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List of honours of Norway awarded to heads of state and royalty

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Norwegian Royal Family

See also decorations pages (mark °): Harald, Sonja, Haakon, Mette-Marit, Mârtha Louise, Astrid & Ragnhild

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Norwegian citizens

  • Niels Christian Ditleff, Diplomat: Grand Cross of the Order of Saint Olav (1946)
  • Kaare Langlete, former Master of the Royal Household: Grand Cross of the Order of Saint Olav (1993)
  • Magne Hagen, former secretary to the King: Grand Cross of the Order of Saint Olav (2000)
  • Carsten Smith, former Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Norway: Grand Cross of the Order of Saint Olav (2003)
  • Kjell Magne Bondevik, former Prime Minister: Grand Cross of the Order of Saint Olav (2004)
  • Lars Petter Forberg, Master of the Royal Household : Grand Cross of the Order of Saint Olav (2004)
  • Jørgen Hårek Kosmo, former President of the Norwegian Parliament : Grand Cross of the Order of Saint Olav (2005)
  • British Royal Family

  • Elizabeth II: Grand Cross with Collar of the Order of Saint Olav (1955)
  • Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh: Grand Cross with Collar of the Order of Saint Olav (1952)
  • Charles, Prince of Wales: Grand Cross with Collar of the Order of Saint Olav (1978)
  • Prince Andrew, Duke of York: Grand Cross of the Order of Saint Olav (1988)
  • Prince Richard, Duke of Gloucester: Grand Cross of the Order of Saint Olav (1973)
  • The Duke of Kent: Grand Cross of the Order of Saint Olav
  • Swedish Royal Family

  • Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden: Grand Cross with Collar of the Order of Saint Olav (1974)
  • Queen Silvia of Sweden: Grand Cross of the Order of Saint Olav (1982)
  • Victoria, Crown Princess of Sweden: Grand Cross of the Order of Saint Olav (1995)
  • Prince Carl Philip, Duke of Värmland: Grand Cross of the Order of Saint Olav (2005)
  • Princess Madeleine, Duchess of Hälsingland and Gästrikland: Grand Cross of the Order of Saint Olav (2005)
  • Princess Christina, Mrs. Magnuson: Grand Cross of the Order of Saint Olav (1992)
  • Princess Désirée, Baroness Silfverschiöld: Grand Cross of the Order of Saint Olav (1992)
  • Princess Lilian, Duchess of Halland: Grand Cross of the Order of Saint Olav (1992)
  • Danish Royal Family

    See also official pages, click on "Decorations" (mark °): Margrethe, Henrik, Frederik, Mary, Joachim, Benedikte

  • Margrethe II of Denmark: Grand Cross with Collar of the Order of St. Olav (1958) °
  • Henrik, Prince Consort of Denmark: Grand Cross of the Order of St. Olav (1968)
  • Frederik, Crown Prince of Denmark: Grand Cross of the Order of Saint Olav (1990)
  • Mary, Crown Princess of Denmark: Grand Cross of the Order of Saint Olav (2005)
  • Prince Joachim of Denmark: Grand Cross of the Order of Saint Olav (1991) °
  • Princess Benedikte of Denmark: Grand Cross of the Royal Norwegian Order of St Olav (1974) °
  • Dutch Royal Family

  • King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands: Grand Cross of the Order of St. Olav (1996)
  • Princess Beatrix of the Netherlands: Grand Cross with Collar of the Order of St. Olav (1986)
  • late Prince Claus of the Netherlands : Knight Grand Cross of the Order of St. Olav (1986)
  • Princess Margriet of the Netherlands: Grand Cross of the Order of St. Olav
  • Pieter van Vollenhoven: Grand Cross of the Royal Norwegian Order of Merit
  • Belgian Royal Family

