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Oslo, Norway History

History According to Naturegnosis.com, Oslo was founded by King Harald Hardrade in approximately 1048 AD but in its beginnings it was not one of the first cities in importance of the country since the flourishing and consolidated commercial city of Bergen and the religious capital called Nidaros far exceeded it in expansion and development. In 1314 King Haakon V, who was the first monarch to permanently reside in the city, was the… Read More »

Norway History

The history of Norway Norway’s history covers the period from the first people came to the country and up to our time. The earliest traces of human settlement in Norway are from the Stone Age, which began around the year 9,000–10,000 before our time. Stone age Duration: about 10,000–1800 BCE. The Stone Age is considered… Read More »