Norway: Heads of State: 1449-1814 - Archontology.org

Norway: Heads of State: 1449-1814

All monarchs are also monarchs in Denmark except for interregna.
Royal House: Oldenborg
Med Guds Nåde Norges Danmarks Vendes og Gotes Konge, Greve i Oldenborg og Delmenhorst (from 2 Jul 1457 Med Guds Nåde Danmarks Sveriges Norges Vendes og Gotes Konge, Greve i Oldenborg og Delmenhorst; from 2 Mar 1460 Med Guds Nåde Danmarks Sveriges Norges Vendes og Gotes Konge, Hertug i Slesvig, Greve i Holsten Stormarn Oldenborg og Delmenhorst; from 14 Feb 1474 Med Guds Nåde Danmarks Sveriges Norges Vendes og Gotes Konge, Hertug i Slesvig Holsten Stormarn og Ditmarsken, Greve i Oldenborg og Delmenhorst) | By the Grace of God, King of Norway, Denmark, of the Wends and of the Goths, Count of Oldenburg and Delmenhorst; By the Grace of God, King of Denmark, Sweden, Norway, of the Wends and of the Goths, Count of Oldenburg and Delmenhorst; By the Grace of God, King of Denmark, Sweden, Norway, of the Wends and of the Goths, Duke of Schleswig, Count of Holstein, Stormarn, Oldenburg and Delmenhorst; By the Grace of God, King of Denmark, Sweden, Norway, of the Wends and of the Goths, Duke of Schleswig, Holstein, Stormarn and Dithmarschen, Count of Oldenburg and Delmenhorst
20 Nov 1449 - 21 May 1481 Christian I = Christiern I (Christian Didriksson) [1]
Riksråd: Riksrådets formann | Council of the Realm: Chairman of the Council of the Realm (ex officio)
21 May 1481 - 24 Aug 1482 Erkebiskop Gaute Ivarsson
Riksforstander | Regent
24 Aug 1482 - 1 Feb 1483 Jon Svalesøn Smør
Med Guds Nåde Danmarks Norges Vendes og Gotes Konge, utvald Konge til Sveriges rike, Hertug i Slesvig Holsten Stormarn og Ditmarsken, Greve i Oldenborg og Delmenhorst (from 18 Oct 1497 Med Guds Nåde Sveriges Danmarks Norges Vendes og Gotes Konge, Hertug i Slesvig Holsten Stormarn og Ditmarsken, Greve i Oldenborg og Delmenhorst) | By the Grace of God, King of Denmark, Norway, of the Wends and of the Goths, King-Elect of the Realm of Sweden, Duke of Schleswig, Holstein, Stormarn and Dithmarschen, Count of Oldenburg and Delmenhorst; By the Grace of God, King of Sweden, Denmark, Norway, of the Wends and of the Goths, Duke of Schleswig, Holstein, Stormarn and Dithmarschen, Count of Oldenburg and Delmenhorst
1 Feb 1483 - 20 Feb 1513 Hans (Hans Christiansson) [1]
Riksråd: Riksrådets formann | Council of the Realm: Chairman of the Council of the Realm (ex officio)
20 Feb 1513 - 22 Jul 1513 Erkebiskop Eirik Akselsson Valkendorf
Med Guds Nåde Norges Danmarks Vendes og Gotes Konge, utvald Konge til Sverige, Hertug i Slesvig Holsten Stormarn og Ditmarsken, Greve i Oldenborg og Delmenhorst (from 4 Nov 1520 Med Guds Nåde Danmarks Sveriges Norges Vendes og Gotes Konge, Hertug i Slesvig Holsten Stormarn og Ditmarsken, Greve i Oldenborg og Delmenhorst) | By the Grace of God, King of Norway, Denmark, of the Wends and of the Goths, King-Elect of Sweden, Duke of Schleswig, Holstein, Stormarn and Dithmarschen, Count of Oldenburg and Delmenhorst; By the Grace of God, King of Denmark, Sweden, Norway, of the Wends and of the Goths, Duke of Schleswig, Holstein, Stormarn and Dithmarschen, Count of Oldenburg and Delmenhorst
22 Jul 1513 - 5 Aug 1524 Christian II = Christiern II (Christian Hansson) [1]
Riksråd: Riksrådets formann | Council of the Realm: Chairman of the Council of the Realm (ex officio)
