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.
Magnus CarlsenMagnus Carlsen
30 November 1990
World Chess Champion
Anders Behring BreivikAnders Behring Breivik
13 February 1979
Terrorist

Ole Gunnar SolskjærOle Gunnar Solskjær
26 February 1973
Football Manager

Roald AmundsenRoald Amundsen
16 July 1872
The first person to reach the South Pole

Varg VikernesVarg Vikernes
11 February 1973
Musician & Writer

Edvard MunchEdvard Munch
12 December 1863
Painter
EuronymousEuronymous
22 March 1968
Guitarist

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

KygoKygo
11 September 1991
DJ, Singer
Ingrid Bolsø BerdalIngrid Bolsø Berdal
02 March 1980
Actress

Thor HeyerdahlThor Heyerdahl
06 October 1914
Adventurer
Henrik IbsenHenrik Ibsen
20 March 1828
Playwright, Poet.

Kristine FrosethKristine Froseth
21 September 1996
Actress

Vidkun QuislingVidkun Quisling
18 July 1887
World war II Norwegian Politician & Military

Harald HardradaHarald Hardrada
1015 AD
King of Norway (1046 to 1066)

Edvard GriegEdvard Grieg
15 June 1843
Pianist and music composer
Olav V of NorwayOlav V of Norway
02 July 1903
Former King of Norway

Haakon VII of NorwayHaakon VII of Norway
03 August 1872
King of Norway

Lene NystrømLene Nystrøm
02 October 1973
Singer

Belle GunnessBelle Gunness
11 November 1859
Serial Killer
Amrita AchariaAmrita Acharia
31 July 1987
Actress

Maud of WalesMaud of Wales
26 November 1869
Queen of Norway
Astrid SAstrid S
29 October 1996
singer

Eric BloodaxeEric Bloodaxe
0885 AD
King

IamSannaIamSanna
16 May 1998
YouTube Gamer
Fridtjof NansenFridtjof Nansen
10 October 1861
Explorer

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

Alan WalkerAlan Walker
24 August 1997
DJ

Niels Henrik AbelNiels Henrik Abel
05 August 1802
Mathematician
Tarjei Sandvik MoeTarjei Sandvik Moe
24 May 1999
Actor

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Trygve LieTrygve Lie
16 July 1896
First Secretary General of the U.N
Herman TommeraasHerman Tommeraas
02 April 1997
Actor

Sigrid UndsetSigrid Undset
20 May 1882
Nobel Laureate in Literature

Ragnar FrischRagnar Frisch
03 March 1895
Economist

Ivar GiaeverIvar Giaever
05 April 1929
Physicist
Hilde OslandHilde Osland
08 September 1987
Instagram Star, Model
Aksel Lund SvindalAksel Lund Svindal
26 December 1982
Racer

SaraBeautyCornerSaraBeautyCorner
25 December 1987
YouTuber

Trygve HaavelmoTrygve Haavelmo
13 December 1911
Economist

Odd HasselOdd Hassel
17 May 1897
Chemist
Martinus Gunnarsen Martinus Gunnarsen
21 February 2002
Singer

Emma GunnarsenEmma Gunnarsen
17 June 2008
YouTuber, Singer

Sigrid RaabeSigrid Raabe
05 September 1996
Singer, Songwriter, Dancer

Boom JinxBoom Jinx
10 September 1974
Musician, DJ

Marcus GunnarsenMarcus Gunnarsen
21 February 2002
Pop Star
Silje SolskjærSilje Solskjær
 
Ole Solskjær's Wife

RD BenjiRD Benji
01 October 2003
YouTuber
Sondre RodriguezSondre Rodriguez
29 January 2003
TikTok (Musical.ly) Star

Anni-Frid LyngstadAnni-Frid Lyngstad
15 November 1945
Singer

FaustFaust
21 April 1974
musician
Angelina JordanAngelina Jordan
10 January 2006
Singer

Kristofer HivjuKristofer Hivju
07 December 1978
Actor
Liv UllmannLiv Ullmann
16 December 1938
Actress

Morten HarketMorten Harket
14 September 1959
Singer, Composer

BiosphereBiosphere
30 May 1962
musician

Erna SolbergErna Solberg
24 February 1961
Politician

Haakon, Crown Prince of NorwayHaakon, Crown Prince of Norway
20 July 1973
Heir apparent
John Arne RiiseJohn Arne Riise
24 September 1980
Association football player

Christopher HeyerdahlChristopher Heyerdahl
18 September 1963
Actor

Jo NesbøJo Nesbø
29 March 1960
Norwegian writer

Ari BehnAri Behn
30 September 1972
Writer
Gro Harlem BrundtlandGro Harlem Brundtland
20 April 1939
Physician, Politician, Diplomat

Jens StoltenbergJens Stoltenberg
16 March 1959
Economist, Politician
John CarewJohn Carew
05 September 1979
Association football player, Actor

Rune TemteRune Temte
29 September 1965
Actor

Olaf II of NorwayOlaf II of Norway
0995 AD
King
Aylar LieAylar Lie
12 February 1984
Adult Film Star, Singer, Model, Actor

Henning BergHenning Berg
01 September 1969
Association football player, Association football
Kjetil-Vidar HaraldstadKjetil-Vidar Haraldstad
28 June 1973
Drummer

Ronny JohnsenRonny Johnsen
10 June 1969
Association football player

Tore André FloTore André Flo
15 June 1973
Association football player
Sonja HenieSonja Henie
08 April 1912
Actor, Figure skater

Alexander RybakAlexander Rybak
13 May 1986
Belarusian-Norwegian singer
Magne FuruholmenMagne Furuholmen
01 November 1962
Musician, Composer, Guitarist, Pianist, Songwriter

Princess Märtha of SwedenPrincess Märtha of Sweden
28 March 1901
 

Margaret I of DenmarkMargaret I of Denmark
15 March 1353
Queen

Morten Gamst PedersenMorten Gamst Pedersen
08 September 1981
Association football player
Jan Axel BlombergJan Axel Blomberg
02 August 1969
Drummer, Musician
Frederick VI of DenmarkFrederick VI of Denmark
28 January 1768
King

Aksel HennieAksel Hennie
29 October 1975
Actor

Sissel KyrkjebøSissel Kyrkjebø
24 June 1969
Singer, Musician, Opera singer

IhsahnIhsahn
10 October 1975
Singer, Composer, Music educator, Guitarist
Queen Sonja of NorwayQueen Sonja of Norway
04 July 1937
wife of King Harald V

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

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

Christian I of DenmarkChristian I of Denmark
31 January 1426
Monarch

Christian VIII of DenmarkChristian VIII of Denmark
18 September 1786
King
Paul Waaktaar-SavoyPaul Waaktaar-Savoy
06 September 1961
Composer, Singer, Musician, Guitarist, Pianist,

Christian II of DenmarkChristian II of Denmark
01 July 1481
King
Linn UllmannLinn Ullmann
09 August 1966
Actor, Writer, Journalist, Literary critic

Eric of PomeraniaEric of Pomerania
1382 AD
King
Olaf TryggvasonOlaf Tryggvason
0963 AD
King
Peter SundePeter Sunde
13 September 1978
Computer scientist, Politician