2005 in Norway
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Events in the year 2005 in Norway.
- Monarch: Harald V
- Prime Minister: Kjell Magne Bondevik (Christian Democratic Party) to 17 October Jens Stoltenberg (Labour Party)
- 1 January – The University of Stavanger is established.
- 8 June – At least 10 are dead after an outbreak of Legionnaires' disease. The source is localized to a Borregaard teatment plant in Sarpsborg.
- 13 June – The new Svinesund Bridge is opened joining Norway and Sweden. The old Svinesund Bridge still stands 1 kilometre to the east.
- 14 July – The Nærøyfjord, the Geiranger Fjord and the Struve Geodetic Arc are designated by UNESCO as World Heritage Sites.
- 12 September – The 2005 Parliamentary election takes place. The election was won by the opposition centre-left Red-Green Coalition, which took 87 seats.
- 19 September – The trial of the accused in the NOKAS robbery starts in Stavanger.
- 17 October – Stoltenberg's Second Cabinet was appointed.
Both the new and the old Svinesund Bridges in the autumn of 2004
The University of Stavanger is established.
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- 7 June – Centennial of the dissolution of the union between Norway and Sweden.
- 8 April – Leah Isadora Behn, the second daughter of Princess Märtha Louise of Norway and husband Ari Behn
- 3 December – Prince Sverre Magnus of Norway, the second child of Haakon, Crown Prince of Norway and his wife Mette-Marit, Crown Princess of Norway
- 6 January – Nora Strømstad, alpine skier (born 1909)
- 13 January – Karstein Seland, politician (born 1912)
- 20 January – Per Borten, politician and Prime Minister of Norway (born 1913)
- 2 February – Anders Hveem, bobsledder (born 1924)
- 2 February – Svein Kvia, international soccer player (born 1947)
- 20 February – Johan Østby, politician (born 1924)
- 12 March – Johan Skipnes, politician (born 1909)
- 17 March – Sverre Holm, actor (born 1931)
- 31 May – Ole J. Malm, physician (born 1910).
- 2 June – Gunder Gundersen, Nordic combined skier and sports official (born 1930)
- 7 July – Gunnar Fredrik Hellesen, politician and Minister (born 1913)
- 20 July – Finn Gustavsen, politician (born 1926)
- 21 August – Liv Aasen, politician (born 1928)
- 24 September – Arna Vågen, missionary and politician (born 1905)
- 8 October – Erik Grønseth, social scientist and sociologist (born 1925)
- 18 October – Sverre Mitsem, judge (born 1944)
- 29 October – Elsa Skjerven, politician and Minister (born 1919)
- 1 November – Carl Mortensen, sailor and Olympic silver medallist (born 1919)
- 23 November – Ingvil Aarbakke, artist (born 1970)
- 3 December – Kåre Kristiansen, politician (born 1920)
- 17 December – Sverre Stenersen, Nordic combined skier, Olympic gold medallist and World Champion (born 1926)
- 24 December – Georg Johannesen, author and professor of rhetoric (born 1931)
- 29 December – Gerda Boyesen, founder of Biodynamic Psychology (born 1922)
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- Jens-Halvard Bratz, businessman, politician and Minister (born 1920)
- Eivind Erichsen, economist and civil servant (born 1917)
- Reidar Grønhaug, social anthropologist (born 1938)
- Geir Grung, diplomat (born 1938)
- Ivar Johansen, journalist and editor (born 1923)
- Ola H. Metliaas, civil servant and politician (born 1943)
- Ove Skaug, engineer and civil servant (born 1912)
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