Harald V of Norway
King of Norway
|King of Norway|
|Reign||17 January 1991 – present|
|Benediction||23 June 1991|
|Heir apparent||Haakon Crown Prince of Norway|
|Prime Ministers||Gro Harlem Brundtland|
Kjell Magne Bondevik
Jonas Gahr Støre
|Born||21 February 1937|
Skaugum, Akershus, Norway
Sonja Haraldsen (m. 1968)
|Father||Olav V of Norway|
|Mother||Princess Märtha of Sweden|
|Religion||Church of Norway|
Titles and Styles
21 February 1937-21 September 1957: His Royal Highness Prince Harald of Norway
21 September 1957-17 January 1991: His Royal Highness The Crown Prince of Norway
17 January 1991-present: His Majesty The King of Norway
- Coronation requirement discarded by constitutional amendment in 1908. Harald V swore the Royal Oath in the Storting on 21 January 1991 and received the benediction in the Nidaros Cathedral on 23 June 1991.
- "The Royal Family". Retrieved 25 October 2014.
- "Those Apprentice Kings and Queens Who May – One Day – Ascend a Throne," New York Times. 14 November 1971.