Famous People From Norway
Varg VikernesVarg Vikernes
11 February 1973
Musician & Writer
Henrik IbsenHenrik Ibsen
20 March 1828
Playwright, Poet.

Knut HamsunKnut Hamsun
04 August 1859
Writer

Sigrid UndsetSigrid Undset
20 May 1882
Nobel Laureate in Literature

Ari BehnAri Behn
30 September 1972
Writer

Jo NesbøJo Nesbø
29 March 1960
Norwegian writer
Linn UllmannLinn Ullmann
09 August 1966
Actor, Writer, Journalist, Literary critic

Jostein GaarderJostein Gaarder
08 August 1952
Writer, Teacher, Novelist, Philosopher, Children's

Max ManusMax Manus
09 December 1914
Autobiographer, Writer, Biographer
Bjørnstjerne BjørnsonBjørnstjerne Bjørnson
08 December 1832
Writer

Ludvig HolbergLudvig Holberg
03 December 1684
Writer
Jon FosseJon Fosse
29 September 1959
Playwright, Writer, Poet, Children's writer

Ivar AasenIvar Aasen
05 August 1813
Philologist, Lexicographer, Playwright, Poet

Henrik WergelandHenrik Wergeland
17 June 1808
Writer

Peter Christen AsbjørnsenPeter Christen Asbjørnsen
15 January 1812
Writer

Karin FossumKarin Fossum
06 November 1954
Writer, Poet, Taxi driver, Nurse
Trygve BratteliTrygve Bratteli
11 January 1910
Politician

Christian Lous LangeChristian Lous Lange
17 September 1869
Historian, Political scientist, Writer

Tarjei VesaasTarjei Vesaas
20 August 1897
Poet

Aksel SandemoseAksel Sandemose
19 March 1899
Writer
Jens BjørneboeJens Bjørneboe
09 October 1920
Author

Nordahl GriegNordahl Grieg
01 November 1902
Poet
Dag SolstadDag Solstad
16 July 1941
Writer

Per PettersonPer Petterson
18 July 1952
Writer, Translator

Camilla CollettCamilla Collett
23 January 1813
Writer
Amalie SkramAmalie Skram
22 August 1846
Author

Johan Sebastian WelhavenJohan Sebastian Welhaven
22 December 1807
Author
Arnulf ØverlandArnulf Øverland
27 April 1889
Poet

Petter DassPetter Dass
1647 AD
Poet

Kjartan FløgstadKjartan Fløgstad
07 June 1944
Author
Peter Andreas MunchPeter Andreas Munch
15 December 1810
Historian

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Aasmund Olavsson VinjeAasmund Olavsson Vinje
06 April 1818
Poet
Johan FalkbergetJohan Falkberget
30 September 1879
Novelist

Henrik SteffensHenrik Steffens
02 May 1773
Philosopher

Sigbjørn ObstfelderSigbjørn Obstfelder
21 November 1866
Writer

Johan BorgenJohan Borgen
28 April 1902
Author
Olav DuunOlav Duun
21 November 1876
Author
Johan Herman WesselJohan Herman Wessel
06 October 1742
Poet

Sigurd HoelSigurd Hoel
14 December 1890
Author

Shabana Rehman GaarderShabana Rehman Gaarder
14 July 1976
Comedian

Herman WildenveyHerman Wildenvey
20 July 1885
Poet
Olaf BullOlaf Bull
10 November 1883
Poet

Johan BojerJohan Bojer
06 March 1872
Novelist

Magnus Brostrup LandstadMagnus Brostrup Landstad
07 October 1802
Priest

Johan Nordahl BrunJohan Nordahl Brun
21 March 1745
Author

Hans E. KinckHans E. Kinck
11 October 1865
Author
Tore ØrjasæterTore Ørjasæter
03 March 1886
Educator

Absalon Pederssøn BeyerAbsalon Pederssøn Beyer
1528 AD
Author
Oskar BraatenOskar Braaten
25 November 1881
Author

Olav AukrustOlav Aukrust
21 January 1883
Poet

Karl Ove KnausgardKarl Ove Knausgard
06 December 1968
Novelist
Carsten HauchCarsten Hauch
12 May 1790
Poet

Gunnar HeibergGunnar Heiberg
18 November 1857
Poet
Alfred HaugeAlfred Hauge
17 October 1915
Educator

Kristofer UppdalKristofer Uppdal
19 February 1878
Poet

Nils Collett VogtNils Collett Vogt
24 September 1864
Author

Tryggve AndersenTryggve Andersen
27 September 1866
Novelist

Alexander Lange KiellandAlexander Lange Kielland
18 February 1849
Writer
Hans Henrik JægerHans Henrik Jæger
02 September 1854
Writer