Hafrsfjord


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Hafrsfjord

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Hafsfjord

(both: häfs`fyôrd), inlet of the North Sea, Rogaland co., SW Norway, near Stavanger. Harold IHarold I
or Harold Fairhair,
Norse Harald Haarfager, c.850–c.933, first king of Norway, son of Halfdan the Black, king of Vestfold (SE Norway). After succeeding his father, Harold initiated a series of battles against the other petty kings, climaxed by a
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 won (872) a decisive victory there that made him king of all Norway.
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It was established as a municipality in 1838, but records date back as far as 1130 and the city was reportedly founded before the Battle of Hafrsfjord, circa AD871.
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He keeps his bright orange craft Havbris (Sea Breeze) among the two hundred small fishing boats in the crowded harbor at Alesund and lives in nearby Hafrsfjord.
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