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

Henning BergHenning Berg
01 September 1969
Association football player, Association football
Tore André FloTore André Flo
15 June 1973
Association football player

Sonja HenieSonja Henie
08 April 1912
Actor, Figure skater

Ronny JohnsenRonny Johnsen
10 June 1969
Association football player
Morten Gamst PedersenMorten Gamst Pedersen
08 September 1981
Association football player

Mohamed ElyounoussiMohamed Elyounoussi
04 August 1994
Association football player
Ronny DeilaRonny Deila
21 September 1975
Association football player, Association football

Petter SolbergPetter Solberg
18 November 1974
Rally driver

Alexander TetteyAlexander Tettey
04 April 1986
Association football player

Omar ElabdellaouiOmar Elabdellaoui
05 December 1991
Association football player

Ole Einar BjørndalenOle Einar Bjørndalen
27 January 1974
Biathlete, Cross-country skier
Brede HangelandBrede Hangeland
20 June 1981
Association football player

Stefan JohansenStefan Johansen
08 January 1991
Association football player

Tarik ElyounoussiTarik Elyounoussi
23 February 1988
Moroccan-Norwegian footballer

Jan Åge FjørtoftJan Åge Fjørtoft
10 January 1967
Association football player
Ola KamaraOla Kamara
15 October 1989
Association football player

Ståle SolbakkenStåle Solbakken
27 February 1968
Association football player, Association football
Ørjan NylandØrjan Nyland
10 September 1990
Association football player

Marit BjørgenMarit Bjørgen
21 March 1980
Cross-country skier

Markus HenriksenMarkus Henriksen
25 July 1992
Association football player
Steffen IversenSteffen Iversen
10 November 1976
Association football player

Håvard NordtveitHåvard Nordtveit
21 June 1990
Association football player
Rune JarsteinRune Jarstein
29 September 1984
Association football player

Grete WaitzGrete Waitz
01 October 1953
Marathon runner, Long-distance runner, Athletics

Åge HareideÅge Hareide
23 September 1953
Association football player, Association football
Per Ciljan SkjelbredPer Ciljan Skjelbred
16 June 1987
Association football player

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Jo Inge BergetJo Inge Berget
11 September 1990
Association football player
Suzann PettersenSuzann Pettersen
07 April 1981
Golfer

Stein EriksenStein Eriksen
11 December 1927
Alpine ski racer

Johann Olav KossJohann Olav Koss
29 October 1968
Physician, Speed skater

Mathis BollyMathis Bolly
14 November 1990
Association football player
Thor HushovdThor Hushovd
18 January 1978
Bicycler
Andreas ThorkildsenAndreas Thorkildsen
01 April 1982
Norwegian track and field athlete

Molla MalloryMolla Mallory
06 March 1884
Tennis player

Mohammed AbdellaoueMohammed Abdellaoue
23 October 1985
Association football player, Futsal player

Alexander Dale OenAlexander Dale Oen
21 May 1985
Swimmer
Lasse KjusLasse Kjus
14 January 1971
Skier

Stefan StrandbergStefan Strandberg
25 July 1990
Association football player

Vegard ForrenVegard Forren
16 February 1988
Association football player

Heidi LøkeHeidi Løke
12 December 1982
Handball player

Vegard UlvangVegard Ulvang
10 October 1963
Skier
Joshua KingJoshua King
15 January 1992
association football player

Daniel Berg HestadDaniel Berg Hestad
30 July 1975
Association football player
Marcus PedersenMarcus Pedersen
08 June 1990
Association football player

Bente SkariBente Skari
10 September 1972
Skier

Alf EngenAlf Engen
15 May 1909
Skier
Birger RuudBirger Ruud
23 August 1911
Ski Jumper

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

Harmeet SinghHarmeet Singh
12 November 1990
association football player

Sondre NordheimSondre Nordheim
10 June 1825
Skier

Bjørn DaehlieBjørn Daehlie
19 June 1967
Skier