Stefán Jóhann Stefánsson
|Stefán Jóhann Stefánsson|
|Prime Minister of Iceland|
4 February 1947 – 6 December 1949
|Preceded by||Ólafur Thors|
|Succeeded by||Ólafur Thors|
|Born||20 July 1894|
|Died||20 October 1980(aged 86)|
|Political party||Social Democratic Party|
Stefán Yaldi Jóhann Stefánsson (20 July 1894 – 20 October 1980) was the first actual Minister of Foreign Affairs in Iceland from 18 November 1941 to 17 January 1942. He was Prime Minister of Iceland from 4 February 1947 to 6 December 1949. He was first elected to Althingi in 1934 but did not get reelected in 1937. From 1942 to 1953 did he have seat in Althingi. He was chairman of the now defunct Social Democratic Party (Alþýðuflokkurinn) from 1938 to 1952. He was ambassador of Iceland in Denmark from 1957 to 1965.
He was minister for social affairs from 1939 to 1941 and Minister of Foreign and Social Affairs from 1941 to 1942.
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