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Norway ranks 25th in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Denmark, Australia, and Switzerland. Memorable people born in present day Norway include Edvard Munch, Roald Amundsen, and Henrik Ibsen. 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; Mainland Norway and the remote island of Jan Mayen as well as the archipelago of Svalbard form Metropolitan Norway. The subantarctic Bouvet Island is a dependent territory of the Kingdom of Norway. Norway also lays claim to the Antarctic territories of Queen Maud Land and Peter I Island. Read more on Wikipedia

Between 0 and 2005, present day Norway was the birth place of 510 globally memorable people, including Edvard Munch, Roald Amundsen, and Henrik Ibsen. Additionaly, 168 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 (82), politicians (79), writers (46), skiers (43), and singers (36),  while most who died were politicians (54), writers (22), explorers (10), painters (9), and mathematicians (7).

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, Thorbjørn Svenssen, and Arnfinn Bergmann. 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 Thorbjørn Svenssen.

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