Haakon VII, King of Norway

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King of Norway Haakon VII
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Name
Haakon VII, King of Norway Gender: M
Christian Frederik Carl Georg Valdemar Axel
born on 3 August 1872 at 16:00 (= 4:00 PM )
Place Copenhagen, Denmark, 55n40, 12e35
Timezone LMT m12e35 (is local mean time)
Data source
Orig source not known
Rodden Rating C
Collector: Rodden
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_leocol.18.gif 11°30' s_mo.18.gif s_leocol.18.gif 03°03 Asc.s_sagcol.18.gif 08°31'



Biography

Danish royalty, the son of Frederik VIII of Denmark, King of Norway from 1905. Haakon was appointed king by the parliament after the dissolution of the Swedish-Norwegian union. With his constitutional attitude and sense of propriety, he strengthened the monarchy's position in Norway. In 1928, during a worker’s crisis, his conduct assured him the support of labor. In disagreement with the retiring prime minister and the president of the Norwegian parliament, he was supportive of the leader of "Arbeiderpariet" (the Labor Party) to create a new government

Haakon was considered a national symbol by his straight attitude when the Germans occupied Norway in 1940. Exiled along with his parliament, he continued his rule from Great Britain. After five years in exile, he returned to Norway in 1945. His ties to Britain were reinforced by his marriage to his cousin, the British Princess Maud on 7/22/1896.

The autumn of 1955, Haakon celebrated 50 years as monarch. Not long after, he had an accident which resulted in a broken leg. After being sick for a long period, he died on 9/21/1957, Oslo, Norway.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Events

  • Work : Gain social status 1905 (Assumed the throne)
  • Death by Disease 21 September 1957 at 12:00 noon in Oslo, Norway (Illness, age 85)
    chart Placidus Equal_H.

Source Notes

Modern Astrology 7/1910 and 5/1937; also Sabian Symbols No.416

Categories

  • Diagnoses : Body Part Problems : Accident/Injury (Broke leg)
  • Family : Childhood : Advantaged
  • Family : Relationship : Mate - Noted (Princess Maud)
  • Family : Relationship : Number of Marriages (One)
  • Personal : Death : Long life more than 80 yrs (Age 85)
  • Notable : Famous : Royal family (Denmark)