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Haakon VII of Norway






Reign


Life Data

  • Full Name: Christian Frederik Carl Georg Valdemar Axel Haakon
  • Born August 3, 1872
  • Cophenhagen, Denmark
  • House of Glücksburg
  • Died September 21, 1957 (85 years)
  • Oslo, Norway


Immediate Family

  • Father: Frederick VIII, King of Denmark (1843-1912)
  • Mother: Louise, Princess of Sweden (1851-1926)
  • Sibling 1: Christian X, King of Denmark (1870-1947)
  • Sibling 2: Louise, Princess of Schaumburg-Lippe (1875-1906)
  • Sibling 3: Harald, Prince of Denmark (1876-1949)
  • Sibling 4: Ingeborg, Duchess of Västergötland (1878-1958)
  • Sibling 5: Thyra, Princess of Denmark (1880-1945)
  • Sibling 6: Gustav, Prince of Denmark (1887-1944)
  • Sibling 7: Dagmar, Mrs. Castenskjold (1890-1961)


Grandparents



Wife: Maud, Princess of Wales


Child 1: Olav V, King of Norway

  • Born July 2, 1903
  • Died January 17, 1991 (87 years)


  • Wife: Märtha, Princess of Sweden (1901-54)
  • Marriage: March 21, 1929 - April 5, 1954 (25 years, widowed)


  • Child 1: Ragnhild, Princess of Norway (1930-2012)
    • m.1953 Erling Lorentzen (1923-2021)
      • Child 1.1: Haakon, Mr. Lorentzen (1954-)
      • Child 1.2: Ingeborg, Miss Lorentzen (1957-)
      • Child 1.3: Ragnhild, Miss Lorentzen (1968-)
  • Child 2: Astrid, Princess of Sweden (1932-)
    • m.1961 Johan Ferner (1927-2015)
      • Child 2.1: Cathrine, Miss Ferner (1962-)
      • Child 2.2: Benedikte, Miss Ferner (1963-)
      • Child 2.3: Alexander, Mr. Ferner (1965-)
      • Child 2.4: Elisabeth, Miss Ferner (1969-)
      • Child 2.5: Carl-Christian, Mr. Ferner (1972-)
  • Child 3: Harald V, King of Norway (1937-)
    • m.1968 Sonja Haraldsen (1937-)
      • Child 3.1: Märtha Louise, Princess of Norway (1971-)
      • Child 3.2: Haakon, Crown Prince of Norway (1973-)
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