Jógvan Sundstein

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Jógvan Sundstein
Prime Minister of the Faroe Islands
In office
1989–1991
Preceded by Atli P. Dam
Succeeded by Atli P. Dam
Personal details
Born (1933-05-25) May 25, 1933 (age 81)
Tórshavn, Streymoy, Faroe Islands
Political party Fólkaflokkurin

Jógvan Sundstein (born May 25, 1933) is a Faroese politician and member of the Faroese People's Party.

Jógvan is the son of Johanna Malena (born Jensen) and Hans Jacob Matras Sundstein from Tórshavn. He is married to Lydia (born Marsten) from Klaksvík.

Jógvan Sundstein is a certified accountant and was a member of numerous boards of directors. In 1979 he was elected to the Løgting for the first time. He was the speaker of the Løgting from 1980 to 1984 and 1988 to 1989. He was Prime Minister of the Faroe Islands (Løgmaður) from 1989 to 1991 and was a minister from 1991 to 1993.

In 2008 Sundstein published his memoirs, becoming the first Faroese politician to do so.[1]

He has lived in Holbæk, Denmark since 2003.

Works[edit]

  • Frá barnaárum ungu til lívsins heystartíð. Stiðin 2008

References[edit]

  • Løgtingið 150 - Hátíðarrit. Tórshavn 2002, Volume 2, p. 351 (PDF-Download)

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ portal.fo: Sundstein skrivar søgu, June 2, 2008. ("Sundstein writes history")