Harald V of Norway | King

Harald V of Norway | King

Name Harald V of Norway
Profession King
Date of Birth 1937-02-21
Place of Birth Oslo,
Norway
Age
Death Date
Birth Sign Pisces

About Harald V of Norway

King of Norway who ascended to the throne after the death of his father in 1991. He is related to monarchs of Belgium and Denmark among others. 

Early Life of Harald V of Norway

He was the first prince born in Norway in over six centuries.

Trivia

As Norway’s king, he was also head of its official church and the supreme commander of the military.

Family Life

His marriage to Sonja Haraldsen in 1968, stirred much controversy because she was a commoner.

Associated With

He was present at the oath of office ceremony of President-elect Franklin D. Roosevelt.

Haakon Crown Prince of Norway

Haakon Crown Prince of Norway

Name Haakon Crown Prince of Norway
Profession Prince
Date of Birth 1973-07-20
Place of Birth Oslo,
Norway
Age
Death Date
Birth Sign Cancer

About Haakon Crown Prince of Norway

First in line to the Norwegian throne, this son of King Harald V held the titles of both Crown Prince of Norway and Prince of Denmark. During late 2003 and early 2004, while his father was recovering from cancer treatment, Crown Prince Haakon served as Regent of Norway. 

Early Life Experience of Haakon Crown Prince of Norway

After serving in the Royal Norwegian Navy, he earned a political science bachelor’s degree from the University of California, Berkeley, and an international trade and development studies master’s degree from the London School of Economics.

Trivia Info

He was part of the opening ceremony at the 1994 Winter Olympics in Lillehammer, Norway.

Family Life and Relationship

His marriage to Mette-Marit Tjessem Høiby (later Crown Princess of Norway) spurred controversy, as Høiby was both a single mother (to son Marius Borg Høiby) and a commoner. The couple welcomed a daughter, Princess Ingrid Alexandra, in 2004, and a son, Prince Sverre Magnus, in 2005.

Close Associates

He was born to Harald V of Norway and commoner Sonja Haraldsen.

Mette|Marit Crown Princess of Norway

Mette|Marit Crown Princess of Norway

Name Mette-Marit Crown Princess of Norway
Profession Princess
Date of Birth 1973-08-19
Place of Birth Kristiansand,
Norway
Age
Death Date
Birth Sign Leo

About Mette-Marit Crown Princess of Norway

Crown Princess of Norway, heir apparent to the Norwegian throne, and wife of Crown Prince Haakon.

Early Life Experience of Mette-Marit Crown Princess of Norway

A commoner and a single mother, she met Prince Haakon at Quart Festival. The two would meet again a year later at another Quart Festival event.

Trivia Info

Since her marriage, she has earned a master’s degree in executive management and worked as a representative for UNAIDS. She has also presided over countless humanitarian organizations.

Family Life and Relationship

Her father, Sven Hoiby, was a journalist. She has a son named Marius from a previous relationship. She and Prince Haakon have two children, Princess Ingrid Alexandra and Prince Sverre Magnus.

Close Associates

Her father-in-law is Harald V of Norway. Like her own, Harald’s marriage to Queen Sonja was also controversial due to the fact that she too was a commoner.

Harald V of Norway

Harald V of Norway

Name Harald V of Norway
Profession King
Date of Birth 1937-02-21
Place of Birth Oslo,
Norway
Age
Death Date
Birth Sign Pisces

About Harald V of Norway

King of Norway who ascended to the throne after the death of his father in 1991. He is related to monarchs of Belgium and Denmark among others. 

Early Life Experience of Harald V of Norway

He was the first prince born in Norway in over six centuries.

Trivia Info

As Norway’s king, he was also head of its official church and the supreme commander of the military.

Family Life and Relationship

His marriage to Sonja Haraldsen in 1968, stirred much controversy because she was a commoner.

Close Associates

He was present at the oath of office ceremony of President-elect Franklin D. Roosevelt.

Norway | Ghayas Zahid

Norway | Ghayas Zahid

First name Ghayas
Last name Zahid
Nationality Norway
Date of birth 8 September 1994
Age 25
Country of birth Norway
Place of birth Oslo
Position Midfielder
Height 174 cm
Weight 66 kg
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