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Norway ranks 261st in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Essen, Cambridge, and Sendai. Memorable people born in Norway include Rollo, Erik the Red, and Olaf Tryggvason. Memorable people who died in Norway include Otto Bahr Halvorsen. Norway has been the birth place of many politicians and explorers 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 1993, Norway was the birth place of 37 globally memorable people, including Rollo, Erik the Red, and Olaf Tryggvason. Additionaly, 1 globally memorable people have passed away in Norway including Otto Bahr Halvorsen.

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Most individuals born in present day Norway were politicians (18), explorers (5), musicians (3), writers (2), and noblemen (1),  while most who died were politicians (1).

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

Below is a visual represetation of the lifespans of the top 5 globally memorable people born in Norway since 1700.