The Arms of the Kings of Norway

Roll of the Kings of Norway

These are the dates for their reign, beginning to end. There are some cases where the end of the reign was not the end of their life, so I give the death date if I know it. I have tried to give some indication (where I can) of how they died (or ended their reign.)
ab. = abdicated,  kib. = killed in battle, as. = assassinated, ex. = executed, dep = deposed

Olav I 995-1000 kib
Olav II 1015-1028 dep. kib. 1030
Magnus I 1035-1047 kib. also King of Denmark 1042-1047
Harald III Hardrada 1047-1066 kib.
Magnus II 1066-1069 d.
Olav III 1069-1093 d.
Hakon I 1093-1095 d.
Magnus III 095-1103 kib.
Oystein I 1103-1122 d. Joint Kingship with Sigurd and Olav? Civil War?
Sigurd I 1103-1130 d. Joint Kingship With Olav & Oystein? Civil War?
Olav IV 1103-1115 d. Joint Kingship with Oystein & Sigurd? Civil War?
Harald IV 1130-1136 ass.
Magnus IV 1130-1135 dep. 1139 kib. Joint with Harald?
Sigurd II 1136-1155 d.
Inge I 1136-1161 ass.
Oystein II 1142-1157 d.
Hakon II 1161-1162 ass.
Sigurd III 1162-1163 d.
Magnus V 1162-1184 kib.
Sverre 1184-1202 d.
Hakon III 1202-1204 ass.
Inge II 1204-1217 d.
Hakon IV 1217-1263 d.
Magnus IV 1263-1280 d.
Eirik II 1280-1299 d.
Hakon V 1299-1319 d.


After which the Crown of Norway is either in Swedish or Danish hands (or on Swedish or Danish heads, as the case may be) for about 600 years.



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