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Date of Birth 30 September 1972Århus, Denmark
Birth NameAri Mikael Bjørshol

Mini Bio (1)

Ari Behn was born on September 30, 1972 in Århus, Denmark as Ari Mikael Bjørshol. He has been married to Prinsesse Märtha Louise since May 24, 2002. They have three children.

Spouse (1)

Prinsesse Märtha Louise (24 May 2002 - present) (3 children)

Trivia (7)

Daughter, Maud Angelica Behn, born April 29, 2003.
Parents are Marianne Solberg Behn and Olav Bjørshol.
Has two siblings: Younger sister Anja Sabrina Bjørshol, and younger brother Espen Bjørshol.
Has two nephews. The oldest one is called Ask Andreas.
A once controversial writer and somewhat front-figure of a self-proclaimed new generation of cultural elite in Norway, for whom he proclaimed "We are the New Whine. The whine that will blow the bottles!". He did so standing on the table during a now legendary dinner at Oslo's respected Theatre Café, ending up getting thrown out of the establishment. He had his life turned upside down, when he according to some he "sold out" when he fell in love with Princess Märtha Louise and in 2002 married her and became a member of the Norwegian Royal Family.
Second daughter, Leah Isadora Behn, born 8 April 2005.
Third daughter, Emma Tallulah Behn, born September 29th 2008.

Personal Quotes (3)

I am not cutting off any branches. I am a tree all by myself. [on his own writings]
I felt a strong urge to go out and shoot a bear, or crush rocks. [about becoming a father and thus feeling like a man]
I love mountains and all that, but what sticks in my mind when I am gone from Norway, is the Østfold (part of Norway) landscape. The open cultural landscapes, breezy forests and yellow wheat fields, the granite, the summer, the coastal lines and the rounded bare rocks by the sea.

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