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
Terrorist

Varg VikernesVarg Vikernes
11 February 1973
Musician

KygoKygo
11 September 1991
DJ, Singer

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

Edvard MunchEdvard Munch
12 December 1863
Painter

Thor HeyerdahlThor Heyerdahl
06 October 1914
Adventurer
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
Kristine FrosethKristine Froseth
21 September 1996
Actress

Henrik IbsenHenrik Ibsen
20 March 1828
Playwright, Poet.

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

Belle GunnessBelle Gunness
11 November 1859
Serial Killer

Olav V of NorwayOlav V of Norway
02 July 1903
Former King of Norway
Harald HardradaHarald Hardrada
1015 AD
King of Norway (1046 to 1066)

Edvard GriegEdvard Grieg
15 June 1843
Pianist and music composer

Lene NystrømLene Nystrøm
02 October 1973
Singer

Maud of WalesMaud of Wales
26 November 1869
Queen of Norway
IamSannaIamSanna
16 May 1998
YouTube Gamer

Ingrid Bolsø BerdalIngrid Bolsø Berdal
02 March 1980
Actress
Eric BloodaxeEric Bloodaxe
0885 AD
King

Astrid SAstrid S
29 October 1996
singer

Knut HamsunKnut Hamsun
04 August 1859
Writer
Fridtjof NansenFridtjof Nansen
10 October 1861
Explorer

Natassia MaltheNatassia Malthe
19 January 1974
Model
Amrita AchariaAmrita Acharia
31 July 1987
Actress

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
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
Herman TommeraasHerman Tommeraas
02 April 1997
Actor

Trygve HaavelmoTrygve Haavelmo
13 December 1911
Economist

Silje SolskjærSilje Solskjær
 
Ole Solskjær's Wife

Odd HasselOdd Hassel
17 May 1897
Chemist
SaraBeautyCornerSaraBeautyCorner
25 December 1987
YouTuber

Emma GunnarsenEmma Gunnarsen
17 June 2008
YouTuber, Singer

Boom JinxBoom Jinx
10 September 1974
Musician, DJ

Sigrid RaabeSigrid Raabe
05 September 1996
Singer, Songwriter, Dancer

Martinus Gunnarsen Martinus Gunnarsen
21 February 2002
Singer
Marcus GunnarsenMarcus Gunnarsen
21 February 2002
Pop Star

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

RolloRollo
0846 AD
King
FaustFaust
21 April 1974
musician

Girl in RedGirl in Red
16 February 1999
Singer
Angelina JordanAngelina Jordan
10 January 2006
Singer

Alexander RybakAlexander Rybak
13 May 1986
Belarusian-Norwegian singer

Liv UllmannLiv Ullmann
16 December 1938
Actress

Morten HarketMorten Harket
14 September 1959
Singer, Composer

Haakon, Crown Prince of NorwayHaakon, Crown Prince of Norway
20 July 1973
Heir apparent
Christopher HeyerdahlChristopher Heyerdahl
18 September 1963
Actor

BiosphereBiosphere
30 May 1962
musician

Kristofer HivjuKristofer Hivju
07 December 1978
Actor

Jens StoltenbergJens Stoltenberg
16 March 1959
Economist, Politician
Erna SolbergErna Solberg
24 February 1961
Politician

Jo NesbøJo Nesbø
29 March 1960
Norwegian writer
Mohamed ElyounoussiMohamed Elyounoussi
04 August 1994
Association football player

Ståle SolbakkenStåle Solbakken
27 February 1968
Association football player, Association football

Mariella FrostrupMariella Frostrup
12 November 1962
Journalist
Olaf II of NorwayOlaf II of Norway
0995 AD
King of Norway

John Arne RiiseJohn Arne Riise
24 September 1980
Association football player
Christian VII of DenmarkChristian VII of Denmark
29 January 1749
Monarch

Tore André FloTore André Flo
15 June 1973
Association football player

John CarewJohn Carew
05 September 1979
Association football player, Actor
Princess Märtha of SwedenPrincess Märtha of Sweden
28 March 1901
 

Omar ElabdellaouiOmar Elabdellaoui
05 December 1991
Association football player
Alexander TetteyAlexander Tettey
04 April 1986
Association football player

Oscar I of SwedenOscar I of Sweden
04 July 1799
King

Ari BehnAri Behn
30 September 1972
Writer

Aylar LieAylar Lie
12 February 1984
Adult Film Star, Singer, Model, Actor
Sissel KyrkjebøSissel Kyrkjebø
24 June 1969
Singer, Musician, Opera singer
Jan Axel BlombergJan Axel Blomberg
02 August 1969
Drummer, Musician

Suzann PettersenSuzann Pettersen
07 April 1981
Golfer

Jan Åge FjørtoftJan Åge Fjørtoft
10 January 1967
Association football player

Henning BergHenning Berg
01 September 1969
Association football player, Association football
Sonja HenieSonja Henie
08 April 1912
Actor, Figure skater

IhsahnIhsahn
10 October 1975
Singer, Composer, Music educator, Guitarist

Frederick VI of DenmarkFrederick VI of Denmark
28 January 1768
King

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

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

Queen Sonja of NorwayQueen Sonja of Norway
04 July 1937
wife of King Harald V
Ronny DeilaRonny Deila
21 September 1975
Association football player, Association football

Morten Gamst PedersenMorten Gamst Pedersen
08 September 1981
Association football player
Margaret, Maid of NorwayMargaret, Maid of Norway
09 April 1283
Princess
Christian IV of DenmarkChristian IV of Denmark
12 April 1577
King