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Prince Haakon Biography

Prince Haakon

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Date of Birth: 1973 , July-20
Birth Nation: Norway
Height: 6 Feet 4 Inch

Quick Timeline of Prince Haakon

1973 Born in Rikshospitalet, Oslo, Norway
1999 Graduated from University of California, Berkeley
2003 Graduated from London School of Economic
1999 Began dating Mette-Marit Tjessem Hoiby
2001 Married to Mette-Marit Tjessem Høiby
2004 First child, Princess Ingrid Alexandra of Norway
2005 Second child, Prince Sverre Magnus of Norway
2013 Became General
1991 Became Prince The Crown Prince of Norway
2011 Won Committee’s Bridge Building Prize

Detail Timeline of Prince Haakon

July 20 , 1973

Born in Rikshospitalet, Oslo, Norway

Prince Haakon was born in Rikshospitalet, Oslo, Norway to Queen Sonja of Norway and king Harald V of Norway. Some of his great parents were King Olaf V of Norway, Princess Astrid of Norway, Anne, Princess Royal of the United Kingdom and many more.

1999

Graduated from University of California, Berkeley

Prince Haakon received his first level officer's education Norwegian Naval Academy. His highness ordered him to join Oxford University's colleges but he denied that and then joined University of California, Berkeley and graduated from there in 1999.

2003

Graduated from London School of Economic

After completing his bachelor's degree from United States, he returned back to his home land. He was then enrolled at University of Oslo. He also attended London School of Economic and he completed his MSc in development studies in 2003. 

1999

Began dating Mette-Marit Tjessem Hoiby

He returned back to his own homeland after graduating from University of California, Berkeley in 1999. That was the same year he met love of his life. He fell in love with single mum, Mette-Marit Tjessem Hoiby and started living with her and her son in Oslo. 

August 25 , 2001

Married to Mette-Marit Tjessem Høiby

After he started living separately with a single mum in an apartment, this created a lot of controversy in Norway and then he finally got engaged to her in December, 2000. They got married on 25 August 2001. 

January 21 , 2004

First child, Princess Ingrid Alexandra of Norway

Princess Ingrid Alexandra of Norway is his first child. He and his wife Crown princess, Mette-Marit Tjessem Hoiby welcomed their first child together on 21st of January, 2004. Princess Ingrid will be first ever female heir to the throne. 

December 3 , 2005

Second child, Prince Sverre Magnus of Norway

He became father for the second time in his life and that was in 2005. He and his crown princess, Mette-Marit Tjessem Hoiby welcomed their second child together on 3rd of December, 2005 and it was a son and he is named Prince Sverre Magnus of Norway.

November 15 , 2013

Became General

It’s compulsory for the entire price to become one of the members of their country official. Haakon Magnus, Crown Prince of Norway has been serving his country from the Royal Norwegian Navy. These days he is ranked the General in the Royal Norwegian Air Force.

January 17 , 1991

Became Prince The Crown Prince of Norway

He was born to Queen Sonja of Norway and king Harald V of Norway. He was born as his Royal Highness Haakon Magnus of Norway. But after the death of his grandfather, he became His Royal Highness the Crown Prince of Norway. 

August 14 , 2011

Won Committee’s Bridge Building Prize

Besides being the Crown Prince of Norway, he has won several prestigious individual honors. In 2011, he was honored with the Committee’s Bridge Building Prize. One horse in Norway is named Kronprins Haakons Pokalløp in honor with him. 

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Talking about his personal matters, he is different when it comes to his love life. He is married to a single mum. After graduating from University of California, Berkeley in 1999, he came back to his own homeland and that was the same year he met love of his life. He fell in love with single mum, Mette-Marit Tjessem Hoiby; they began their love affairs since then and started living with her and her son in Oslo. This created a lot of controversy in Norway and then he finally got engaged to her in December, 2000. They got married on 25 August 2001. They also have two children from this married life. He is completely dedicated with her and there is no any sign of them getting divorced.

Prince Haakon received his first level officer's education Norwegian Naval Academy. After that he went to United States and then joined University of California, Berkeley. He completed his bachelor’s degree in 1999 in political science. He was also enrolled at London School of Economics from where he earned his MSc in development studies. Prince Haakon salary and net worth is high.