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
Magnus CarlsenMagnus Carlsen
30 November 1990
World Chess Champion

Anders Behring BreivikAnders Behring Breivik
13 February 1979

Varg VikernesVarg Vikernes
11 February 1973
Musician & Writer

22 March 1968

Edvard MunchEdvard Munch
12 December 1863
Roald AmundsenRoald Amundsen
16 July 1872
The first person to reach the South Pole

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.

Kristine FrosethKristine Froseth
21 September 1996
Vidkun QuislingVidkun Quisling
18 July 1887
World war II Norwegian Politician & Military

Edvard GriegEdvard Grieg
15 June 1843
Pianist and music composer

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

Olav V of NorwayOlav V of Norway
02 July 1903
Former King of Norway

Belle GunnessBelle Gunness
11 November 1859
Serial Killer
Thor HeyerdahlThor Heyerdahl
06 October 1914

Astrid SAstrid S
29 October 1996

Lene NystrømLene Nystrøm
02 October 1973

Haakon VII of NorwayHaakon VII of Norway
03 August 1872
King of Norway
Ingrid Bolsø BerdalIngrid Bolsø Berdal
02 March 1980

Maud of WalesMaud of Wales
26 November 1869
Queen of Norway
Alan WalkerAlan Walker
24 August 1997

Knut HamsunKnut Hamsun
04 August 1859

Natassia MaltheNatassia Malthe
19 January 1974
Tarjei Sandvik MoeTarjei Sandvik Moe
24 May 1999

Niels Henrik AbelNiels Henrik Abel
05 August 1802
Trygve LieTrygve Lie
16 July 1896
First Secretary General of the U.N

Aksel Lund SvindalAksel Lund Svindal
26 December 1982

Sigrid UndsetSigrid Undset
20 May 1882
Nobel Laureate in Literature
Ivar GiaeverIvar Giaever
05 April 1929

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Herman TommeraasHerman Tommeraas
02 April 1997
Ragnar FrischRagnar Frisch
03 March 1895

16 May 1998
YouTube Gamer

25 December 1987

Hilde OslandHilde Osland
08 September 1987
Instagram Star, Model
Odd HasselOdd Hassel
17 May 1897
Martinus Gunnarsen Martinus Gunnarsen
21 February 2002

Trygve HaavelmoTrygve Haavelmo
13 December 1911

Marcus GunnarsenMarcus Gunnarsen
21 February 2002
Pop Star

Boom JinxBoom Jinx
10 September 1974
Musician, DJ
Sigrid RaabeSigrid Raabe
05 September 1996
Singer, Songwriter, Dancer

RD BenjiRD Benji
01 October 2003

Silje SolskjærSilje Solskjær
Ole Solskjær's Wife

Emma GunnarsenEmma Gunnarsen
17 June 2008
YouTuber, Singer

Sondre RodriguezSondre Rodriguez
29 January 2003
TikTok ( Star
Ari BehnAri Behn
30 September 1972

Anni-Frid LyngstadAnni-Frid Lyngstad
15 November 1945
21 April 1974

30 May 1962

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

Christopher HeyerdahlChristopher Heyerdahl
18 September 1963
Liv UllmannLiv Ullmann
16 December 1938

Jens StoltenbergJens Stoltenberg
16 March 1959
Economist, Politician

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

Jo NesbøJo Nesbø
29 March 1960
Norwegian writer

Erna SolbergErna Solberg
24 February 1961
John Arne RiiseJohn Arne Riise
24 September 1980
Association football player

Sonja HenieSonja Henie
08 April 1912
Actor, Figure skater

28 June 1973
drummer, musician

Alexander RybakAlexander Rybak
13 May 1986
Belarusian-Norwegian singer
Mariella FrostrupMariella Frostrup
12 November 1962

Ronny DeilaRonny Deila
21 September 1975
Association football player, Association football
Fridtjof NansenFridtjof Nansen
10 October 1861
Zoologist, Polar explorer, Diplomat, Explorer,

Aylar LieAylar Lie
12 February 1984
Adult Film Star, Singer, Model, Actor

Princess Märtha of SwedenPrincess Märtha of Sweden
28 March 1901
10 October 1975
Singer, Composer, Music educator, Guitarist

John CarewJohn Carew
05 September 1979
Association football player, Actor
Tobias SantelmannTobias Santelmann
08 August 1980

Morten Gamst PedersenMorten Gamst Pedersen
08 September 1981
Association football player

Jan Axel BlombergJan Axel Blomberg
02 August 1969
Drummer, Musician
Ørjan NylandØrjan Nyland
10 September 1990
Association football player

Mohamed ElyounoussiMohamed Elyounoussi
04 August 1994
Association football player
Sissel KyrkjebøSissel Kyrkjebø
24 June 1969
Singer, Musician, Opera singer

Magne FuruholmenMagne Furuholmen
01 November 1962
Musician, Composer, Guitarist, Pianist, Songwriter

Alexander TetteyAlexander Tettey
04 April 1986
Association football player

Therese JohaugTherese Johaug
25 June 1988
Cross-country skier
Olaf II of NorwayOlaf II of Norway
0995 AD
Frederick VI of DenmarkFrederick VI of Denmark
28 January 1768

Amrita AchariaAmrita Acharia
31 July 1987

Tore André FloTore André Flo
15 June 1973
Association football player

Margaret I of DenmarkMargaret I of Denmark
15 March 1353
Ane BrunAne Brun
10 March 1976
Musician, Singer, Guitarist, Songwriter

Paul Waaktaar-SavoyPaul Waaktaar-Savoy
06 September 1961
Composer, Singer, Musician, Guitarist, Pianist,

Maria BonnevieMaria Bonnevie
26 September 1973

Gro Harlem BrundtlandGro Harlem Brundtland
20 April 1939
Physician, Politician, Diplomat

Margaret, Maid of NorwayMargaret, Maid of Norway
09 April 1283
Ole Einar BjørndalenOle Einar Bjørndalen
27 January 1974
Biathlete, Cross-country skier

Angelina JordanAngelina Jordan
10 January 2006
Queen Sonja of NorwayQueen Sonja of Norway
04 July 1937
wife of King Harald V

Aksel HennieAksel Hennie
29 October 1975
Henning BergHenning Berg
01 September 1969
Association football player, Association football
Omar ElabdellaouiOmar Elabdellaoui
05 December 1991
Association football player