Queen Sonja of Norway

1937 - Today

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Sonja (born Sonja Haraldsen on 4 July 1937) is the Queen consort of Norway since 17 January 1991 as the wife of King Harald V.Sonja and the then Crown Prince Harald had dated for nine years prior to their marriage in 1968. They had kept their relationship a secret due to the controversy of Sonja's status as a commoner. Harald had told his father, King Olav V, that he would remain unmarried if his father did not grant consent to marry Sonja. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Queen Sonja of Norway has received more than 1,338,034 page views. Her biography is available in 46 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 42 in 2019). Queen Sonja of Norway is the 47th most popular companion (down from 38th in 2019), the 18th most popular biography from Norway (down from 17th in 2019) and the most popular Norwegian Companion.

Queen Sonja of Norway is most famous for being the wife of King Harald V of Norway and the mother of Crown Prince Haakon.

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Among companions, Queen Sonja of Norway ranks 47 out of 687Before her are Salman the Persian, Isabella of France, Maria Carolina of Austria, Elizabeth Woodville, Anne Hathaway, and Magda Goebbels. After her are Anne of Cleves, Fawzia Fuad of Egypt, Ingrid of Sweden, Livia, Hafsa bint Umar, and Princess Helena of the United Kingdom.

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Among people born in 1937, Queen Sonja of Norway ranks 10Before her are Jack Nicholson, Harald V of Norway, Dustin Hoffman, Valentina Tereshkova, Ridley Scott, and Jane Fonda. After her are Boris Spassky, Vanessa Redgrave, Queen Paola of Belgium, Renzo Piano, Martti Ahtisaari, and Abdelaziz Bouteflika.

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In Norway

Among people born in Norway, Queen Sonja of Norway ranks 18 out of 735Before her are Thor Heyerdahl (1914), Niels Henrik Abel (1802), Olaf Tryggvason (963), Olaf II of Norway (993), Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson (1832), and Vidkun Quisling (1887). After her are Trygve Lie (1896), Eric Bloodaxe (885), Gro Harlem Brundtland (1939), Jo Nesbø (1960), Ingólfr Arnarson (850), and Haakon IV of Norway (1204).

Among COMPANIONS In Norway

Among companions born in Norway, Queen Sonja of Norway ranks 1After her are Mette-Marit, Crown Princess of Norway (1973).