Árni Johnsen

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Árni Johnsen (born 1 March 1944) is an Icelandic politician from Vestmannaeyjar, representing the Independence Party in the Althing as a member of the South Constituency. In 2001 he was convicted of paying for personal property using government accounts and sentenced to two years in prison.[1] After his release, he was re-elected. He annually leads singalongs at the festival Þjóðhátíð.[2]

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  1. ^ Árni Johnsen ósáttur við að vera kallaður stórslys
  2. ^ The Reyjavik Grapevine, July 25th - August 7th, 2003 "The highlight has always been the slope singalong, hosted by politician and artist Árni Johnsen, sort of Iceland´s Jeffrey Archer, who is currently in jail for corruption, but his release might be secured in time"

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