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Norway ranks 27th in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Denmark, South Korea, and Switzerland. Memorable people born in present day Norway include Edvard Munch, Henrik Ibsen, and Edvard Grieg. Memorable people who died in Norway include Edvard Munch, Henrik Ibsen, and Edvard Grieg. 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 whose mainland territory 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. Read more on Wikipedia

Between 801 and 2006, present day Norway was the birth place of 735 globally memorable people, including Edvard Munch, Henrik Ibsen, and Edvard Grieg. Additionaly, 239 globally memorable people have passed away in present day Norway including Edvard Munch, Henrik Ibsen, and Edvard Grieg.

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 (117), politicians (94), skiers (80), writers (67), and athletes (59),  while most who died were politicians (64), writers (34), athletes (14), explorers (12), and soccer players (11).

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, Alf-Inge Håland, and Thorbjørn Svenssen. Whereas, throughout history, soccer players have been the profession with the most memorable people born in present day Norway, including Ole Gunnar Solskjær, Jørgen Juve, 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.