List of Famous people born in Norway

Ole Gunnar Solskjær

Ole Gunnar Solskjær KSO is a Norwegian professional football manager and former player who is the manager of Premier League club Manchester United.

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Magnus Carlsen

Sven Magnus Øen Carlsen
First Name Magnus
Last Name Carlsen
Born on November 30, 1990 (age 33)

Sven Magnus Øen Carlsen is a Norwegian chess grandmaster who is the current World Chess Champion, World Rapid Chess Champion, and World Blitz Chess Champion. Carlsen first reached the top of the FIDE world rankings in 2010, and trails only Garry Kasparov in time spent as the highest rated player in the world. His peak classical rating of 2882 is the highest in history. Carlsen also holds the record for the longest unbeaten run in classical chess.

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Anni-Frid Lyngstad

Anni-Frid Synni Lyngstad
First Name Anni-Frid
Born on November 15, 1945 (age 78)
Born in Norway, Nordland

Princess Anni-Frid, Dowager Countess of Plauen, better known by her nickname Frida, is a Norwegian-Swedish singer, songwriter and environmentalist. She is best known as one of the founding members and lead singers of the Swedish pop band ABBA.

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Joshua King

Joshua Christian Kojo King
First Name Joshua
Last Name King
Born on January 15, 1992 (age 32)
Height 181 cm | 5'11

Joshua Christian Kojo King is a Norwegian professional footballer who plays as a forward for Championship club Bournemouth and the Norway national team.

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Alisha Boe

Alisha Ilhaan Bø
First Name Alisha
Born on March 6, 1997 (age 27)
Height 163 cm | 5'4

Alisha Ilhaan Bø, known professionally as Alisha Boe, is a Norwegian-Somali actress. She is known for playing Jessica Davis in the Netflix drama series 13 Reasons Why.

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Viktor Hovland

First Name Viktor
Born on September 18, 1997 (age 26)
Height 178 cm | 5'10

Viktor Hovland is a Norwegian professional golfer who plays on the PGA Tour. He became the first Norwegian to win on the PGA Tour when he won the 2020 Puerto Rico Open. He picked up his second PGA Tour win at the 2020 Mayakoba Golf Classic. Hovland is also the winner of the 2018 U.S. Amateur

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Martin Ødegaard

First Name Martin
Last Name Ødegaard
Born on December 17, 1998 (age 25)
Born in Norway, Viken
Height 178 cm | 5'10

Martin Ødegaard is a Norwegian professional footballer who plays as an attacking midfielder for Premier League club Arsenal, on loan from Real Madrid, and the Norway national team.

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Jonas Gahr Støre

First Name Jonas
Last Name Støre
Born on August 25, 1960 (age 63)

Jonas Gahr Støre is a Norwegian politician serving as Leader of the Labour Party and Leader of the Opposition since 2014. He served as Minister of Foreign Affairs from 2005 to 2012 and as Minister of Health and Care Services from 2012 to 2013. He has been a member of the Storting since 2009, and was deputy chair of the Standing Committee on Finance and Economic Affairs from 2013 until being elected party leader in 2014. He is currently a member of the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and Defence.

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Erik Botheim

First Name Erik
Last Name Botheim
Born on January 10, 2000 (age 24)
Height 180 cm | 5'11

Erik Botheim is a Norwegian professional footballer who plays as a forward for Bodø/Glimt.

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Ada Hegerberg

Ada Martine Stolsmo Hegerberg
First Name Ada
Last Name Hegerberg
Born on July 10, 1995 (age 29)

Ada Martine Stolsmo Hegerberg is a Norwegian professional footballer who plays as a striker for the Division 1 Féminine club Olympique Lyonnais. She has previously played for Kolbotn and Stabæk in Toppserien.

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