King Olav 1953 (Photo: E. Rude, the Royal Court Archive)
King Olav V
2 July 1903 to 17 January 1991.
Son of King Haakon VII and Queen Maud. Succeeded his father as king of Norway on 21 September 1957. Consecrated in Nidaros Cathedral on 22 June 1958. Children: King Harald, Princess Ragnhild and Princess Astrid. Buried in the Royal Mausoleum at Akershus Castle in Oslo.