  • King Philippe: Grand Cross of the Order of Saint Olav (2003)
  • Queen Mathilde: Grand Cross of the Order of Saint Olav (2003)
  • King Albert II: Grand Cross (1964) with Collar of the Order of St. Olav
  • Queen Paola: Grand Cross of the Order of Saint Olav (1997)
  • Princess Astrid: Grand-Cross of the Royal Norwegian Order of Merit (2003)
  • Prince Lorenz: Grand-Cross of the Royal Norwegian Order of Merit (2003)
  • Prince Laurent: Grand-Cross of the Royal Norwegian Order of Merit (2003)
  • Princess Claire: Grand-Cross of the Royal Norwegian Order of Merit (2003)
  • Luxembourgish Grand-Ducal Family

  • Jean, Grand Duke of Luxembourg: Knight Grand Cross with Collar of the Order of St. Olav (1964)
  • Henri, Grand Duke of Luxembourg: Knight Grand Cross with Collar (2011) of the Order of St. Olav
  • Maria Teresa, Grand Duchess of Luxembourg: Knight Grand Cross with Collar of the Order of St. Olav (1996)
  • Spanish Royal Family

  • Juan Carlos I of Spain: Grand Cross with Collar of the Order of St. Olav (1982)
  • Queen Sofía of Spain: Grand Cross of the Order of St. Olav (1982)
  • Felipe, Prince of Asturias: Grand Cross of the Order of St. Olav (1995)
  • Infanta Elena, Duchess of Lugo: Grand Cross of the Order of Saint Olav (1995)
  • Infanta Cristina, Duchess of Palma de Mallorca: Grand Cross of the Order of Saint Olav (1995)
  • Jordanian Royal Family

  • Abdullah II of Jordan: Knight Grand Cross with collar of the Royal Norwegian Order of St. Olav (4.4.2000)
  • Queen Rania of Jordan: Knight Grand Cross of the Order of St. Olav (4.4.2000)
  • Princess Alia bint Al Hussein, daughter of Queen Dina of Jordan, half-sister of Abdullah II of Jordan: Grand Cross of the Royal Norwegian Order of Merit (4.4.2000)
  • Sayyid Mohammed Al-Saleh, Princess Alia's 2nd husband: Grand Cross of the Royal Norwegian Order of Merit (4.4.2000)
  • Princess Zein bint Al Hussein, daughter of Princess Muna of Jordan, full sister of Abdullah II and Princess Aisha's twin: Grand Cross of the Royal Norwegian Order of Merit (4.4.2000)
  • Sayyid Majdi Al-Saleh, Princess Zein's husband: Grand Cross of the Royal Norwegian Order of Merit (4.4.2000)
  • Prince Ali Bin Al-Hussein, son of Queen Alia of Jordan, half-brother of Abdullah II of Jordan: Grand Cross of the Royal Norwegian Order of Merit (4.4.2000)
  • Prince Hamzah bin Al Hussein son of Queen Noor of Jordan, half-brother of Abdullah II of Jordan: Knight Grand Cross with collar of the Order of St. Olav
  • Prince Talal bin Muhammad, elder son of Muhammad bin Talal: Grand Cross of the Royal Norwegian Order of Merit (4.4.2000)
  • Princess Ghida Talal, Prince Talal's wife: Grand Cross of the Royal Norwegian Order of Merit (4.4.2000)
  • Prince Hassan bin Talal, youngest brother of King Hussein I of Jordan: Grand Cross of the Order of St. Olav
  • Thai Royal Family

  • King Bhumibol Adulyadej of Thailand: Grand Cross with Collar of The Royal Norwegian Order of St. Olav (1960)
  • Queen Sirikit of Thailand: Grand Cross of the Royal Norwegian Order of St. Olav (1965)
  • Japanese Imperial Family

  • Emperor Akihito: Grand Cross (1953) with Collar (2001) of the Order of St. Olav
  • Empress Michiko: Grand Cross of the Order of St. Olav (2001)
  • Crown Prince Naruhito: Grand Cross of the Order of St. Olav (2001)
  • Crown Princess Masako: Grand Cross of the Order of St. Olav (2001)
  • Princess Tomohito of Mikasa (Nobuko): Grand Cross of the Order of St. Olav (2001)
  • Greek Royal Family

