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  • Oslo, Norway
    Monday Apr 26, 1897

    Nobel Prize

    Approving the well

    Oslo, Norway
    Monday Apr 26, 1897

    Owing to skepticism surrounding the will, it was not approved by the Storting in Norway until 26 April 1897.




  • Oslo City Hall, Oslo, Norway
    Friday Dec 10, 1926

    Gustav Stresemann

    Nobel Prize

    Oslo City Hall, Oslo, Norway
    Friday Dec 10, 1926

    Stresemann was co-winner of the Nobel Peace Prize in 1926.




  • Skaugum, Akershus, Norway
    Sunday Feb 21, 1937

    Harald V

    Born

    Skaugum, Akershus, Norway
    Sunday Feb 21, 1937

    Prince Harald was born at the Skaugum estate in 21 February 1937.




  • Oslo, Norway
    Wednesday Mar 31, 1937

    Harald V

    Baptism

    Oslo, Norway
    Wednesday Mar 31, 1937

    He was baptized in the Royal Chapel of the Royal Palace in Oslo on 31 March 1937 by Bishop Johan Lunde.




  • Norway
    Monday Apr 8, 1940

    World War II

    Norwegian campaign

    Norway
    Monday Apr 8, 1940

    The Norwegian campaign was an attempted Allied occupation of northern Norway, during the early stages of World War II. Resulted evacuation of the Norwegian government and the royal family, establishment of the Norwegian armed forces from the exile. The 62 days of fighting made Norway the nation that withstood a German land invasion for the second longest period of time, after the Soviet Union.




  • Oslo, Norway
    Friday Sep 27, 1957

    Harald V

    The First Time to attend The Council of State

    Oslo, Norway
    Friday Sep 27, 1957

    Harald attended the Council of State for the first time on 27 September 1957 .




  • Oslo, Norway
    Thursday Dec 10, 1964

    Martin Luther King

    Nobel Prize

    Oslo, Norway
    Thursday Dec 10, 1964

    The Nobel Peace Prize 1964 was awarded to Martin Luther King Jr.


  • Oslo Domkirke, Karl Johans gate, Oslo, Norway
    Thursday Aug 29, 1968

    Harald V

    Marriage

    Oslo Domkirke, Karl Johans gate, Oslo, Norway
    Thursday Aug 29, 1968

    Harald married a commoner, Sonja Haraldsen, at Oslo Domkirke in Oslo on 29 August 1968. The pair had dated for nine years and were only allowed to marry when Harald gave his father the ultimatum that if he was not allowed to marry Sonja he would not marry at all, which would have ended the reign of his family and the Norwegian monarchy, as Harald was the sole heir to the throne.


  • Nidaros Cathedral, Trondheim, Norway
    Sunday Jun 23, 1991

    Harald V

    The consecration

    Nidaros Cathedral, Trondheim, Norway
    Sunday Jun 23, 1991

    The King chose to continue the tradition of royal benediction, a tradition that had been introduced with his father, and was consecrated together with Queen Sonja in the Nidaros Cathedral on 23 June 1991.


  • Oslo, Norway
    Sunday Dec 10, 2006

    Muhammad Yunus

    The Nobel Peace Prize

    Oslo, Norway
    Sunday Dec 10, 2006

    Yunus was awarded the 2006 Nobel Peace Prize, along with Grameen Bank, for their efforts to create economic and social development.


  • Oslo, Norway
    Monday Dec 6, 2010

    Muhammad Yunus

    NORAD Published a Statement Clearing Yunus and The Bank From any Allegations of Embezzlement

    Oslo, Norway
    Monday Dec 6, 2010

    On 6 December, NORAD (The Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation) published a statement clearing Yunus and the Bank from any wrongdoing on this point, following a comprehensive review of NORAD's support commissioned by the Minister of International Development.


  • Norway
    Monday May 21, 2012

    Harald V

    The constitutional amendment of 2012

    Norway
    Monday May 21, 2012

    Until 2012, the King of Norway was, according to the constitution, the formal head of the Church of Norway. The constitutional amendment of 21 May 2012 made the King no longer the formal head, but he is still required to be of the Evangelical Lutheran religion.


  • Molde, Norway
    Wednesday Aug 8, 2012

    Mohamed Salah

    First UCL debut

    Molde, Norway
    Wednesday Aug 8, 2012

    He made his official Basel debut in a UEFA Champions League preliminary stage match against the Norwegian club Molde on 8 August, coming on as a substitute in the 74th minute.


  • Oslo, Norway
    Thursday Dec 11, 2014

    Nobel Prize

    Youngest Laureat

    Oslo, Norway
    Thursday Dec 11, 2014

    Youngest person ever to receive a Nobel Prize was Malala Yousafzai; at the age of 17, received Nobel Peace Prize (2014).


  • Oslo, Norway
    Tuesday May 19, 2015

    John Forbes Nash Jr.: A Beautiful Mind

    Abel Prize

    Oslo, Norway
    Tuesday May 19, 2015

    A few days before his death, Nash, along with Louis Nirenberg, was awarded the 2015 Abel Prize by King Harald V of Norway at a ceremony in Oslo On May 19, 2015.


  • Norway
    Tuesday May 8, 2018

    Harald V

    The King's Constitutional Status as Holy was dissolved

    Norway
    Tuesday May 8, 2018

    On 8 May 2018, the King's constitutional status as holy was dissolved, while leaving his sovereign immunity intact.


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