5 Aug 1524 - 23 Aug 1524 Erkebiskop Olav Engelbriktsson
Med Guds Nåde Danmarks Vendes og Gotes Konge, utvald Konge til Norge, Hertug i Slesvig Holsten Stormarn og Ditmarsken, Greve i Oldenborg og Delmenhorst | By the Grace of God, King of Denmark, of the Wends and of the Goths, King-Elect of Norway, Duke of Schleswig, Holstein, Stormarn and Dithmarschen, Count of Oldenburg and Delmenhorst
23 Aug 1524 - 10 Apr 1533 Frederik I [2]
Riksråd: Riksrådets formann | Council of the Realm: Chairman of the Council of the Realm (ex officio)
10 Apr 1533 - 1 Apr 1537 Erkebiskop Olav Engelbriktsson (x)
Med Guds Nåde Danmarks Norges Vendes og Gotes Konge, Hertug i Slesvig Holsten Stormarn og Ditmarsken, Greve i Oldenborg og Delmenhorst | By the Grace of God, King of Denmark, Norway, of the Wends and of the Goths, Duke of Schleswig, Holstein, Stormarn and Dithmarschen, Count of Oldenburg and Delmenhorst
1 Apr 1537 - 1 Jan 1559 Christian III [3]
1 Jan 1559 - 4/14 Apr 1588 Frederik II
4/14 Apr 1588 - 28 Feb/9 Mar 1648 Christian IV
Kansler | Chancellor (ex officio)
28 Feb/9 Mar 1648 - 6/16 Jul 1648 Jens Ågesøn Bjelke
Med Guds Nåde Danmarks Norges Vendes og Gotes utvald Konge, Hertug i Slesvig Holsten Stormarn og Ditmarsken, Greve i Oldenborg og Delmenhorst | By the Grace of God, King-Elect of Denmark and Norway, of the Wends and of the Goths, Duke of Schleswig, Holstein, Stormarn and Dithmarschen, Count of Oldenburg and Delmenhorst
6/16 Jul 1648 - 18/28 Oct 1660 Frederik III [4]
Med Guds Nåde Danmarks Norges Vendes og Gotes Konge, Hertug i Slesvig Holsten Stormarn og Ditmarsken, Greve i Oldenborg og Delmenhorst | By the Grace of God, King of Denmark and Norway, of the Wends and of the Goths, Duke of Schleswig, Holstein, Stormarn and Dithmarschen, Count of Oldenburg and Delmenhorst
18/28 Oct 1660 - 9/19 Feb 1670 Frederik III
9/19 Feb 1670 - 25 Aug/4 Sep 1699 Christian V
25 Aug/4 Sep 1699 - 12 Oct 1730 Frederik IV
12 Oct 1730 - 6 Aug 1746 Christian VI
6 Aug 1746 - 14 Jan 1766 Frederik V
14 Jan 1766 - 22 Mar 1777 Christian VII
Med Guds Nåde Danmarks Norges Vendes og Gotes Konge, Hertug i Slesvig Holsten Stormarn Ditmarsken og Oldenborg | By the Grace of God, King of Denmark and Norway, of the Wends and of the Goths, Duke of Schleswig, Holstein, Stormarn, Dithmarschen and Oldenburg
22 Mar 1777 - 13 Mar 1808 Christian VII
13 Mar 1808 - 7 Feb 1814 Frederik VI [5]

[1] Also in Sweden
[2] Med Guds Nåde Danmarks Sveriges Norges Vendes og Gotes Konge, Hertug i Slesvig Holsten Stormarn og Ditmarsken, Greve i Oldenborg og Delmenhorst | By the Grace of God, King of Denmark, Sweden, Norway, of the Wends and of the Goths, Duke of Schleswig, Holstein, Stormarn and Dithmarschen, Count of Oldenburg and Delmenhorst (in dissidence; also in Denmark and Sweden)
  29 Nov 1531 - 1 Jul 1532 Christian II = Christiern II (Christian Hansson) (x)
[3] In opposition from 5 May 1535.
[4] Elected 18/28 Apr 1648, proclaimed 8/18 May 1548, homage received 6/16 Jul 1648.
[5] Upon ratification on 7 Feb 1814 of the Treaty of Kiel, ceding Norway to the king of Sweden, the Norwegians are released from their allegiance, thus terminating this reign. The Treaty's provisions are overtaken by events in Norway; on 4 Nov 1814, however, the Norwegian crown is united with the Swedish one under one king.
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