Olav V (1903–1991) was the King of Norway from 1957 until his death. A member of the House of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg, Olav was the son of Haakon VII & Maud of Wales.

This is one handsome Norwegian Prince! Crown Prince Olav (Olaf) of Norway portrait, Crown Prince Olav succeeded his father King Haakon VII in 1957 becoming King Olav V. Photo Credit to Popperfoto/Getty Images in

September 21, 1957  Olav V becomes King of Norway on the death of his father Haakon VII.  Olav V of Norway

Olav V Alexander Edward Christian Frederik; 2 July 1903 – 17 January 1991 was the King of Norway from 1957 until his death Olav was the son of Haakon VII and Maud of Wales. Born as prince of Denmark in Appleton House,

Queen Maud of Norway, 1905. She was infamous for having a particularly tiny waist.  Princess Maud of Wales was born at Marlborough House, London as the daughter of Albert Edward, Prince of Wales, the eldest son of Queen Victoria and at that time heir apparent to the British throne. Her mother was Princess Alexandra of Denmark.

Queen Maud of Norway, She was the daughter of King Edward VII and Queen Alexandra and famous for having a particularly tiny waist.

Sons of Norway Blog: "Uff da!" Defined

Sons of Norway Blog: "Uff da!" Defined

King Harald V, born on 21 February 1937. Son of King, then Crown Prince, Olav V and Crown Princess Märtha. Succeeded his father as king of Norway on 17 January 1991. Consecrated in Nidaros Cathedral on 23 June 1991. Children: Princess Märtha Louise and Crown Prince Haakon

His Majesty King Harald V of Norway ~ Hans Majestet Kong Harald V av Norge

The Edmonton Ski Club, started by Sons of Norway in 1911 originally on the north side of the river at Victoria Park. Moved to the south side by Connors Hill in 1914. Visit this website for interesting history of Norwegian influence in early Edmonton.

The Edmonton Ski Club, started by Sons of Norway in 1911 originally on the north side of the river at Victoria Park. Moved to the south side by Connors Hill in 1914. Visit this website for interesting history of Norwegian influence in early Edmonton.

Queen Alexandra's grandson, Prince Olav of Norway (1903-1991) was the son of King Haakon VII and Queen Maud of Norway, and would reign from 1957 to 1991 as King Olav V of Norway. Notice the Siamese in hand.

Princess Victoria, daughter of Edward VII & Queen Alexandra, holding a siamese cat on the royal yacht about The little boy is the future King Olav of Norway.

This is Arild Hamsun, son of Norway's pre-eminent, world known writer and Nobel Prize winner Knut Hamsun. He was a volunteer of 5. Waffen SS Division "Viking". He is pictured here after having been decorated with the Iron Cross, 2nd class for bravery under fire. The photo was taken in October 1943 in Russia.

ARILD HAMSUN, a war correspondent member of the Waffen-SS during son of the famous Norwegian writer and Nobel Prize winner Knut Hamsun - after being awarded the Iron Cross class.

Harthacnut, House of Knýtlinga, b.1018 d.08 June 1042, son of Cnut & Emma of Normandy, King of England 1040-1042. Unmarried.

Harthacnut (the Hardy), House of Knýtlinga, June son of Cnut Emma of Normandy, King of England Unmarried.

1906 ~ Queen Maud of Norway, daughter of British King Edward VII, with her young son Prince Olav, (future King Olav V of Norway).

Queen Maud of Norway, daughter of British King Edward VII, with her young son Prince Olav, (future King Olav V of Norway). Photo colourized by a web artist Justine.

Local girls in Norwegian costume, Sons of Norway Hall, Petersburg, Southeast Alaska USA (by Blaine Harrington III)

Local girls in Norwegian costume, Sons of Norway Hall, Petersburg, Southeast Alaska USA (by Blaine Harrington III)

Sons of Norway have this sculpture on the harbor and a hall in town. The group regularly holds celebrations and events to celebrate Norwegian Culture.

This Fascinating Town Is Called Alaska's Little Norway And You'll Want To Visit

Sons of Norway have this sculpture on the harbor and a hall in town. The group regularly holds celebrations and events to celebrate Norwegian Culture.

Der Sänger der Sex Pistols Johnny Rotten hat einen Auftritt in der skandinavischen Tragikomödie „Sons of Norway“. „No Future“ hin oder her, da weiß man dann trotzdem: Alles wird gut.

A Rennes Travelling Oslo jette un froid norvégien du 3 au 10 février - Unidivers

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