Harald V of Norway

1937 - Today

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Harald V (Norwegian: Harald den femte, Norwegian pronunciation: [ˈhɑ̂rːɑɫ dɛn ˈfɛ̂mtə]; born 21 February 1937) is King of Norway. He succeeded to the throne on 17 January 1991. Harald was the third child and only son of King Olav V of Norway and Princess Märtha of Sweden. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Harald V of Norway has received more than 5,494,138 page views. His biography is available in 89 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 82 in 2019). Harald V of Norway is the 83rd most popular politician (up from 220th in 2019), the 4th most popular biography from Norway (up from 6th in 2019) and the most popular Norwegian Politician.

Harald V of Norway is most famous for being the king of Norway from 1991-present.

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Among politicians, Harald V of Norway ranks 83 out of 19,576Before him are Napoleon II, Ahmed I, Francisco Franco, Caligula, Uthman, and Selim I. After him are Nebuchadnezzar II, Giuseppe Garibaldi, Hurrem Sultan, Ronald Reagan, Kim Il-sung, and Napoleon III.

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Among people born in 1937, Harald V of Norway ranks 3Before him are Saddam Hussein, and Anthony Hopkins. After him are Valentina Tereshkova, Morgan Freeman, Ridley Scott, Ahmed Yassin, Jack Nicholson, Dustin Hoffman, Bobby Charlton, Jane Fonda, and Queen Sonja of Norway.

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Among people born in Norway, Harald V of Norway ranks 4 out of 1,039Before him are Edvard Munch (1863), Roald Amundsen (1872), and Ragnar Lodbrok (850). After him are Edvard Grieg (1843), Henrik Ibsen (1828), Anni-Frid Lyngstad (1945), Knut Hamsun (1859), Niels Henrik Abel (1802), Fridtjof Nansen (1861), Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson (1832), and Harald Fairhair (850).


Among politicians born in Norway, Harald V of Norway ranks 1After him are Harald Fairhair (850), Gro Harlem Brundtland (1939), Olaf II of Denmark (1370), Trygve Lie (1896), Olaf II of Norway (993), Jens Stoltenberg (1959), Vidkun Quisling (1887), Olaf Tryggvason (963), Eric Bloodaxe (885), Harald Hardrada (1015), and Magnus IV of Sweden (1316).