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Harald V
King of Norway
Reign 17 January 1991 – present
Benediction 23 June 1991[1]
Predecessor Olav V
Heir apparent Haakon
Prime Ministers Gro Harlem Brundtland
Thorbjørn Jagland
Kjell Magne Bondevik
Jens Stoltenberg
Erna Solberg
Spouse Sonja Haraldsen (m. 1968–present) «start: (1968-08-29)»"Marriage: Sonja Haraldsen to Harald V of Norway" Location: (linkback:https://wiki.kidzsearch.com/wiki/Harald_V_of_Norway)
Issue
House Glücksburg[2]
Father Olav V of Norway
Mother Princess Märtha of Sweden
Born (1937-02-21) 21 February 1937 (age 84)
Skaugum, Akershus, Norway
Signature
Religion Church of Norway

Harald V (born 21 February 1937) is the King of Norway. His father was Olav V of Norway.[3] He became king in 1991. Harald was born in Skaugum, Akershus, Norway.

In 1968, he married Sonja Haraldsen. They had two children: Princess Märtha Louise and Prince Haakon.

References

  1. Coronation requirement discarded by constitutional amendment in 1908. Harald V swore the Royal Oath in the Storting on 21 January 1991 and received the benediction in the Nidaros Cathedral on 23 June 1991.
  2. "The Royal Family". http://www.royalcourt.no/seksjon.html?tid=28435&sek=27259. Retrieved 25 October 2014. 
  3. "Those Apprentice Kings and Queens Who May – One Day – Ascend a Throne," New York Times. 14 November 1971.