  • former King Constantine II of Greece: Grand Cross (1962) with Collar (1964) of the Order of St. Olav
  • Iranian Imperial Family

  • former Empress Farah Pahlavi: Grand Cross of the Order of St. Olav (1965)
  • Austria

  • President Heinz Fischer: Knight Grand Cross of the Order of St. Olav (2007)
  • Brazil

  • President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva: Knight Grand Cross of the Order of St. Olav (2003)
  • Bulgaria

  • President Georgi Parvanov: Knight Grand Cross of the Order of St. Olav (2006)
  • Croatia

  • President Ivo Josipović: Knight Grand Cross of the Order of St. Olav (2011)
  • Estonia

  • President Arnold Rüütel: Knight Grand Cross of the Order of St. Olav (2002)
  • Finland

  • President Mauno Koivisto: Knight Grand Cross with Collar of the Order of St. Olav (1983)
  • President Martti Ahtisaari: Knight Grand Cross of the Order of St. Olav (1994)
  • President Tarja Halonen: Knight Grand Cross of the Order of St. Olav (2000)
  • President Sauli Niinistö: Knight Grand Cross of the Order of St. Olav (2012)
  • France

  • President Valéry Giscard d'Estaing (when Minister of Finance): Knight Grand Cross of the Order of St. Olav (1962)
  • President Jacques Chirac (1995-2007): Knight Grand Cross of the Order of St. Olav (2000)
  • Germany

  • President Richard von Weizsäcker: Knight Grand Cross of the Order of St. Olav (1986)
  • Marianne von Weizsäcker, his wife: Knight Grand Cross of the Order of St. Olav (1986)
  • President Roman Herzog: Knight Grand Cross of the Order of St. Olav (1998)
  • President Horst Köhler: Knight Grand Cross of the Order of St. Olav (2007)
  • Greece

  • President Constantinos Stephanopoulos: Knight Grand Cross of the Order of St. Olav (2004)
  • Hungary

  • President Árpád Göncz: Knight Grand Cross of the Order of St. Olav (1999)
  • President Ferenc Mádl: Knight Grand Cross of the Order of St. Olav (2002)
  • Iceland

  • President Vigdís Finnbogadóttir: Knight Grand Cross with Collar of the Order of St. Olav (1982)
  • President Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson: Knight Grand Cross of the Order of St. Olav (1998)
  • Italy

  • President Carlo Azeglio Ciampi: Knight Grand Cross of the Order of St. Olav (2001)
  • Latvia

  • President Guntis Ulmanis: Knight Grand Cross of the Order of St. Olav (1998)
  • President Vaira Vīķe-Freiberga: Knight Grand Cross of the Order of St. Olav (2000)
  • Lithuania

  • President Valdas Adamkus: Knight Grand Cross of the Order of St. Olav (1998)
  • President Dalia Grybauskaitė: Knight Grand Cross of the Order of St. Olav (2011)
  • Poland

  • President Lech Wałęsa: Knight Grand Cross of the Order of St. Olav (1995)
  • President Aleksander Kwaśniewski: Knight Grand Cross of the Order of St. Olav (1996)
  • Portugal

  • President António Ramalho Eanes: Knight Grand Cross with Collar of the Order of St. Olav (1978)
  • President Jorge Sampaio: Knight Grand Cross of the Order of St. Olav (2004)
  • President Aníbal Cavaco Silva: Knight Grand Cross of the Order of St. Olav (2008)
  • Romania

  • President Emil Constantinescu: Knight Grand Cross of the Order of St. Olav (1999)
  • Slovakia

  • President Ivan Gašparovič: Knight Grand Cross of the Order of St. Olav (2010)
  • Slovenia

  • President Danilo Türk: Knight Grand Cross of the Order of St. Olav (2011)
  • South Africa

  • President Nelson Mandela: Knight Grand Cross of the Order of St. Olav (1998)
  • Turkey

  • President Abdullah Gül: Knight Grand Cross of the Order of St. Olav (2013)
  • ... to be completed ...

    References

    List of honours of Norway awarded to heads of state and royalty Wikipedia


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