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
Ole Gunnar SolskjærOle Gunnar Solskjær
26 February 1973
Football Manager

Anders Behring BreivikAnders Behring Breivik
13 February 1979
Terrorist

Alan WalkerAlan Walker
24 August 1997
DJ

Varg VikernesVarg Vikernes
11 February 1973
Musician

Harald V of NorwayHarald V of Norway
21 February 1937
King of Norway
EuronymousEuronymous
22 March 1968
Guitarist

Edvard MunchEdvard Munch
12 December 1863
Painter

Roald AmundsenRoald Amundsen
16 July 1872
The first person to reach the South Pole
Harald HardradaHarald Hardrada
1015 AD
King of Norway (1046 to 1066)

KygoKygo
11 September 1991
DJ, Singer
Olav V of NorwayOlav V of Norway
02 July 1903
Former King of Norway

Belle GunnessBelle Gunness
11 November 1859
Serial Killer

Henrik IbsenHenrik Ibsen
20 March 1828
Playwright, Poet.

Amrita AchariaAmrita Acharia
31 July 1987
Actress

Haakon VII of NorwayHaakon VII of Norway
03 August 1872
King of Norway
Vidkun QuislingVidkun Quisling
18 July 1887
World war II Norwegian Politician & Military

Edvard GriegEdvard Grieg
15 June 1843
Pianist and music composer

Lene NystrømLene Nystrøm
02 October 1973
Singer

Thor HeyerdahlThor Heyerdahl
06 October 1914
Adventurer
Maud of WalesMaud of Wales
26 November 1869
Queen of Norway

Kristine FrosethKristine Froseth
21 September 1996
Actress
Eric BloodaxeEric Bloodaxe
0885 AD
King

Ingrid Bolsø BerdalIngrid Bolsø Berdal
02 March 1980
Actress

Sigrid RaabeSigrid Raabe
05 September 1996
Singer, Songwriter, Dancer
Astrid SAstrid S
29 October 1996
singer

Ari BehnAri Behn
30 September 1972
Norwegian Author
Fridtjof NansenFridtjof Nansen
10 October 1861
Explorer

Knut HamsunKnut Hamsun
04 August 1859
Writer

Natassia MaltheNatassia Malthe
19 January 1974
Model
Niels Henrik AbelNiels Henrik Abel
05 August 1802
Mathematician

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Martinus Gunnarsen Martinus Gunnarsen
21 February 2002
Singer
Tarjei Sandvik MoeTarjei Sandvik Moe
24 May 1999
Actor

Marcus GunnarsenMarcus Gunnarsen
21 February 2002
Pop Star

IamSannaIamSanna
16 May 1998
YouTube Gamer

Trygve LieTrygve Lie
16 July 1896
First Secretary General of the U.N
Sigrid UndsetSigrid Undset
20 May 1882
Nobel Laureate in Literature
Aksel Lund SvindalAksel Lund Svindal
26 December 1982
Racer

Ragnar FrischRagnar Frisch
03 March 1895
Economist

Ivar GiaeverIvar Giaever
05 April 1929
Physicist

Silje SolskjærSilje Solskjær
 
Ole Solskjær's Wife
Herman TommeraasHerman Tommeraas
02 April 1997
Actor

Hilde OslandHilde Osland
08 September 1987
Instagram Star, Model

Trygve HaavelmoTrygve Haavelmo
13 December 1911
Economist

SaraBeautyCornerSaraBeautyCorner
25 December 1987
YouTuber

Odd HasselOdd Hassel
17 May 1897
Chemist
RD BenjiRD Benji
01 October 2003
YouTuber

Emma GunnarsenEmma Gunnarsen
17 June 2008
YouTuber, Singer
Boom JinxBoom Jinx
10 September 1974
Musician, DJ

Sondre RodriguezSondre Rodriguez
29 January 2003
TikTok Star

Peter SundePeter Sunde
13 September 1978
Computer scientist, Politician
Anni-Frid LyngstadAnni-Frid Lyngstad
15 November 1945
Singer

RolloRollo
0846 AD
King
Harald I of NorwayHarald I of Norway
0850 AD
King

Arne Naess, Jr.Arne Naess, Jr.
08 December 1937
 

Girl in RedGirl in Red
16 February 1999
Singer

Angelina JordanAngelina Jordan
10 January 2006
Singer

Joshua KingJoshua King
15 January 1992
association football player
Liv UllmannLiv Ullmann
16 December 1938
Actress

Christopher HeyerdahlChristopher Heyerdahl
18 September 1963
Actor

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

Morten HarketMorten Harket
14 September 1959
Singer, Composer
Kristofer HivjuKristofer Hivju
07 December 1978
Actor

Hrafna-Flóki VilgerðarsonHrafna-Flóki Vilgerðarson
Sailor
Mohamed ElyounoussiMohamed Elyounoussi
04 August 1994
Association football player

Jo NesbøJo Nesbø
29 March 1960
Norwegian writer

Princess Märtha of SwedenPrincess Märtha of Sweden
28 March 1901
 
Erna SolbergErna Solberg
24 February 1961
Politician

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

Olaf II of NorwayOlaf II of Norway
0995 AD
King of Norway

John Arne RiiseJohn Arne Riise
24 September 1980
Association football player
Karl Ove KnausgardKarl Ove Knausgard
06 December 1968
Novelist

Kristian EspedalKristian Espedal
07 August 1975
 
Sonja HenieSonja Henie
08 April 1912
Actor, Figure skater

Christian VII of DenmarkChristian VII of Denmark
29 January 1749
Monarch

Jorn StubberudJorn Stubberud
13 April 1968
 

Sissel KyrkjebøSissel Kyrkjebø
24 June 1969
Singer, Musician, Opera singer
Oscar I of SwedenOscar I of Sweden
04 July 1799
King
Gylve NagellGylve Nagell
28 November 1971
 

Ørjan NylandØrjan Nyland
10 September 1990
Association football player

Jan Axel BlombergJan Axel Blomberg
02 August 1969
Drummer, Musician

Mariella FrostrupMariella Frostrup
12 November 1962
Journalist
Aylar LieAylar Lie
12 February 1984
Adult Film Star, Singer, Model, Actor

Christian II of DenmarkChristian II of Denmark
01 July 1481
King

FaustFaust
21 April 1974
musician

Margaret I of DenmarkMargaret I of Denmark
15 March 1353
Queen

IhsahnIhsahn
10 October 1975
Singer, Composer, Music educator, Guitarist
Frederick VI of DenmarkFrederick VI of Denmark
28 January 1768
King

Queen Sonja of NorwayQueen Sonja of Norway
04 July 1937
wife of King Harald V
Aksel HennieAksel Hennie
29 October 1975
Actor

Magne FuruholmenMagne Furuholmen
01 November 1962
Musician, Composer, Guitarist, Pianist, Songwriter
Tore André FloTore André Flo
15 June 1973
Association football player
Christian I of DenmarkChristian I of Denmark
31 January 1426
Monarch