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Svein is a Norwegian masculine given name which may refer to:


  • Sweyn Haakonsson (died c. 1016), in Norwegian Svein Håkonsson, an earl and co-ruler of Norway from 1000 to c. 1015
  • Svein Knutsson (c. 1016-1035), King of Norway as Sweyn II

Politicians, civil servants and businessmen


  • Svein Bjerke (born 1938), Norwegian religious historian and professor emeritus at the University of Oslo
  • Svein Hatløy (1940-2015), Norwegian architect and professor
  • Svein B. Manum (born 1926), Norwegian botanist and professor
  • Svein Mønnesland (born 1943), Norwegian Slavist and professor


Artists and entertainers


  • Svein Blindheim (1916-2013), Norwegian military officer and member of the resistance during World War II
  • Svein Gjerdåker (born 1963), Norwegian newspaper editor
  • Svein Heglund (10 December 1918 - 18 June 1998), Norwegian engineer, World War II pilot and major general
  • Svein Johannessen (1937-2007), Norwegian chess player
  • Svein Døvle Larssen (1928-2015), Norwegian newspaper editor
  • Svein Rosseland (1894-1985), Norwegian astrophysicist
  • Svein Urdal (born 1941), Norwegian former chief of police and former Director of the Norwegian Police Surveillance Agency
  • Sven (born 2019), He is pewdipies dog in a minecraft lets play.

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