2017 in Iceland

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2017
in
Iceland

Decades:
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Events in the year 2017 in Iceland.

Incumbents[edit]

Events[edit]

  • 11 January – Bjarni Benediktsson takes over as prime minister.
  • 15 September - Protests in Iceland occur over a scandal involving an undisclosed letter sent by Prime Minister Bjarni Benediktsson to pardon a criminal. Amid backlash, he calls for snap elections to be held on 28 October.
  • 28 October - Snap elections are held just one year after the previous ones.
  • 30 November - After a month of trying to form coalitions between parties, Katrín Jakobsdóttir becomes the Prime Minister of Iceland.

Deaths[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ritstjórn Kjarnans (1 February 2017). "Eiður Svanberg Guðnason látinn". Kjarninn (in Icelandic). Retrieved 5 February 2017. 
  2. ^ Ólöf Nordal Dies
  3. ^ "Andlát: Jórunn Viðar tónskáld". Morgunblaðið (in Icelandic). 28 February 2017. Retrieved 1 March 2017.