- 1814 in Norway
1814has historically been considered the most important year in the history of Norway. Sovereignty was transferred from the King of Denmarkto the King of Sweden. The Constitution of Norwaywas signed at Eidsvollon May 17, later to be designated and celebrated as Norwegian Constitution Day. For a detailed account of the events surrounding the formation of the country, see the article Norway in 1814.
May 16ndash The Constitution of Norwaywas adopted by the Constituent Assemblyat Eidsvoll.
May 17ndash The Constitution is dated and signed.
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