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Norway ranks 267th in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Leiden, Bangkok, and United States. Memorable people born in Norway include Rollo, Olaf Tryggvason, and Magnus the Good. Memorable people who died in Norway include Sigurd Haakonsson and Otto Bahr Halvorsen. Norway has been the birth place of many politicians and soccer players and the death place of many politicians. Norway is located in Norway.

Norway, officially the Kingdom of Norway, is a Nordic country in Northern Europe, the mainland territory of which comprises the western and northernmost portion of the Scandinavian Peninsula. The remote Arctic island of Jan Mayen and the archipelago of Svalbard also form part of Norway. Bouvet Island, located in the Subantarctic, is a dependency of Norway; it also lays claims to the Antarctic territories of Peter I Island and Queen Maud Land. The capital and largest city in Norway is Oslo. Read more on Wikipedia

Between 801 and 1979, Norway was the birth place of 41 globally memorable people, including Rollo, Olaf Tryggvason, and Magnus the Good. Additionaly, 2 globally memorable people have passed away in Norway including Sigurd Haakonsson and Otto Bahr Halvorsen.

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People Deceased in Norway

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Most individuals born in present day Norway were politicians (19), soccer players (4), explorers (3), writers (3), and musicians (3),  while most who died were politicians (2).

Over the past 100 years, musicians have been the top profession of globally memorable people born in Norway, including Sven Erik Kristiansen, Fenriz, and Necrobutcher. Whereas, throughout history, politicians have been the profession with the most memorable people born in present day Norway, including Olaf Tryggvason, Magnus the Good, and Magnus IV of Sweden.

Below is a visual represetation of the lifespans of the top 8 globally memorable people born in Norway since 1700.