskjærSilje Solskjær
Ole Solskjær's Wife

Anni-Frid LyngstadAnni-Frid Lyngstad
15 November 1945
Kristine FrosethKristine Froseth
21 September 1996

21 April 1974

30 May 1962

Morten HarketMorten Harket
14 September 1959
Singer, Composer

Liv UllmannLiv Ullmann
16 December 1938
Mohamed ElyounoussiMohamed Elyounoussi
04 August 1994
Association football player

Kristofer HivjuKristofer Hivju
07 December 1978

Haakon, Crown Prince of NorwayHaakon, Crown Prince of Norway
20 July 1973
Heir apparent

Olav V of NorwayOlav V of Norway
02 July 1903
Former King of Norway
Haakon VII of NorwayHaakon VII of Norway
03 August 1872

Jo NesbøJo Nesbø
29 March 1960
Norwegian writer
Christopher HeyerdahlChristopher Heyerdahl
18 September 1963

Maud of WalesMaud of Wales
26 November 1869

Jens StoltenbergJens Stoltenberg
16 March 1959
Economist, Politician
Fridtjof NansenFridtjof Nansen
10 October 1861
Zoologist, Polar explorer, Diplomat, Explorer,

Morten Gamst PedersenMorten Gamst Pedersen
08 September 1981
Association football player
Erna SolbergErna Solberg
24 February 1961

Alexander RybakAlexander Rybak
13 May 1986
Belarusian-Norwegian singer

Sissel KyrkjebøSissel Kyrkjebø
24 June 1969
Singer, Musician, Opera singer
Thorstein VeblenThorstein Veblen
30 July 1857
Economist, Sociologist, Writer, University teacher

28 June 1973
drummer, musician
Jan Axel BlombergJan Axel Blomberg
02 August 1969
Drummer, Musician

John CarewJohn Carew
05 September 1979
Association football player, Actor

John Arne RiiseJohn Arne Riise
24 September 1980
Association football player

Sonja HenieSonja Henie
08 April 1912
Actor, Figure skater
Tore André FloTore André Flo
15 June 1973
Association football player
Olaf II of NorwayOlaf II of Norway
0995 AD

Princess Märtha of SwedenPrincess Märtha of Sweden
28 March 1901

Tobias SantelmannTobias Santelmann
08 August 1980

Ari BehnAri Behn
30 September 1972
Aylar LieAylar Lie
12 February 1984
Adult Film Star, Singer, Model, Actor

Frederick VI of DenmarkFrederick VI of Denmark
28 January 1768

Aksel HennieAksel Hennie
29 October 1975

10 October 1975
Singer, Composer, Music educator, Guitarist

Margaret I of DenmarkMargaret I of Denmark
15 March 1353
Amrita AchariaAmrita Acharia
31 July 1987

Magne FuruholmenMagne Furuholmen
01 November 1962
Musician, Composer, Guitarist, Pianist, Songwriter
Mariella FrostrupMariella Frostrup
12 November 1962

Ane BrunAne Brun
10 March 1976
Musician, Singer, Guitarist, Songwriter

Alexander TetteyAlexander Tettey
04 April 1986
Association football player
Gro Harlem BrundtlandGro Harlem Brundtland
20 April 1939
Physician, Politician, Diplomat

Paul Waaktaar-SavoyPaul Waaktaar-Savoy
06 September 1961
Composer, Singer, Musician, Guitarist, Pianist,
Ronny JohnsenRonny Johnsen
10 June 1969
Association football player

Margaret, Maid of NorwayMargaret, Maid of Norway
09 April 1283

Angelina JordanAngelina Jordan
10 January 2006

Queen Sonja of NorwayQueen Sonja of Norway
04 July 1937
wife of King Harald V
Peter SundePeter Sunde
13 September 1978
Computer scientist, Politician

Petter SolbergPetter Solberg
18 November 1974
Rally driver
Omar ElabdellaouiOmar Elabdellaoui
05 December 1991
Association football player

Marion RavenMarion Raven
25 May 1984
Singer, Songwriter
Stefan JohansenStefan Johansen
08 January 1991
Association football player

Marit LarsenMarit Larsen
01 July 1983
Musician, Singer, Songwriter, Guitarist, Pianist
Ola KamaraOla Kamara
15 October 1989
Association football player