Succession to the Norwegian throne

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Crown Prince Haakon is heir apparent to the Norwegian throne

The line of succession to the Norwegian throne is the list of people who may become King or Queen of Norway.[1]

History[change | change source]

Since 1990, Norwegian law identifies the eldest child of a Norwegian monarch the royal heir. The first-born child follows his or her parent on the throne.[2] This is known as full or equal primogeniture.

Order of succession[change | change source]

In 2011, the current order of succession is clear.[3]

  1. Haakon, Crown Prince of Norway, the oldest son of Harald V of Norway[4]
  2. Princess Ingrid Alexandra of Norway, Crown Prince Haakon's daughter[3]
  3. Prince Sverre Magnus of Norway, Crown Prince Haakon's younger son[3]
  4. Princess Märtha Louise of Norway, King Harald's daughter[5]
  5. Maud Angelica Behn, Princess Märtha Louise's daughter[3]
  6. Leah Isadora Behn, Princess Märtha Louise's second daughter[3]
  7. Emma Tallulah Behn, Princess Märtha Louise's third daughter[3]

Related pages[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. International Constitutional Law Project (ICL), The Constitution of the Kingdom of Norway, 1814; retrieved 2011-12-19.
  2. CBC/Radio-Canada, "Royal Succession," April 22, 2011; retrieved 2011-12-19.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 3.5 Royal Court (Kongehuset), Order of Succession; retrieved 2011-12-19.
  4. Kongehuset, Crown Prince Archived 2011-12-19 at the Wayback Machine; retrieved 2011-12-20.
  5. Kongehuset, Princess Märtha Louise; retrieved 2012-12-20.