Norway: Heads of State: 1814-1905 - Archontology.org

Norway: Heads of State: 1814-1905

Royal House: Slesvig-Holsten
Af Guds Nåde Konge til Sverige og Norge, de Gothers og Venders, etc. etc. etc., Hertug til Slesvig, Holsten, Stormarn og Dithmarsken, Greve til Oldenborg og Delmenhorst, etc. etc. | By the Grace of God, King of Sweden and Norway, of the Goths and of the Wends, etc., etc., etc. Duke of Schleswig, Holstein, Stormarn, Dithmarschen and Oldenburg, Count of Oldenburg and Delmenhorst, etc., etc.
10 Nov 1814 - 5 Feb 1818 Karl XIII [1]
Royal House: Bernadotte
Af Guds Nåde Konge til Sverige og Norge, de Gothers og Venders | By the Grace of God, King of Sweden and Norway, of the Goths and of the Wends
5 Feb 1818 - 8 Mar 1844 Karl XIV Johan [2][3]
Af Guds Nåde Konge til Norge og Sverige, de Gothers og Venders | By the Grace of God, King of Norway and Sweden, of the Goths and of the Wends
8 Mar 1844 - 8 Jul 1859 Oscar I (Frantz Joseph Oscar) [4][5]
8 Jul 1859 - 18 Sep 1872 Karl XV (Karl Ludvig Eugen) [6]
18 Sep 1872 - 7 Jun 1905 Oscar II (Oscar Frederik) [5][7]
Norsk Regering: Statsminister | Norwegian Government: Minister of State [7]
7 Jun 1905 - 27 Nov 1905 Peter Christian Hersleb Kjerschow Michelsen [8]
7 Jun 1905 - 27 Nov 1905 Jørgen Gunnarsson Løvland [8]

[1] Also in Sweden, as Carl XIII. Elected by the Storting 4 Nov 1814. Acceptance of election and an instrument of oath-taking submitted to the Storting 10 Nov 1814.
[2] Baptised: Jean (de Bernadotte), name expanded to Jean-Baptiste Bernadotte in infancy, to prevent confusion with older brother Jean-Évangéliste; added Jules, so Jean-Baptiste Jules Bernadotte, during the Revolution in honour of C. Iulius Caesar; made Prince de Ponte-Corvo (5 Jun 1806) in France; elected Kronprins by the Diet of Estates of Sweden (21 Aug 1810), as Prins Johan Baptist Julius av Ponte-Corvo; adopted 5 Nov 1810 by King Carl XIII of Sweden with name Carl Johan.
[3] Also in Sweden, as Carl XIV Johan
[4] Original name: François-Joseph-Oscar Bernadotte
[5] Also in Sweden
[6] Also in Sweden, as Carl XV
[7] On 7 Jun 1905 the Storting declared the union with Sweden under one king dissolved and authorised the former members of the Council of State to continue in office as the Norwegian Government (Norsk Regering). Oscar II abdicated the crown of Norway 26 Oct 1905.
[8] Both ministers of state were equal in status, but were given responsibilities for different departments (for Løvland effective 15 Jun 1905).
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