Famous Norwegian Historical Personalities

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 1 Harald V of Norway

Harald V of Norway
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Famous As: King of Norway
Birthdate: February 21, 1937
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: Norwegian

Harald V of Norway ascended the throne after the demise of his father, King Olav V. A sports enthusiast, he represented Norway in sailing at three Olympic Games. He also became a patron of World Sailing. The King is an admiral, the Supreme Commander of the Norwegian Armed Forces and a four-star general.

 2 Olav V of Norway

Olav V of Norway
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Famous As: Former King of Norway
Birthdate: July 2, 1903
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: Norwegian
Died: January 17, 1991

Olav V of Norway served as the king of Norway from 1957 to 1991. Olav became heir apparent to the throne in 1905 when his father was crowned king of Norway. His leadership skills during World War II earned him the position of Norwegian Chief of Defence in 1944. Nicknamed The People's King, Olav was popular for his down-to-earth style.

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 3 Harald I of Norway

Harald I of Norway
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Famous As: King
Birthdate: 0850 AD
Nationality: Norwegian
Died: 0933 AD

 4 Harald Hardrada

Harald Hardrada
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Famous As: King of Norway (1046 to 1066)
Birthdate: 1015 AD
Nationality: Norwegian
Died: September 25, 1066

Harald Sigurdsson, or Harald, was the king of Norway from 1046 to 1066. He also made an aim for the Danish throne and the English throne. He was a mercenary and a military leader before taking over as the king. His death marked the end of the Viking Age.

 5 Eric Bloodaxe

Eric Bloodaxe
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Famous As: King
Birthdate: 0885 AD
Nationality: Norwegian
Died: 0954 AD

 6 Olaf II of Norway

Olaf II of Norway
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Famous As: King of Norway
Birthdate: 0995 AD
Nationality: Norwegian
Died: July 29, 1030

 7 Margaret, Maid of Norway

Margaret, Maid of Norway
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Famous As: Princess
Birthdate: April 9, 1283
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: Norwegian
Died: September 26, 1290
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 8 Eric of Pomerania

Eric of Pomerania
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Famous As: King
Birthdate: 1382 AD
Nationality: Norwegian, Swedish
Died: September 24, 1459

 9 Haakon IV Haakonsson

Haakon IV Haakonsson
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Famous As: King
Birthdate: March 31, 1204
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: Norwegian
Died: December 16, 1263

 10 Olaf Tryggvason

Olaf Tryggvason
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Famous As: King
Birthdate: 0963 AD
Nationality: Norwegian
Died: September 9, 1000

 11 Magnus I Olafsson

Magnus I Olafsson
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Famous As: Norway
Birthdate: 1024 AD
Nationality: Norwegian
Died: October 25, 1047

 12 Magnus Barefoot

Magnus Barefoot
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Famous As: King
Birthdate: 1073 AD
Nationality: Norwegian
Died: August 24, 1103

 13 Magnus IV of Sweden

Magnus IV of Sweden
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Famous As: King
Birthdate: 1316 AD
Nationality: Norwegian, Swedish
Died: December 1, 1374

 14 Haakon the Good

Haakon the Good
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Famous As: King
Birthdate: 0920 AD
Nationality: Norwegian
Died: 0961 AD

 15 Olaf III of Norway

Olaf III of Norway
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Famous As: King
Birthdate: 1050 AD
Nationality: Norwegian
Died: September 22, 1093

 16 Magnus II of Norway

Magnus II of Norway
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Famous As: King of Norway
Birthdate: 1048 AD
Nationality: Norwegian
Died: April 28, 1069

 17 Haakon V of Norway

Haakon V of Norway
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Famous As: King of Norway
Birthdate: April 10, 1270
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: Norwegian
Died: May 8, 1319

 18 Sigurd the Crusader

Sigurd the Crusader
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Famous As: King of Norway
Birthdate: 1090 AD
Nationality: Norwegian
Died: March 26, 1130

 19 Olaf IV Haakonsson

Olaf IV Haakonsson
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Famous As: King of Denmark and Norway
Birthdate: 1370 AD
Nationality: Norwegian
Died: August 3, 1387

 20 Harald Greycloak

Harald Greycloak
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Famous As: King
Birthdate: 0935 AD
Nationality: Norwegian
Died: 0969 AD

 21 Magnus VI of Norway

Magnus VI of Norway
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Famous As: King of Norway
Birthdate: May 1, 1238
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: Norwegian
Died: May 9, 1280

 22 Sverre of Norway

Sverre of Norway
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Famous As: King
Birthdate: 1151 AD
Nationality: Norwegian
Died: March 9, 1202

 23 Haakon VI of Norway

Haakon VI of Norway
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Famous As: King of Norway
Birthdate: 1340 AD
Nationality: Norwegian
Died: 1380 AD

 24 Haakon Sigurdsson

Haakon Sigurdsson
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Famous As: Ruler
Birthdate: 0937 AD
Nationality: Norwegian
Died: 0995 AD

 25 Haakon III of Norway

Haakon III of Norway
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Famous As: King of Norway
Birthdate: 1182 AD
Nationality: Norwegian
Died: January 1, 1204

 26 Magnus V of Norway

Magnus V of Norway
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Famous As: Kng
Birthdate: 1156 AD
Nationality: Norwegian
Died: June 15, 1184

 27 Elisiv of Kiev

Elisiv of Kiev
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Famous As: Queen
Birthdate: 1025 AD
Nationality: Norwegian
Died: 1067 AD

 28 Magnus IV of Norway

Magnus IV of Norway
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Famous As: King
Birthdate: 1115 AD
Nationality: Norwegian
Died: November 12, 1139

 29 Inge I of Norway

Inge I of Norway
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Famous As: King
Birthdate: 1135 AD
Nationality: Norwegian
Died: February 3, 1161

 30 Haakon II of Norway

Haakon II of Norway
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Famous As: King
Birthdate: 1147 AD
Nationality: Norwegian
Died: July 7, 1162

 31 Eystein I of Norway

Eystein I of Norway
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Famous As: King of Norway
Birthdate: 1088 AD
Nationality: Norwegian
Died: August 29, 1122

 32 Olav Magnusson of Norway

Olav Magnusson of Norway
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Famous As: King
Birthdate: 1099 AD
Nationality: Norwegian
Died: December 22, 1115