Cultural Production in

Present Day

Norway

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Norway ranks 24th in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Czechia, South Korea, and Greece. Memorable people born in present day Norway include Edvard Munch, Ragnar Lodbrok, and Roald Amundsen. Memorable people who died in Norway include Edvard Munch, Edvard Grieg, and Henrik Ibsen. Norway has been the birth place of many soccer players and politicians and the death place of many politicians and writers.

Norway, officially the Kingdom of Norway, is a Nordic country in Northern Europe, the mainland territory of which comprises the western and northernmost portion of the Scandinavian Peninsula. The remote Arctic island of Jan Mayen and the archipelago of Svalbard also form part of Norway. Bouvet Island, located in the Subantarctic, is a dependency of Norway; it also lays claims to the Antarctic territories of Peter I Island and Queen Maud Land. The capital and largest city in Norway is Oslo. Read more on Wikipedia

Between 801 and 2006, present day Norway was the birth place of 927 globally memorable people, including Edvard Munch, Ragnar Lodbrok, and Roald Amundsen. Additionaly, 298 globally memorable people have passed away in present day Norway including Edvard Munch, Edvard Grieg, and Henrik Ibsen.

People Born in Present Day Norway

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People Deceased in Present Day Norway

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Most individuals born in present day Norway were soccer players (141), politicians (134), skiers (111), athletes (81), and writers (78),  while most who died were politicians (81), writers (38), athletes (23), soccer players (17), and gymnasts (16).

Over the past 100 years, soccer players have been the top profession of globally memorable people born in present day Norway, including Ole Gunnar Solskjær, Nils Arne Eggen, and Alf-Inge Håland. Whereas, throughout history, soccer players have been the profession with the most memorable people born in present day Norway, including Ole Gunnar Solskjær, Nils Arne Eggen, and Alf-Inge Håland.

Below is a visual represetation of the lifespans of the top 25 globally memorable people born in present day Norway since 1700.