Minister of Statistics Iceland

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The Minister of Statistics Iceland (Icelandic: Ráðherra Hagstofu Íslands) was the head of Statistics Iceland from 1 January 1970, when the law of 1969 on the Cabinet of Iceland took effect, to 1 January 2008, when Statistics Iceland became an independent government agency.[1]

List of ministers[edit]

Minister Took office Left office Duration Party Cabinet
1 Vertical placeholder.png Magnús Jónsson
(1919–1984)
1 January 1970 10 July 1970 1 years, 6 month, 13 days
(559 days)
IP Bjarni Benediktsson
10 July 1970 14 July 1971 Jóhann Hafstein
2 Vertical placeholder.png Magnús Torfi Ólafsson
(1923–1998)
14 July 1971 28 August 1974 3 years, 1 month, 14 days
(1141 days)
ULL Ólafur Jóhannesson I
3 Vertical placeholder.png Geir Hallgrímsson
(1925–1990)
28 August 1974 1 September 1978 4 years, 4 days
(1465 days)
IP Geir Hallgrímsson
4 Vertical placeholder.png Ólafur Jóhannesson
(1913–1984)
1 September 1978 15 October 1979 1 year, 1 month, 14 days
(409 days)
PP Ólafur Jóhannesson II
5 Vertical placeholder.png Sighvatur Kristinn Björgvinsson
(1942–)
15 October 1979 8 February 1980 3 months, 24 days
(116 days)
SDP Benedikt Gröndal
6 Vertical placeholder.png Gunnar Thoroddsen
(1910–1983)
8 February 1980 26 May 1983 3 years, 3 months, 18 days
(1203 days)
IP Gunnar Thoroddsen
7 Vertical placeholder.png Matthías Árni Mathiesen
(1931–2011)
26 May 1983 16 October 1985 2 years, 4 months, 20 days
(874 days)
IP Steingrímur Hermannsson I
8 Thorsteinn Palsson.JPG Þorsteinn Pálsson
(1947–)
16 October 1985 8 July 1987 1 years, 8 months, 22 days
(630 days)
IP
9 Jon Sigurdsson, verkstallande direktor Nordiska Investeringsbanken (NIB)(Bilden ar tagen vid Nordiska radets session i Oslo, 2003).jpg Jón Sigurðsson
(1941–)
8 July 1987 28 September 1988 1 year, 2 months, 20 days
(448 days)
SDP Þorsteinn Pálsson
10 Vertical placeholder.png Steingrímur Hermannsson
(1928–2010)
28 September 1988 10 September 1989 11 months, 13 days
(347 days)
PP Steingrímur Hermannsson II
11 Vertical placeholder.png Edvard Júlíus Sólnes
(1937–)
10 September 1989 23 February 1990 5 months, 13 days
(166 days)
CP Steingrímur Hermannsson III
(10) Vertical placeholder.png Steingrímur Hermannsson
(1928–2010)
23 February 1990 30 April 1991 1 year, 2 months, 7 days
(431 days)
PP
12 David Oddsson.jpg Davíð Oddsson
(1948–)
30 April 1991 23 April 1995 14 years, 4 months, 28 days
(5264 days)
IP Davíð Oddsson I
23 April 1995 28 May 1999 Davíð Oddsson II
28 May 1999 23 May 2003 Davíð Oddsson III
23 May 2003 15 September 2004 Davíð Oddsson IV
15 September 2004 27 September 2005 Halldór Ásgrímsson
13 Islands statsminister Halldor Asgrimsson.jpg Halldór Ásgrímsson
(1947–)
27 September 2005 15 June 2006 8 months, 19 days
(261 days)
PP
14 Geir Haarde 2006-Oct-11.JPG Geir Haarde
(1951–)
15 June 2006 24 May 2007 1 year, 6 months, 17 days
(565 days)
IP Geir Haarde I
24 May 2007 1 January 2008 Geir Haarde II

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Starfsemi" [Operation] (in Icelandic). Statistics Iceland. Retrieved 24 October 2012. 

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