Famous Norwegian Artists & Painters

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 1 Edvard Munch

Edvard Munch.
Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: December 12, 1863
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Ådalsbruk
Died: January 23, 1944

Norwegian painter Edvard Munch is remembered for his iconic works The Scream and The Frieze of Life - A Poem about Life, Love, and Death. His paintings exhibited themes that reflected his own psychological states. He was a significant member of the Symbolism movement but was banned by the Nazi.

 2 Ari Behn

Ari Behn.
Famous As: Norwegian Author
Birthdate: September 30, 1972
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Århus, Kingdom of Denmark
Died: December 25, 2019

Ari Behn was a Norwegian author, visual artist, and playwright. He achieved international recognition in 2017 when his artwork was widely exhibited all over the world. Although he was married to Princess Märtha Louise, he remained a private citizen and held no title or special status. Behn committed suicide at the age of 47 after struggling with mental health problems.

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 3 Magne Furuholmen

Magne Furuholmen.
Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: November 1, 1962
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Oslo, Norway

 4 Theodor Kittelsen

Theodor Kittelsen.
Famous As: Artist, illustrator
Birthdate: April 27, 1857
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Kragerø, Norway
Died: January 21, 1914

 5 Odd Nerdrum

Odd Nerdrum.
Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: April 8, 1944
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Helsingborg, Sweden

 6 Gustav Vigeland

Gustav Vigeland
Famous As: Sculptor
Birthdate: April 11, 1869
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Mandal
Died: March 12, 1943

 7 Hans Gude

Hans Gude
Famous As: Painter, University teacher
Birthdate: March 13, 1825
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Christiania
Died: August 17, 1903
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 8 Peter Nicolai Arbo

Peter Nicolai Arbo
Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: June 18, 1831
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Drammen, Norway
Died: October 14, 1892

 9 Christian Krohg

Christian Krohg
Famous As: Naturalist painter
Birthdate: August 13, 1852
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Vestre Aker, Oslo
Died: October 16, 1925

 10 Frits Thaulow

Frits Thaulow
Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: October 20, 1847
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Oslo Christiania, Norway
Died: November 5, 1906

 11 Admiral P

Admiral P
Famous As: Recording Artist
Birthdate: March 27, 1982
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Lusaka, Zambia

 12 Thorbjørn Egner

Thorbjørn Egner
Famous As: Author, Illustrator
Birthdate: December 12, 1912
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Oslo, Norway
Died: December 24, 1990

 13 Per Krohg

Per Krohg
Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: June 18, 1889
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Åsgårdstrand, Norway
Died: March 3, 1965

 14 Arnulf Øverland

Arnulf Øverland
Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: April 27, 1889
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Kristiansund, Norway
Died: March 25, 1968

 15 Olaf Gulbransson

Olaf Gulbransson
Famous As: Artist
Birthdate: May 26, 1873
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Oslo, Norway
Died: September 18, 1958