1814 in Norway


1814 in Norway

1814 has historically been considered the most important year in the history of Norway. Sovereignty was transferred from the King of Denmark to the King of Sweden. The Constitution of Norway was signed at Eidsvoll on 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.

Events

* May 16ndash The Constitution of Norway was adopted by the Constituent Assembly at Eidsvoll.
* May 17ndash The Constitution is dated and signed.

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