By Jan Sjåvik
One of the smallest nations in Europe, Norway has created for itself a place on this planet group, that's thoroughly out of share to the scale of its inhabitants. initially the house of sub-Arctic hunters and gatherers, then of ferocious Vikings, it misplaced probably half its inhabitants to the Black dying in 1349, ended up in a union with Denmark that lasted until eventually 1814, after which turned united with Sweden, gaining whole independence merely as lately as 1905. Over the centuries the Norwegians eked out a meager residing from stony fields and treacherous seas whereas agony via starvation, darkness, and chilly, despite the fact that, its contemporary effective use of such average assets as hydroelectric energy, normal fuel, and oil has made the Norwegians many of the richest humans within the world.
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1935 20 March: Johan Nygaardsvold’s government is established. The crisis agreement between the Agrarian Party and the Labor Party is made. 1940 8 April: The Norwegian government is notified that the Allies have laid mines in Norwegian territorial waters. 9 April: Germany attacks Norway. 9–15 April: Vidkun Quisling declares that he is Norway’s new prime minister and establishes his first government. April 10: King Haakon refuses to appoint Quisling prime minister. 17 April: An administrative council is established in Oslo.
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17 May: The Swedish parliament allots additional money for the Swedish armed forces, showing that a war with Norway is expected. 7 June: The Storting proclaims its willingness to negotiate with Sweden about the consular service issue. 1898 17 February: Johannes Steen’s second government is formed. Universal suffrage for men is established. 1902 21 April: Otto Albert Blehr’s first government is formed. 1903 The United Party is established. 22 October: Francis Hagerup’s government is formed. 1905 1 March: The government headed by Francis Hagerup resigns, paving the way for Christian Michelsen’s government.