Haakon Magnus

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Born1973-07-20
The National Hospital, Gaustad, Oslo, Norway
NationalityNorwegian
ReligionChurch of Norway
Spouse • Mette-Marit
• Crown Princess of Norway

Haakon, Crown Prince of Norway; Haakon Magnus;is the only son of King Harald V and Queen Sonja, and heir apparent to the throne of Norway.

Education and military

Haakon has served in the Royal Norwegian Navy, where he undertook his first-level officer's education at the Norwegian Naval Academy. This was then followed with a year aboard missile torpedo boats and other vessels. He received a Bachelor of Arts degree in political science from the University of California, Berkeley in 1999. Haakon later attended lectures at the University of Oslo and took the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs' civil servant introductory course in 2001. He completed his education in 2003 at the London School of Economics, where he was awarded an MSc in development studies, specializing in international trade and Africa.

His officer rank in the Royal Norwegian Navy is Admiral, and in the Norwegian Army and the Royal Norwegian Air Force his rank is General.

Activities and Connections

Crown Prince Haakon was a member of the World Economic Forum's Young Global Leaders network from 2005 until 2010. From 2010 until 2017, the Crown Prince served as a member of the Young Global Leaders Foundation Board.

He co-founded the NGO Global Dignity with John Hope Bryant, who has worked as an adviser to both George W. Bush and Barack Obama. The Crown Prince is a good friend of Bill Gates, who runs one of the world's largest foundations, and who has been criticized for unreasonably influencing politicians and media people.

The Crown Prince's brother-in-law, Per Høiby, is the founder and partner of the strategic communications company First House, which is notorious for its purchases of politicians and media people. The only international organization First House is part of is the international public affairs consultancy network FIPRA. FIPRA has close links with the Bilderberg Group and they specialize in influencing political decision-making processes around the world.


 

Event Participated in

EventStartEndLocation(s)
Bilderberg/20119 June 201112 June 2011Switzerland
Hotel Suvretta
St. Moritz
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