Olav V of Norway

1903 - 1991

Olav V of Norway

Olav V (born Prince Alexander of Denmark; 2 July 1903 – 17 January 1991) was King of Norway from 1957 until his death. Olav was the only child of King Haakon VII of Norway and Maud of Wales. He became heir apparent to the Norwegian throne when his father was elected King of Norway in 1905. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Olav V of Norway has received more than 1,343,765 page views. His biography is available in 52 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 581st most popular politician.

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Among politicians, Olav V of Norway ranks 576 out of 14,801Before him are Henry VI of England, Gordian I, Anne of Brittany, Leopold III of Belgium, Béla IV of Hungary, and John of Bohemia. After him are Maximilian II, Holy Roman Emperor, Artaxerxes II of Persia, Philip the Arab, Philip the Good, Charles I of Anjou, and Frederick William IV of Prussia.

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Among people born in 1903, Olav V of Norway ranks 8Before him are John von Neumann, Konrad Lorenz, Theodor W. Adorno, Georges Simenon, Aram Khachaturian, and Ernst Kaltenbrunner. After him are Mark Rothko, Habib Bourguiba, Marguerite Yourcenar, C. F. Powell, Fernandel, and Vladimir Horowitz. Among people deceased in 1991, Olav V of Norway ranks 4Before him are Freddie Mercury, Dr. Seuss, and Vasily Zaitsev. After him are Miles Davis, Edwin McMillan, Serge Gainsbourg, Carl David Anderson, Yves Montand, Graham Greene, Isaac Bashevis Singer, and John Bardeen.

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Among people born in United Kingdom, Olav V of Norway ranks 150 out of 5,347Before him are Maggie Smith (1934), Cary Grant (1904), Humphry Davy (1778), George Best (1946), Edward VII (1841), and Henry VI of England (1421). After him are C. S. Lewis (1898), Julie Andrews (1935), John Logie Baird (1888), John Wycliffe (1324), Edward Smith (1850), and William IV of the United Kingdom (1765).

Among POLITICIANS In United Kingdom

Among politicians born in United Kingdom, Olav V of Norway ranks 31Before him are Robert the Bruce (1274), George V (1865), Edward VIII (1894), Charles I of England (1600), John, King of England (1166), and Henry VI of England (1421). After him are William IV of the United Kingdom (1765), Robert Gascoyne-Cecil, 3rd Marquess of Salisbury (1830), Henry V of England (1386), Boudica (33), Æthelstan (895), and Theresa May (1956).