Updated at February 8, 2023 by BirthdayDBs Team
Haakon Crown Prince of Norway is best known as Prince who has born on July 20, 1973 in Oslo, Norway. Currently, Haakon Crown Prince of Norway is 49 years, 6 months and 19 days old. Haakon Crown Prince of Norway will celebrate 50th birthday on Thursday, 20th of July 2023. Below the countdown to Haakon Crown Prince of Norway upcoming birthday.
First in line to the Norwegian throne, this son of King Harald V held the titles of both Crown Prince of Norway and Prince of Denmark. During late 2003 and early 2004, while his father was recovering from cancer treatment, Crown Prince Haakon served as Regent of Norway.
After serving in the Royal Norwegian Navy, he earned a political science bachelor's degree from the University of California, Berkeley, and an international trade and development studies master's degree from the London School of Economics.
He was part of the opening ceremony at the 1994 Winter Olympics in Lillehammer, Norway.
His marriage to Mette-Marit Tjessem Høiby (later Crown Princess of Norway) spurred controversy, as Høiby was both a single mother (to son Marius Borg Høiby) and a commoner. The couple welcomed a daughter, Princess Ingrid Alexandra, in 2004, and a son, Prince Sverre Magnus, in 2005.
He was born to Harald V of Norway and commoner Sonja Haraldsen.
Haakon Crown Prince of Norway is 49 years old today.
Haakon Crown Prince of Norway was born on July 20, 1973 in Oslo, Norway.
Haakon Crown Prince of Norway zodiac sign is Cancer.
Haakon Crown Prince of Norway was best known as Prince.
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Below are historical events that coincided with Haakon Crown Prince of Norway's birthday including important historical events as well as births and deaths of historical figures.
|1976||The American Viking 1 lander successfully lands on Mars.|
|1977||The Central Intelligence Agency releases documents under the Freedom of Information Act revealing it had engaged in mind-control experiments.|
|1977||The Johnstown flood of 1977 kills 84 people and causes millions of dollars in damages.|
|1982||Hyde Park and Regent's Park bombings: The Provisional IRA detonates two bombs in Hyde Park and Regent's Park in central London, killing eight soldiers, wounding forty-seven people, and leading to the deaths of seven horses.|
|1985||The government of Aruba passes legislation to secede from the Netherlands Antilles.|
|1989||Burma's ruling junta puts opposition leader Daw Aung San Suu Kyi under house arrest.|
|1992||Václav Havel resigns as president of Czechoslovakia.|
|1997||The fully restored USS Constitution (a.k.a. Old Ironsides) celebrates its 200th birthday by setting sail for the first time in 116 years.|
|1999||The Chinese Communist Party begins a persecution campaign against Falun Gong, arresting thousands nationwide.|
|2005||The Civil Marriage Act legalizes same-sex marriage in Canada.|
|2012||James Holmes opened fire at a movie theater in Aurora, Colorado, killing 12 and injuring 70 others.|
|2013||Seventeen government soldiers are killed in an attack by FARC revolutionaries in the Colombian department of Arauca.|
|2015||A huge explosion in the mostly Kurdish border town of Suruç, Turkey, targeting the Socialist Youth Associations Federation, kills at least 31 people and injures over 100.|
|2015||The United States and Cuba resume full diplomatic relations after five decades.|
|2017||O. J. Simpson is granted parole to be released from prison after serving nine years of a 33-year sentence after being convicted of armed robbery in Las Vegas.|
|1987||The birth of Niall McGinn, Irish footballer|
|1988||The birth of Julianne Hough, American singer-songwriter, actress, and dancer|
|1988||The birth of Stephen Strasburg, American baseball player|
|1988||The birth of Shahram Mahmoudi, Iranian volleyball player|
|1989||The birth of Javier Cortés, Mexican footballer|
|1989||The birth of Cristian Pasquato, Italian footballer|
|1990||The birth of Lars Unnerstall, German footballer|
|1991||The birth of Chiyoshōma Fujio, Mongolian sumo wrestler|
|1991||The birth of Ryan James, Australian rugby league player|
|1991||The birth of Kira Kazantsev, Miss America 2015|
|1991||The birth of Philipp Reiter, German mountaineer and runner|
|1991||The birth of Merxat, Chinese actor|
|1993||The birth of Steven Adams, New Zealand basketball player|
|1995||The birth of Moses Leota, New Zealand rugby league player|
|1996||The birth of Ben Simmons, Australian basketball player|
|2012||The death of Jack Davis, American hurdler (b. 1930)|
|2012||The death of José Hermano Saraiva, Portuguese historian, jurist, and politician, Portuguese Minister of Education (b. 1919)|
|2013||The death of Pierre Fabre, French pharmacist and businessman, founded Laboratoires Pierre Fabre (b. 1926)|
|2013||The death of Khurshed Alam Khan, Indian politician, 2nd Governor of Goa (b. 1919)|
|2013||The death of Augustus Rowe, Canadian physician and politician (b. 1920)|
|2013||The death of Helen Thomas, American journalist and author (b. 1920)|
|2014||The death of Victor G. Atiyeh, American businessman and politician, 32nd Governor of Oregon (b. 1923)|
|2014||The death of Constantin Lucaci, Romanian sculptor and educator (b. 1923)|
|2014||The death of Bob McNamara, American football player (b. 1931)|
|2014||The death of Klaus Schmidt, German archaeologist and academic (b. 1953)|
|2015||The death of Wayne Carson, American singer-songwriter and producer (b. 1943)|
|2015||The death of Fred Else, English footballer and manager (b. 1933)|
|2015||The death of Dieter Moebius, Swiss-German keyboard player and producer (b. 1944)|
|2016||The death of Radu Beligan, Romanian actor, director, and essayist (b. 1918)|
|2017||The death of Chester Bennington, American singer (b. 1976)|
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