Ambassador of Iceland to the Soviet Union

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Ambassador of Iceland to the Soviet Union
Sendiherra Íslands í Sovétríkjunum
Inaugural holder Pétur Benediktsson
Formation 21 January 1944
Final holder Ólafur Egilsson
Abolished 8 December 1991
Succession Ambassador of Iceland to Russia

Iceland's first ambassador to the Soviet Union was Pétur Benediktsson in 1944. Iceland's last ambassador to the Soviet Union was Ólafur Egilsson in 1991.

List of ambassadors[edit]

# Name Appointment Termination of mission
1 Pétur Benediktsson 21 January 1944 30 January 1951
2 Helgi P. Briem 30 January 1951 11 September 1953
3 Pétur Thorsteinsson 11 September 1953 1 January 1961
4 Kristinn Guðmundsson 1 January 1961 31 December 1967
5 Oddur Guðjónsson 1 January 1968 8 October 1974
6 Hannes Jónsson 8 October 1974 18 July 1980
7 Haraldur Kröyer 18 July 1980 31 January 1985
8 Páll Ásgeir Tryggvason 31 January 1985 13 January 1987
9 Tómas Á. Tómasson 13 January 1987 17 January 1990
10 Ólafur Egilsson 17 January 1990 8 December 1991

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