Eygló Harðardóttir

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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 Eygló.
Eygló Harðardóttir
Eygló Harðardóttir - 60 års Nordisk Arbejdsmarked - norden.org.jpg
Minister for Social Affairs and Housing
Assumed office
23 May 2013
Prime Minister Sigmundur Davíð Gunnlaugsson
Preceded by Guðbjartur Hannesson
Personal details
Born 12 December 1972
Reykjavík, Iceland
Political party Progressive Party
Alma mater University of Stockholm
University of Iceland

Eygló Harðardóttir (born 12 December 1972) is an Icelandic politician. Since May 23, 2013, she is Minister of Social Affairs and Housing.[1] She has a degree of Art from the University of Stockholm and has studied economics at the University of Iceland. She became active in local politics 2003, for Framsóknarflokkurinn, an agrarian and centre-right party. 2008 she was elected as a representative to the Althing, the Icelandic parliament.[2]


  1. ^ [1] New Icelandic Government takes office
  2. ^ [2] Nordic Labour Journal, May 18, 2013: Iceland’s Minister of Social Affairs: The importance of writing off debts