Gunnar Bragi Sveinsson

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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 Gunnar.
Gunnar Bragi Sveinsson
Gunnar Bragi Sveinsson at the Pentagon 2014.jpg
Minister for Foreign Affairs
Assumed office
23 May 2013
Prime Minister Sigmundur Davíð Gunnlaugsson
Preceded by Össur Skarphéðinsson
Personal details
Born 9 June 1968
Sauðárkrókur, Iceland
Political party Progressive Party

Gunnar Bragi Sveinsson (born 9 June 1968) is an Icelandic politician for the progressive party.

He is a member of the Althingi (Iceland's parliament) for the Progressive Party for the Northwest of Iceland constituency since 2009. He was the Chairman of the Progressive Party parliamentary group 2009–2013.[1] On 23 May 2013 Gunnar Bragi was appointed the Minister for Foreign Affairs.[2]


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Political offices
Preceded by
Össur Skarphéðinsson
Minister for Foreign Affairs
2013 – present
Succeeded by