Namesakes

Danish Kings and Queens: 1 king
King Magnus the Good   1042-1047  
Icelandic Presidents and Prime Ministers: 1 prime minister
(prime minister) Magnús Guðmundsson   1926  
Norwegian Kings and Queens: 7 kings
King Magnus I the Good   1035-1047  
King Magnus II   1066-1069  
King Magnus III Barefoot   1093-1103  
King Magnus IV the Blind   1130-1135  
King Magnus V   1161-1184  
King Magnus VI the Lawful   1263-1280  
King Magnus VII   1319-1355  
Notable Athletes: 1 chess, 1 handball, 1 tennis
(tennis) Magnus Norman   1976-  
(handball) Magnus Jernemyr   1976-  
(chess) Magnus Carlsen   1990-  
Olympic Medalists: 2 silver, 1 bronze/silver/gold
(silver) Magnus Petersson   1996   archery - individual  
(bronze/silver/gold) Magnus Moan   2006; 2014   Nordic combined  
(silver) Magnus Jernemyr   2012   handball  
Other Royalty: 2 princes
Haakon Magnus, Crown Prince of Norway   1973-   Norway  
Sverre Magnus of Norway   2005-   Norway  
Saints: 2 saints
Saint Magnus   ?-273  
Saint Magnus Felix Ennodius   473-521  
Swedish Kings and Queens: 4 kings
King Magnus I the Strong   1125-1130  
King Magnus II   1160-1161  
King Magnus III Ladulas   1275-1290  
King Magnus IV   1319-1364