Olav V o Norawa

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Olav V
Olav V of Norway.jpg
Keeng o Norawa
Ring21 September 1957 – 17 Januar 1991
Consecration22 June 1958[1]
PredecessorHaakon VII
SuccessorHarald V
Born2 Julie 1903(1903-07-02)
Sandringham Estate, Norfolk, Ingland
Dee'd17 Januar 1991(1991-01-17) (aged 87)
Holmenkollen, Oslo, Norawa
Buirial30 Januar 1991
Akershus Castle, Oslo
SpousePrincess Märtha o Swaden
IssuePrincess Ragnhild
Princess Astrid
Harald V o Norawa
Full name
Olav
HooseHoose o Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg
FaitherHaakon VII o Norawa
MitherMaud o Wales
ReleegionKirk o Norawa
Olympic medal record
Men's sailin
Representin  Norawa
Gowd medal – first place 1928 Amsterdam Sailin 6 m mixed

Olav V (Alexander Edward Christian Frederik; 2 Julie 1903 – 17 Januar 1991) wis the Keeng o Norawa frae 1957 till his daith.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Coronation discardit bi constitutional amendment in 1908. Olaf V instead received benediction in Nidaros Cathedral.