Queen Sonja of Norway

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H.M. Queen Sonja Oslo Jazzfestival 2017 (181611) (cropped).jpg
Queen Sonja of Norway in 2017
Queen consort of Norway
Tenure17 January 1991 – present
Benediction23 June 1991[1]
BornSonja Haraldsen
(1937-07-04) July 4, 1937 (age 85)
Red Cross Clinic, Oslo, Norway
FatherKarl August Haraldsen
MotherDagny Ulrichsen

Queen Sonja of Norway (born Sonja Haraldsen on 4 July 1937) is the Queen consort of Norway as the wife of King Harald V.[2] She became Queen consort on 17 January 1991, when her husband became king.

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  1. Coronation discarded by constitutional amendment in 1908. Harald V swore the Royal Oath in the Storting on 21 January 1991 and received the benediction in the Nidaros Cathedral on 23 June 1991. Norwegian paper Aftenposten on the royal benediction
  2. "The Official Website of the Royal House of Norway: Her Majesty Queen Sonja".