Harald V of Norway

1937 - Today

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

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Harald V of Norway has received more than 3,546,338 page views. His biography is available in 77 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 73 in 2019). Harald V of Norway is the 227th most popular politician (down from 194th in 2019), the 8th most popular biography from Norway (down from 6th in 2019) and the 2nd 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 227 out of 15,710Before him are Leopold II, Holy Roman Emperor, Louis XVIII of France, Charles I of Austria, Salman of Saudi Arabia, Lucius Tarquinius Superbus, and Suleiman II. After him are Ferdinand II of Aragon, Leopold I, Holy Roman Emperor, Christina, Queen of Sweden, Charles IX of France, Mahmud II, and Lech Wałęsa.

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Among people born in 1937, Harald V of Norway ranks 5Before him are Saddam Hussein, Anthony Hopkins, Morgan Freeman, and Jack Nicholson. After him are Dustin Hoffman, Valentina Tereshkova, Ridley Scott, Jane Fonda, Queen Sonja of Norway, Boris Spassky, and Vanessa Redgrave.

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Among people born in Norway, Harald V of Norway ranks 8 out of 735Before him are Henrik Ibsen (1828), Edvard Grieg (1843), Roald Amundsen (1872), Harald Fairhair (850), Knut Hamsun (1859), and Rollo (846). After him are Fridtjof Nansen (1861), Erik the Red (950), Anni-Frid Lyngstad (1945), Thor Heyerdahl (1914), Niels Henrik Abel (1802), and Olaf Tryggvason (963).


Among politicians born in Norway, Harald V of Norway ranks 2Before him are Harald Fairhair (850). After him are Olaf Tryggvason (963), Olaf II of Norway (993), Vidkun Quisling (1887), Trygve Lie (1896), Eric Bloodaxe (885), Gro Harlem Brundtland (1939), Haakon IV of Norway (1204), Harald Hardrada (1015), Olaf II of Denmark (1370), and Haakon Sigurdsson (930).