King Harald V and Queen Sonja of Norway to visit Luther College on Oct. 13 PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Jerry Johnson   
Monday, 11 April 2011 15:01

DECORAH, Iowa -- April 8m 2011 - Luther College has received communication that King Harald V and Queen Sonja of Norway plan to visit Luther on Oct. 13, 2011.

Luther officials have not received a final itinerary or schedule for the visit by the king and queen.

The Oct. 13 visit will be the eighth time that members of the Norwegian royal family have visited Luther College and Decorah. Previous visits were:

Crown Prince Olav and Princess Martha:  May 6-7, 1939

Crown Prince Harald:  Oct. 6, 1965

King Olav V:  May 4, 1968

King Olav V:  Oct. 14, 1975

King Olav V:  Nov. 28, 1987

King Harald and Queen Sonja:  Oct. 19, 1995

Crown Prince Haakon:  June 10, 1999

As plans for the royal family's visit go forward, Luther College will release additional information.


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