List of Skálholt bishops

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Skálholt was the estate of the first Bishop of Iceland, Isleifr Gizurarson, who became bishop in 1056. (Christianity had been formally adopted in 1000). His son, Gizurr, donated it to become the official see. The Diocese was amalgamated in 1801, and now forms part of the Diocese of Reykjavik.[1][2]

There is still a current Bishop of Skálholt, as it is now a Suffragan See (Anglican/Lutheran sense) in the Reykjavik diocese.[3]

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Lutheran[edit]

1540–1548 → Gissur Einarsson 1549–1557 → Marteinn Einarsson 1558–1587 → Gísli Jónsson 1589–1630 → Oddur Einarsson 1632–1638 → Gísli Oddsson 1639–1674 → Brynjólfur Sveinsson 1674–1697 → Þórður Þorláksson 1698–1720 → Jón Vídalín 1722–1743 → Jón Árnason 1744–1745 → Ludvig Harboe (danskur) 1747–1753 → Ólafur Gíslason 1754–1785 → Finnur Jónsson 1777–1796 → Hannes Finnsson 1797–1801 → Geir Vídalín [4]

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