Haakon, Crown Prince of Norway

Crown Prince of Norway

Haakon, Crown Prince of Norway (Norwegian pronunciation: [ˈhoːkʊn]; Haakon Magnus; born 20 July 1973) is the only son and younger child of King Harald V and Queen Sonja and heir apparent to the throne of Norway.

Haakon
Crown Prince of Norway
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The Crown Prince in 2015
Born (1973-07-20) 20 July 1973 (age 47)
Rikshospitalet, Oslo, Norway
Spouse
Issue
Full name
Haakon Magnus
HouseGlücksburg[1]
FatherHarald V of Norway
MotherSonja Haraldsen

He has an older sister, Princess Märtha Louise. In accordance with Norway's agnatic primogeniture succession, Haakon became crown prince when his father ascended the throne in 1991.

The Skaugum Estate, situated in the area of Semsvannet, is the official residence of the Crown Prince and Crown Princess.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. "The Royal Family". Retrieved 25 October 2014.
  2. The Royal House of Norway - Skaugum Estate

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