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Famous Poets from Norway

List of notable or famous poets from Norway, with bios and photos, including the top poets born in Norway and even some popular poets who immigrated to Norway. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Norwegian poets then this list is the perfect resource for you. These poets are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known poet from Norway is included when available.

People include everything from Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson to Henrik Ibsen.

This historic poets from Norway list can help answer the questions "Who are some Norwegian poets of note?" and "Who are the most famous poets from Norway?" These prominent poets of Norway may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Norwegian poets.

Use this list of renowned Norwegian poets to discover some new poets that you aren't familiar with. Don't forget to share this list by clicking one of the social media icons at the top or bottom of the page. {#nodes}
  • Alf Larsen
    Photo: user uploaded image
    • Age: Dec. at 82 (1885-1967)
  • Aslaug Vaa
    Photo: user uploaded image
    • Age: Dec. at 76 (1889-1965)
    • Birthplace: Vinje, Norway
  • Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson
    Photo: Metaweb (FB) / Public domain
    • Age: Dec. at 77 (1832-1910)
    • Birthplace: Kvikne, Norway
  • Finn Strømsted
    Photo: user uploaded image
    • Age: Dec. at 78 (1925-2003)