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People/Characters: Haakon VII of Norway

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1905: Duellen på Hesselø by Tor Bomann-Larsennot in English Common Knowledge
APAPA: King Christian IX of Denmark and His Descendants by Arturo E. Beéche
Crowns in a Changing World: The British and European Monarchies, 1901-36 by John Van der Kiste
Folket by Tor Bomann-Larsennot in English Common Knowledge
Grandmama of Europe: The Crowned Descendants of Queen Victoria by Theo Aronson
The Great Survivors: How Monarchy Made It Into the Twenty-First Century by Peter Conradi
Haakon & Maud / B.3 Vintertronen by Tor Bomann-Larsen
Haakon 7 : Utgitt Til 75 - Arsdagen 3 August 1947 Av Den Norske Regjering
Haakon 7 : utgitt til 75-årsdagen 3. august 1947 av Den norske regjering by Didrik Arup Seip
Haakon VII : Menneske og monark by Tim Greve
Haakon VII of Norway: Founder of a New Monarchy by Tim Greve
Haakon VII. Norway's fighting king by Philip Paneth
Hans Majestet kong Haakon VII : taler 1905-1946 : et utvalg og en bibliografi by Haakon VII
Hans Majestet kong Haakon VII : taler 1905-1946 : et utvalg og en bibliografi by Kong Haakon av Norge
Kong Haakon 7 taler fra 1905-1946 by Sommerfeldt P.W. R4-H3
Kongstanken by Tor Bomann-Larsennot in English Common Knowledge
The Last Courts of Europe: A Family Album of Royalty at Home and Abroad, 1860-1914 by Robert K. Massie
Last Hope Island: Britain, Occupied Europe, and the Brotherhood That Helped Turn the Tide of War by Lynne Olson
Norge under Haakon VII, 1905-1957 : Tidsrommet 1945-1957 ved Asbjørn Barlaup, Henning Storm og John Solheim by Odd Hølaasnot in English Common Knowledge
Northern Crowns: The Kings of Modern Scandinavia by John Van der Kiste
Quisling; prophet without honour by Ralph Hewins
The Royal Families of Europe by Geoffrey Hindley
A Royal Family: The Story of Christian IX and His European Descendants by Anna Lerche
The Royal House of Norway by Morten Ole Morch
Why Kings And Queens Don't Wear Crowns by Princess Märtha Louise

Character description

Haakon VII (Norwegian pronunciation: [ˈhɔːkɔn];[tone?] born Christian Frederik Carl Georg Valdemar Axel; 3 August 1872 – 21 September 1957), known as Prince Carl of Denmark until 1905, was a Danish prince who became the first king of Norway after the 1905 dissolution of the union with Sweden. He reigned from November 1905 until his death in September 1957.

As one of the few elected monarchs, Haakon quickly won the respect and affection of his people. He played a pivotal role in uniting the Norwegian nation in its resistance to the German invasion and subsequent five-year-long occupation of his country during World War II. Regarded as one of the greatest Norwegians of the twentieth century, he is particularly revered for his courage during the German invasion—he threatened abdication if the government cooperated with the invading Germans—and for his leadership and preservation of Norwegian unity during the occupation.

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