Celebrities in Norway

Kjetil Andre Aamodt olympic ski medalist
Niels Henrik Abel mathematician
Alphabeat music group
Thomas Alsgaard olympic ski medalist
Ingvar Ambjornsen author
Roald Amundsen explorer polar regions, first to reach South Pole
Hjalmar Andersen olympic speed skating medalist
Leif Ove Andsnes pianist
Kurt Asle Arvesen bicycle racer
Kjell Aukrust author, poet
Berit Aunli olympic cross country ski medalist
Jan Siguard Baalsrud WWII freedom fighter, commando Norwegian resistance
Bernt Balchen aviator
Ivar Ballangrud olympic speed skating medalist
Ari Behn author, husband of Princess Martha Louise
Kristian Birkeland physicist
Andre Bjerke author, poet
Vilhelm Bjerknes meteorologist, "father" of modern weather forecasting
Jens Bjorneboe author
Bjornstjerne Bjornson author
Henrik Bjornstad golfer
Ketil Bjornstad composer, pianist
Jan Axel Blomberg musician
Mari Boine musician
Johan Borgen author
Oddvar Bra olympic cross country ski medalist
Espen Bredesen olympic ski jump medalist
Ane Brun singer, songwriter
Johan Nordahl Brun poet, dramatist
Gro Harlem Brundtland diplomat, first woman prime minister of Norway
Torbjorn Brundtland musician
Ole Bull violinist
Ivo Caprino film director, animator
John Carew football player
Lars Saabye Christensen author
Bjorn Daehlie olympic cross country ski medalist
Johan (I. C.) Dahl artist
Darkthrone band
Petter Dass clergyman, poet
Mona Drudt 1990 miss universe
Olav Duun author
Thomas Dybdahl singer, songwriter
Espen Eckbo actor
Tom Egeland author
Bjorn Eidsvag singer
Leif Erikson explorer
Stein Erikson olympic ski medalist
Frode Estil olympic cross country ski medalist
Johan Falkberget author
Kirsten Flagstad opera singer
Gunn-Rita Dahle Flesja olympic cycling medalist
Kjartan Flogstad author, poet
Ragnar Frisch economist
Egil Fylling composer, musician
Jostein Gaarder author
Jan Garbarek musician
Arne Garborg author
Ivar Giaever physicist, nobel prize laureate
Edvard Grieg composer, pianist
Rolf Groven artist
Sigmund Groven composer
Hans Gude artist
Trygve Haavelmo economist, nobel prize laureate
Kjell Hallbing author
Johan Halvorsen composer, conductor, violinist
Hans Hamran sailor of smallest known vessel to cross Atlantic Ocean (Norway to U.S.)
Harold Hamran sailor of smallest known vessel to cross Atlantic Ocean (Norway to U.S.)
Knut Hamsun author
Gerhard Armauer Hansen physician, discoverer leprosy bacteria
Morten Harket singer
Odd Hassel chemist, nobel prize laureate
Ian Haugland musician
Anders Heger publisher, author
Sonja Henie olympic skating medalist, actress
Hans Herbjornsrud author
Thor Heyerdahl archeologist, leader Kon-Tiki expedition
Odd-Bjorn Hjelmeset olympic cross country ski medalist
Sigurd Hoel author
Ludvig Holberg playwright
Thor Hushovd bicycle racer
Henrik Ibsen playwright
Sigurd Ibsen author, politician
Anne Stine Ingstad archaeologist
Helge Ingstad explorer
Gidsken Jacobsen aviation pioneer
Rolf Jacobsen poet
Roy Jacobsen author
Knut Johannesen olympic speed skating medalist
Fred Kavli inventor
Roy Khantatat (Roy Khan) singer
Alexander Kielland author
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Olav Kielland composer, conductor
Theodor Kittelsen artist
Jan Kjaerstad author
Lasse Kjus olympic ski medalist
Johann Olav Koss olympic speed skating medalist
Ingrid Kristiansen olympic runner medalist
Hanne Krogh singer
Sissel Kyrkjebo singer
King Olav Kyrre founder of Bergen, king of Norway
Marit Larsen singer, songwriter
Sondre Lerche singer, songwriter
Jonas Lie author
Trygve Halvdan Lie politician, first united national secretary-general
Anni-Frid Lyngstad singer
Lene Marlin singer, songwriter
Maria Mean singer
Christian Michelsen politician, leader in Norway's independence
Lars Mjoen comedian, actor
John Oscar Moen III cartographer, entrepreneur
Oscar Moen banker, industrialist
Lillian Muller actress
Edward Munch artist
Jens Munk explorer Northwest Passage
Wenche Myhre singer, actress
Arne Naess philosopher
Fridtjof Nansen explorer, scientist, diplomat
Odd Nerdrum artist
Arne Nordheim composer
Rikard Nordraak composer
John Norum musician
Knut Odegard author, poet
Lars Onsager chemist
Frode overli cartoonist
Suzann Pettersen golfer
Per Petterson author
Alf Proysen author, composer, musician
Eric the Red explorer
Hege Riise olympic soccer medalist
John Arne Riise football player
Knute Rockne football coach (u.s.)
Finn Ronne explorer
Birger Ruud olympic ski jump medalist
Harald Saeverud composer
Aud Schonemann actress
Sissel singer
Bente Skari olympic cross country ski medalist
Kristen Skjeldal olympic cross country ski medalist
Petter "Hollywood" Solberg rally driver
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer football player
Dag Solstad author, dramatist
Rasmus Sornes inventor
Tor Sornes inventor
Jan Stenerud football player
Otto Neumann Sverdrup arctic explorer
Adolph Tidemand artist
Linn Ullmann journalist, author
Liv Ullmann actress
Vegard Ulvang olympic cross country ski medalist
Sigrid Undset author
Ingerid Vardund actress
Tarjei Vesaas author
Gustav Vigeland sculptor
Lars Vik actor, playwright
Aasmund Olavsson Vinje poet, journalist
Herbjorg Wassmo author
Rolv Wesenlund writer, actor
Bjorn Wirkola olympic ski jump medalist
Bror With inventor
Peter Wessel Zapffe author, philosopher