Kristján Jónsson

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Kristján Jónsson
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Minister for Iceland
In office
14 March 1911 – 24 July 1912
Preceded by Björn Jónsson
Succeeded by Hannes Hafstein
Personal details
Born (1852-03-04)4 March 1852
Died 2 July 1926(1926-07-02) (aged 74)
Political party independent
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 Kristján.

Kristján Jónsson (4 March 1852 – 2 July 1926) was Minister for Iceland from 14 March 1911 to 24 July 1912. He was member of Althingi 1893 to 1905 and from 1908 to 1913.

He was born on the farm Gautlönd in North East Iceland and two of his brothers became politicians, Pétur (28 August 1858 – 20 January 1922, member of Althingi 1894–1922, minister of Industrial Affairs 1920–1922) and Steingrímur (27 December 1867 – 29 December 1956, member of Althingi 1906–1915). Kristján was the father in law of Sigurður Eggerz, who later took office as Minister for Iceland.