Steingrímur Steinþórsson

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Steingrímur Steinþórsson
Prime Minister of Iceland
In office
March 14, 1950 – September 11, 1953
President Sveinn Björnsson
Preceded by Ólafur Thors
Succeeded by Ólafur Thors
Personal details
Born (1893-02-12)February 12, 1893
Died November 14, 1966(1966-11-14) (aged 73)
Nationality Iceland
Political party Progressive Party
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 Steingrímur .

Steingrímur Steinþórsson (February 12, 1893 - November 14, 1966) was Prime Minister of Iceland from 14 March 1950 to 11 September 1953. He was a member of the Interim Triumvirate (acting head of state) from 26 January to 31 July 1952, and was a member of the Progressive Party, though never its chairman.

He served as Minister of Agriculture and Social Affairs from 1953 to 1956.

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Preceded by
Ólafur Thors
Prime Minister of Iceland
Succeeded by
Ólafur Thors