Famous Norwegian - Norwegian Celebrities

Norway, the country of stunning cities, fascinating history and extremely happy people, has much more to swag about than just its scenic bounties or its happy-go-lucky nationals. This remarkably beautiful country has been home to some equally remarkable inventions too. That is right! From paper clips to cheese slicer and the aerosol spray can, Norwegians have made some seemingly small but important inventions in course of its history. But that is just the tip of the iceberg. You will be surprised to know that one of Olympic favorites slalom originated in Norway, that first object oriented programming language Simula was hatched here, that Black Metal and Dale sweater patterns are the gifts of Norway to the world. Norwegians have managed to leave an indelible footprint in the world with its lot of super talented, uber ingenious men and women. Without further ado, let us delve deep into the lives and accomplishments of some famous Norwegians in their biographies below. Rest assured, their timeline, trivia, and unknown little facts about their lives would leave you pleasantly inspired.

Find out more about the greatest Norwegians, including Kygo, Magnus Carlsen, Varg Vikernes, Ingrid Bolsø Berdal and Edvard Munch.

The Most Famous Norwegian

NameBirthdayNationalityBio
Herman TommeraasApril 2, 1997NorwegianHerman Tommeraas is a Norwegian actor and model
Hilde OslandSeptember 8, 1987Australian, NorwegianHilde Osland is a Norwegian Instagram celebrity, model, singer, and dancer
Martinus GunnarsenFebruary 21, 2002NorwegianMartinus Gunnarsen is a Norwegian singer and the twin brother of Marcus Gunnarsen, better known as M&M
Alan WalkerAugust 24, 1997Norwegian, BritishAlan Walker is a Norwegian-British music producer, and disc jockey
Marcus GunnarsenFebruary 21, 2002NorwegianMarcus Gunnarsen is a famous Norwegian pop singer, who along with his twin brother, Martin, has taken the music industry by storm
Lene NystrømOctober 2, 1973NorwegianLene Nystrøm is a Norwegian singer, songwriter, and musician
IamSannaMay 16, 1998Norwegian"IamSanna" is the online pseudonym of Sanna, the ‘YouTube’ star from Norway
Henrik IbsenMarch 20, 1828NorwegianHenrik Ibsen was a famous Norwegian playwright often considered as the father of modern theater
KygoSeptember 11, 1991Norwegian, SingaporeanKygo is a Norwegian record producer, musician, and songwriter
Ragnar FrischMarch 3, 1895NorwegianRagnar Frisch was a renowned Norwegian economist who founding the discipline of econometrics
Varg Vikernes

Varg Vikernes

Varg Vikernes is a Norwegian black metal rock artist, writer and producer

NorwegianFebruary 11, 1973179 views

Vidkun Quisling

Vidkun Quisling was a Norwegian army official and a politician, who supported Hitler during Nazi invasion of Norway

NorwegianJuly 18, 1887147 views

Sondre Rodriguez

Check out all that you wanted to know about Sondre Rodriguez, the famous Norwegian Musical.ly Star; his birthday, his family and personal life, his girlfriends, fun trivia facts and more.

NorwegianJanuary 29, 2003143 views

Ivar Giaever

Ivar Giaever is a noted Norwegian-American physicist who won the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1973

NorwegianApril 5, 192996 views

Odd Hassel

Odd Hassel was a Norwegian chemist who received the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1969

NorwegianMay 17, 1897120 views

Sigrid Undset

Sigrid Undset was Norwegian novelist and a Nobel Prize winner

NorwegianMay 20, 1882137 views

Trygve Lie

Trygve Lie was a Norwegian politician who holds the distinction of becoming the first Secretary-General of the United Nations

NorwegianJuly 16, 1896142 views

Knut Hamsun

Knut Hamsun was a Norwegian writer, poet, dramatist, and social critic

NorwegianAugust 4, 1859154 views

Magnus Carlsen

Magnus Carlsen is a Norwegian chess player who won the World Chess Champion in 2013

NorwegianNovember 30, 1990184 views

Niels Henrik Abel

Niels Henrik Abel was a Norwegian mathematician who discovered the Abelian functions, named after him

NorwegianAugust 5, 1802115 views