- Wikipedia Olav IV of Norway, King of Denmark, King of Norway, was born December 1370 in Akershus slott, Oslo, Norway to Haakon VI of Norway (c1340-1380) and Margaret I of Denmark (1353-1412) and died 23 August 1387 in Falsterbo, Sweden of unspecified causes.
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Olaf II of Denmark (December 1370 – 3 August 1387) was King of Denmark as Olaf II (though occasionally referred to as Olaf III) from 1376 and King of Norway as Olaf IV from 1380 until his death. Olaf was the son of Queen Margaret I of Denmark and King Haakon VI of Norway, and grandson of kings Magnus IV of Sweden and Valdemar IV of Denmark
Norway – A 180 000 km 2 area (Prince Olav Coast) and the Prince Olav Mountains in Antarctica are named in his honour. Norway – Olav V Land on Svalbard is named in his honour. Norway – In 1961 the King was a laureate of the Nansen Refugee Award .
Olav Magnusson (1099 – 22 December 1115) was king of Norway in 1103–1115. He was the son of King Magnus Barefoot and Sigrid, daughter of Saxe of Vik. Olav became king together with his half-brothers Sigurd Jorsalfar and Øystein Magnusson when his father Magnus Barefoot died in 1103. He was king of Norway for twelve years, but unlike his brothers he did not leave a lasting impression on the nation.
- December 1370 Akershus slott, Oslo, Norway
- Haakon VI of Norway (c1340-1380)
- 23 August 1387 Falsterbo, Sweden
- Margaret I of Denmark (1353-1412)
Harald V (born 21 February 1937) is King of Norway.He acceeded to the throne on 17 January 1991. Harald was the third child and only son of King Olav V and Princess Märtha of Sweden.
Olaf or Olav (/ ˈ oʊ l ə f /, / ˈ oʊ l ɑː f /, or British Ōleifr, Anleifr / ˈ oʊ l æ f /; Old Norse: Áleifr, Ólafr) is a Scandinavian given name.It is presumably of Proto-Norse origin, reconstructed as *Anu-laibaz, from anu "ancestor, grand-father" and laibaz "heirloom, descendant".
Married Ingeborg, daughter of Eric IV of Denmark in 1261. Was appointed king and co-ruler following the death of Haakon the Young. Succeeded his father as King of Norway following his father's death. Popular culture. Håkon and Kristin were the mascots of the 1994 Winter Olympics.