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
(World Chess Champion)

30 November 1990

Varg VikernesVarg Vikernes
(Musician & Writer)

11 February 1973

KygoKygo
(DJ, Singer)

11 September 1991

Edvard MunchEdvard Munch
(Painter)

12 December 1863

Henrik IbsenHenrik Ibsen
(Playwright, Poet.)

20 March 1828

Vidkun QuislingVidkun Quisling
(World war II Norwegian Politician & Military Officer)

18 July 1887

Roald AmundsenRoald Amundsen
(The first person to reach the South Pole)

16 July 1872

Belle GunnessBelle Gunness
(Serial Killer)

11 November 1859

Lene NystrømLene Nystrøm
(Singer)

02 October 1973

Ingrid Bolsø BerdalIngrid Bolsø Berdal
(Actress)

02 March 1980

Edvard GriegEdvard Grieg
(Pianist and music composer)

15 June 1843

Thor HeyerdahlThor Heyerdahl
(Adventurer)

06 October 1914

Tarjei Sandvik MoeTarjei Sandvik Moe
(Actor)

24 May 1999

Knut HamsunKnut Hamsun
(Writer)

04 August 1859

Astrid SAstrid S
(singer)

29 October 1996

Trygve LieTrygve Lie
(First Secretary General of the U.N)

16 July 1896

Niels Henrik AbelNiels Henrik Abel
(Mathematician)

05 August 1802

Alan WalkerAlan Walker
(DJ)

24 August 1997

Herman TommeraasHerman Tommeraas
(Actor)

02 April 1997

Sigrid UndsetSigrid Undset
(Nobel Laureate in Literature)

20 May 1882

Ivar GiaeverIvar Giaever
(Physicist)

05 April 1929

Ragnar FrischRagnar Frisch
(Economist)

03 March 1895

SaraBeautyCornerSaraBeautyCorner
(YouTuber)

25 December 1987

Martinus Gunnarsen Martinus Gunnarsen
(Singer)

21 February 2002

Aksel Lund SvindalAksel Lund Svindal
(Racer)

26 December 1982

IamSannaIamSanna
(YouTube Gamer)

16 May 1998

Marcus GunnarsenMarcus Gunnarsen
(Pop Star)

21 February 2002

Trygve HaavelmoTrygve Haavelmo
(Economist)

13 December 1911

Odd HasselOdd Hassel
(Chemist)

17 May 1897

Boom JinxBoom Jinx
(Musician, DJ)

10 September 1974

Sondre RodriguezSondre Rodriguez
(Musical.ly Star)

29 January 2003

Anni-Frid LyngstadAnni-Frid Lyngstad
(Singer)

15 November 1945

Anders Behring BreivikAnders Behring Breivik
(Terrorist)

13 February 1979

FaustFaust
(musician)

21 April 1974

BiosphereBiosphere
(musician)

30 May 1962

Morten HarketMorten Harket
(Singer, Composer)

14 September 1959

Harald V of NorwayHarald V of Norway
(King of Norway)

21 February 1937

Jo NesbøJo Nesbø
(Norwegian writer)

29 March 1960

EuronymousEuronymous
(Guitarist, Record producer, Musician, Entrepreneur)

22 March 1968

Ole Gunnar SolskjærOle Gunnar Solskjær
(Association football player, Association football manager)

26 February 1973

Liv UllmannLiv Ullmann
(Actress)

16 December 1938

Jens StoltenbergJens Stoltenberg
(Economist, Politician)

16 March 1959

Mohamed ElyounoussiMohamed Elyounoussi
(Association football player)

04 August 1994

Haakon, Crown Prince of NorwayHaakon, Crown Prince of Norway
(Heir apparent)

20 July 1973

Haakon VII of NorwayHaakon VII of Norway
(Prince)

03 August 1872

Olav V of NorwayOlav V of Norway
(Former King of Norway)

02 July 1903

John Arne RiiseJohn Arne Riise
(Association football player)

24 September 1980

Erna SolbergErna Solberg
(Politician)

24 February 1961

Maud of WalesMaud of Wales
(Queen)

26 November 1869

FrostFrost
(drummer, musician)

28 June 1973

Stefan JohansenStefan Johansen
(Association football player)

08 January 1991

Aylar LieAylar Lie
(Adult Film Star, Singer, Model, Actor)

12 February 1984

Fridtjof NansenFridtjof Nansen
(Zoologist, Polar explorer, Diplomat, Explorer, Professor, Scientist, Politician, Educationist, Photographer)

10 October 1861

John CarewJohn Carew
(Association football player, Actor)

05 September 1979

Marion RavenMarion Raven
(Singer, Songwriter)

25 May 1984

Thorstein VeblenThorstein Veblen
(Economist, Sociologist, Writer, University teacher)

30 July 1857

Ari BehnAri Behn
(Writer)

30 September 1972

Magne FuruholmenMagne Furuholmen
(Musician, Composer, Guitarist, Pianist, Songwriter)

01 November 1962

IhsahnIhsahn
(Singer, Composer, Music educator, Guitarist)

10 October 1975

Olaf II of NorwayOlaf II of Norway
(King)

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Queen Sonja of NorwayQueen Sonja of Norway
(wife of King Harald V)

04 July 1937

Angelina JordanAngelina Jordan
(Singer)

10 January 2006

Ola KamaraOla Kamara
(Association football player)

15 October 1989

Gro Harlem BrundtlandGro Harlem Brundtland
(Physician, Politician, Diplomat)

20 April 1939

Princess Märtha of SwedenPrincess Märtha of Sweden

28 March 1901

Frederick VI of DenmarkFrederick VI of Denmark
(King)

28 January 1768

Tore André FloTore André Flo
(Association football player)

15 June 1973

Margaret I of DenmarkMargaret I of Denmark
(Queen)

15 March 1353

Sonja HenieSonja Henie
(Actor, Figure skater)

08 April 1912

Alexander RybakAlexander Rybak
(Belarusian-Norwegian singer)

13 May 1986

Margaret, Maid of NorwayMargaret, Maid of Norway
(Princess)

09 April 1283

Morten Gamst PedersenMorten Gamst Pedersen
(Association football player)

08 September 1981

Paul Waaktaar-SavoyPaul Waaktaar-Savoy
(Composer, Singer, Musician, Guitarist, Pianist, Songwriter)

06 September 1961

Jan Axel BlombergJan Axel Blomberg
(Drummer, Musician)

02 August 1969

Peter SundePeter Sunde
(Computer scientist, Politician)

13 September 1978