Timeline of Norway
 

Timeline of Norway

Timeline of Norway
Important Norwegian people, dates and events
chronological, or date order providing an actual sequence of important
past events which were of considerable significance to the
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      The Vikings were prolific seafaring warriors from Denmark, Norway and Sweden. The early Danish timeline reflects the history of the Vikings  
         
    793 Vikings first raid in England. The monastery of St. Cuthbert at Lindisfarne is sacked  
         
    844 Vikings raid Seville in Spain  
         
    845 Vikings, led by Ragnor, travel up the River Seine in France  
         
    845 The French King pays a ransom to prevent the sacking of Paris  
         
    860 Vikings attack Constantinople  
         
    862 Vikings found Novgorod in Russia  
         
    874 Vikings settle Iceland  
         
    900 Vikings raid the Mediterranean coasts  
         
    911 Vikings under Rollo are settled in Normandy  
         
    981 Erik the Red discovers Greenland  
         
    986 Vikings land in Canada  
         
    965 Harald Bluetooth (King Harold I) converts the Danes to Christianity  
         
    1000 Greenland and Iceland are converted to Christianity by the Vikings  
         
    1001 Leif Eriksson reaches the American coast  
         
    1016 The Danish king Canute (Knut) II defeats the Wessex King Edmund and becomes King of Denmark and England  
         
    1028 Danish Canute conquers Norway  
         
    1035 King Canute dies and the heir to Denmark and England is Hardacnut  
         
    1042 Hardacnut dies suddenly and Edward the Confessor regains the throne of England  
         
    1050 Vikings found the city of Oslo in Norway which is established as a major trade center.  
         
    1350 The Black Death ( Bubonic plague) the "Svartedauen" sweeps Norway and Scandinavia killing one third of the inhabitants  
         
    1397 Union of Kalmar unites Denmark, Sweden and Norway under a single monarch although Denmark is the dominant power  
         
    1536 Danish becomes the written language of Norway  
         
    1729 Greenland becomes a Danish province  
         
    1814 The peace treaty of Kiel and Denmark cedes Norway to Sweden. The Norwegian constitution was written  
         
    1905 The union with Sweden disintegrates and Norway becomes an independent kingdom. The Danish prince Karl becomes King Haakon VII of Norway  
         
    1914 1914-1918:  World War I - Norway remains neutral  
         
    1939 1939 - 1945 1939-1945 World War 2  
         
    1940 9th April: Germany occupies Norway  
         
    1945 August 1945: The United States drop atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki  
         
    1945 Germany surrenders to the Allies and the Nazi-occupation ends in Norway  
         
Timeline of Norway

Timeline of Norway
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