Einar Arnórsson

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This is an Icelandic name. The last name is a patronymic, not a family name; this person is properly referred to by the given name Einar.
Einar Arnórsson
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Minister for Iceland
In office
4 May 1915 – 4 January 1917
Preceded by Sigurður Eggerz
Succeeded by Jón Magnússon
Personal details
Born (1880-02-24)24 February 1880
Died 29 March 1955(1955-03-29) (aged 75)
Political party Independence Party (historical) (þversum faction)
Independence Party (modern)

Einar Arnórsson (24 February 1880 – 29 March 1955) was Minister for Iceland from 4 May 1915 to 4 January 1917. Einar graduated in Laws from the University of Copenhagen in 1906. He was elected to Althingi and sat there in 1914–1919 and 1931–1932 for the Independence party. He was Minister of Education and Justice during Björn Þórðarson's government in 1942–1944. He was professor in Law at the University of Iceland from 1911 to 1915 and again after leaving office as Minister for Iceland from 1917 to 1922. He was a Supreme Court Judge in 1932–1942 and again in 1944–1945. He was president of the University of Iceland in 1918–1919 and 1929–1930. For a short time he was father-in-law to Halldór Laxness. He was editor of Ísafold and Morgunblaðið in 1919–1920.