• S. H. Steinberg
Part of the The Statesman’s Yearbook book series (SYBK)


Haakon VII, born 3 August, 1872; second son of Frederik VIII, King of Denmark, elected King of Norway by the Storting, 18 November, 1905; accepted the crown, 18 November, 1905; landed in Norway, 25 November, 1905; married, 22 July, 1896, to Princess Maud, born 26 November, 1869 (died 20 November, 1938), the third daughter of the late Edward VII, King of Great Britain and Ireland.


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Books of Reference concerning Norway

  1. Statistical Information.—The central Norwegian bureau of statistics, Statistisk Sentralbyrå (Droimingensgate 16, Oslo), was founded in 1876 as an independent state institution; Director:—Petter Jakob Bjerve. The earliest census of population was taken in 1769. The main publications of the Sentralbyrå are the following:—Google Scholar
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© Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 1951

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