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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 4,760,676 page views. His biography is available in 82 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 77 in 2019). Harald V of Norway is the 222nd most popular politician (up from 227th in 2019), the 6th most popular biography from Norway (up from 9th 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 222 out of 15,577Before him are Harun al-Rashid, Ho Chi Minh, Ferdinand II of Aragon, Hosni Mubarak, Napoleon II, and Paul I of Russia. After him are Ibrahim of the Ottoman Empire, David Ben-Gurion, Dwight D. Eisenhower, Anwar Sadat, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, and Domitian.

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Among people born in 1937, Harald V of Norway ranks 4Before him are Saddam Hussein, Anthony Hopkins, and Morgan Freeman. After him are Valentina Tereshkova, Jack Nicholson, Ridley Scott, Dustin Hoffman, Jane Fonda, Abdelaziz Bouteflika, Renzo Piano, and Bobby Charlton.

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Among people born in Norway, Harald V of Norway ranks 6 out of 927Before him are Edvard Munch (1863), Ragnar Lodbrok (850), Roald Amundsen (1872), Edvard Grieg (1843), and Henrik Ibsen (1828). After him are Knut Hamsun (1859), Anni-Frid Lyngstad (1945), Harald Fairhair (850), Rollo (846), Fridtjof Nansen (1861), and Erik the Red (950).


Among politicians born in Norway, Harald V of Norway ranks 1After him are Harald Fairhair (850), Olaf II of Norway (993), Olaf Tryggvason (963), Trygve Lie (1896), Eric Bloodaxe (885), Vidkun Quisling (1887), Jens Stoltenberg (1959), Gro Harlem Brundtland (1939), Harald Hardrada (1015), Magnus the Good (1024), and Olaf II of Denmark (1370).