Famous People From Norway
Find out more about the greatest Norwegian Sportspersons, including Magnus Carlsen, John Arne Riise, Sonja Henie, John Carew and Alexander Tettey.
Magnus CarlsenMagnus Carlsen
30 November 1990
World Chess Champion
Ole Gunnar SolskjærOle Gunnar Solskjær
26 February 1973
Football Manager

Aksel Lund SvindalAksel Lund Svindal
26 December 1982
Racer

John Arne RiiseJohn Arne Riise
24 September 1980
Association football player

John CarewJohn Carew
05 September 1979
Association football player, Actor

Tore André FloTore André Flo
15 June 1973
Association football player
Alexander TetteyAlexander Tettey
04 April 1986
Association football player

Mohamed ElyounoussiMohamed Elyounoussi
04 August 1994
Association football player

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

Ronny DeilaRonny Deila
21 September 1975
Association football player, Association football
Morten Gamst PedersenMorten Gamst Pedersen
08 September 1981
Association football player

Ronny JohnsenRonny Johnsen
10 June 1969
Association football player

Jan Åge FjørtoftJan Åge Fjørtoft
10 January 1967
Association football player

Ørjan NylandØrjan Nyland
10 September 1990
Association football player

Omar ElabdellaouiOmar Elabdellaoui
05 December 1991
Association football player
Petter SolbergPetter Solberg
18 November 1974
Rally driver

Stefan JohansenStefan Johansen
08 January 1991
Association football player

Suzann PettersenSuzann Pettersen
07 April 1981
Golfer

Per Ciljan SkjelbredPer Ciljan Skjelbred
16 June 1987
Association football player
Steffen IversenSteffen Iversen
10 November 1976
Association football player

Tarik ElyounoussiTarik Elyounoussi
23 February 1988
Moroccan-Norwegian footballer
Brede HangelandBrede Hangeland
20 June 1981
Association football player

Rune JarsteinRune Jarstein
29 September 1984
Association football player

Ståle SolbakkenStåle Solbakken
27 February 1968
Association football player, Association football
Håvard NordtveitHåvard Nordtveit
21 June 1990
Association football player

Grete WaitzGrete Waitz
01 October 1953
Marathon runner, Long-distance runner, Athletics
Markus HenriksenMarkus Henriksen
25 July 1992
Association football player

Ola KamaraOla Kamara
15 October 1989
Association football player

Vegard ForrenVegard Forren
16 February 1988
Association football player
Marit BjørgenMarit Bjørgen
21 March 1980
Cross-country skier

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Åge HareideÅge Hareide
23 September 1953
Association football player, Association football
Ole Einar BjørndalenOle Einar Bjørndalen
27 January 1974
Biathlete, Cross-country skier

Thor HushovdThor Hushovd
18 January 1978
Bicycler

Jo Inge BergetJo Inge Berget
11 September 1990
Association football player

Mathis BollyMathis Bolly
14 November 1990
Association football player
Johann Olav KossJohann Olav Koss
29 October 1968
Physician, Speed skater
Andreas ThorkildsenAndreas Thorkildsen
01 April 1982
Norwegian track and field athlete

Stein EriksenStein Eriksen
11 December 1927
Alpine ski racer

Erik MyklandErik Mykland
21 July 1971
Football player

Marcus PedersenMarcus Pedersen
08 June 1990
Association football player
Mohammed AbdellaoueMohammed Abdellaoue
23 October 1985
Association football player, Futsal player

Molla MalloryMolla Mallory
06 March 1884
Tennis player

Stefan StrandbergStefan Strandberg
25 July 1990
Association football player

Alexander Dale OenAlexander Dale Oen
21 May 1985
Swimmer

Daniel Berg HestadDaniel Berg Hestad
30 July 1975
Association football player
Joshua KingJoshua King
15 January 1992
association football player

Lasse KjusLasse Kjus
14 January 1971
Skier
Heidi LøkeHeidi Løke
12 December 1982
Handball player

Vegard UlvangVegard Ulvang
10 October 1963
Skier

Birger RuudBirger Ruud
23 August 1911
Ski Jumper
Bente SkariBente Skari
10 September 1972
Skier

Thorleif HaugThorleif Haug
28 September 1894
Skier
Knut JohannesenKnut Johannesen
06 November 1933
Speed skater

Alf EngenAlf Engen
15 May 1909
Skier

Fred Anton MaierFred Anton Maier
15 December 1938
Speed skater

Harmeet SinghHarmeet Singh
12 November 1990
association football player

Sondre NordheimSondre Nordheim
10 June 1825
Skier
Bjørn DaehlieBjørn Daehlie
19 June 1967
Skier