Political History of Norway: Union Between Sweden and Norway, History of the Socialist Left Party, Trondheim Tramway Controversy

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General Books LLC, 2010 - 154 pages
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 47. Chapters: Union between Sweden and Norway, History of the Socialist Left Party, Trondheim Tramway controversy, Oslo Airport localization controversy, Sweden in Union with Norway, Dissolution of the union between Norway and Sweden in 1905, Formannskapsdistrikt, List of Norwegian governments, List of members of the Norwegian Constituent Assembly, Battle of the Square, H7, Alta controversy, Kings Bay Affair, Old Covenant, Kr ker y Speech, Norwegian union dissolution referendum, 1905, Norwegian monarchy plebiscite, 1905, Viceroy of Norway, Bod affair, 36.9 ultimatum. Excerpt: The Union between Sweden and Norway (Swedish: , Norwegian: ), officially the United Kingdoms of Sweden and Norway, consisted of present-day Sweden and Norway between 1814 and 1905, when they were united under one monarch in a personal union. Following the Treaty of Kiel and the declaration of Norwegian independence from their previous union with Denmark, a brief war with Sweden resulted in the Convention of Moss on August 14, 1814 with the Norwegian constitutional revision of November 4, 1814. On the same day, the Norwegian parliament chose to elect Charles XIII of Sweden as King of Norway. Sweden and Norway had previously been united under the same crown on two occasions, from 1319 to 1343, and briefly from 1449 to 1450 in opposition to Christian of Oldenburg who was elected king of the Kalmar Union by the Danes. During the following centuries, Norway remained united with Denmark in a close union, nominally a kingdom, but in fact reduced to the status of a province, ruled by Danish kings from their capital Copenhagen. After the establishment of absolutism in 1660, a more centralised form of government was established, but Norway kept some separate institutions, including its own laws, army and coinage. The two united kingdoms are referred to as Denmark-Nor...

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