Sturla Böðvarsson

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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 Sturla.
Sturla Böðvarsson
President of the Althing
Incumbent
Assumed office
2007
President Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson
Preceded by Sólveig Pétursdóttir
Minister of Communications and Transportation
In office
1999–2007
Prime Minister Davíð Oddsson; Halldór Ásgrímsson; Geir Haarde
Preceded by Halldór Blöndal
Succeeded by Kristján L. Möller (as Minister of Communications)
Personal details
Born (1945-11-23) 23 November 1945 (age 68)
Political party Independence Party

Sturla Böðvarsson (born 23 November 1945) is an Icelandic politician who has been President of the Althing since 2007. He is a member of the Independence Party and has been a member of the Althing since 1991, from the Western Constituency from 1991 to 2003 and from the North West Constituency since 2003. From 1999 to 2007, he was Minister of Communications.[1]

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Political offices
Preceded by
Sólveig Pétursdóttir
President of the Althing
2007 – present
Incumbent
Preceded by
Halldór Blöndal
Minister of Communications and Transportation
1999–2007
Succeeded by
Kristján L. Möller
as Minister of Communications