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Harald V
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King of Norway
Reign 17 January 1991 – present
Benediction 23 June 1991
Predecessor Olav V
Heir apparent Haakon
Prime Ministers Gro Harlem Brundtland
Thorbjørn Jagland
Kjell Magne Bondevik
Jens Stoltenberg
Erna Solberg
Born 21 February 1937 (1937-02-21) (age 84)
Skaugum, Akershus, Norway
Spouse
Sonja Haraldsen (m. 1968)
Issue
Detail
House Glücksburg
Father Olav V of Norway
Mother Princess Märtha of Sweden
Religion Church of Norway
Signature Harald V's signature

Harald V (born 21 February 1937) is the King of Norway. His father was Olav V of Norway. He became king in 1991. Harald was born in Skaugum, Akershus, Norway.

In 1968, he married Sonja Haraldsen. They had two children: Princess Märtha Louise and Prince Haakon.

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