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Harald V of Norway
Harald V is the king of Norway. He ascended the throne on January 17, 1991. Harald was the third and only son of King Olav V and Princess Märtha of Sweden. He was second in the line of succession at the time of his birth, behind his father. In 1940, following the German occupation of World War II, the royal family lived in exile. Harald spent part of his childhood in Sweden and the United States. He returned to Norway in 1945, then studied for periods at the University of Oslo, the Norwegian Military Academy and Balliol College in Oxford. After the death of his grandfather Haakon VII in 1957, Harald became the crown prince when his father became king. As an avid athlete, he represented Norwegian rowing at the 1964, 1968 and 1972 Olympics, and later became a boss of World Sailing. Harald married Sonja Haraldsen in 1968, their relationship initially controversial due to her civil status.
PredecessorOlav V
Heir apparentHaakon
BornFebruary 21, 1937, Skaugum, Akershus, Norway
Issue, DetailPrincess Märtha Louise, Haakon, Crown Prince of Norway
FatherOlav V of Norway
MotherPrincess Märtha of Sweden
ReligionChurch of Norway

About Harald V of Norway

King Harald V of Norway was born in Oslo, Norway on February 21, 1937. He's 87 years old today.

After his father's death in 1991, he ascended to the throne of Norway. He is linked to Belgian and Danish rulers, among others.

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Harald V of Norway before becoming famous

Harald V of Norway was born in the Zodiac sign Pisces (The Fish), and 1937 is the year of the Chinese Zodiac Ox (牛).

In over six centuries, he was the first royal to be born in Norway.

Achievement of Harald V of Norway

As Norway's king, he was simultaneously the head of the country's recognized church and the military's chief commander.

Harald V of Norway's Family, Spouse, Dating and Relationship

Sonja Haraldsen's marriage to him in 1968 sparked a lot of controversy because she was a commoner.

Harald V of Norway on Social Media

Harald V of Norway Collabed with

He was present during President-elect US President Franklin D. Roosevelt's inauguration ceremony.

Harald V of Norway Income & Net worth

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Harald V of Norway Height and Weight

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Latest information about Harald V of Norway updated on March 12 2023.