Conservative Party (Iceland)

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Conservative Party
Íhaldsflokkurinn
Founded 1924
Dissolved 1927
Split from Citizens' Party
Succeeded by Independence Party
Politics of Iceland
Political parties
Elections

The Conservative Party (Icelandic: Íhaldsflokkurinn) was a conservative political party in Iceland between 1924 and 1929.

History[edit]

The party was established in 1924 by a majority of the members of the Citizens' Party.[1] It won the 1926 Upper House elections and the 1927 parliamentary elections, in which it received 42.% of the vote.

In 1929 it merged with the Liberal Party to form the Independence Party.[1]

Ideology[edit]

The party supported the full independence of Iceland and separation from the Danish crown.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Vincent E McHale (1983) Political parties of Europe, Greenwood Press, p520 ISBN 0-313-23804-9