Cabinet of Geir Hallgrímsson

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Cabinet of Geir Hallgrímsson
25th cabinet of Iceland
Date formed 28 August 1974 (1974-08-28)
Date dissolved 1 September 1978 (1978-09-01)
People and organisations
Head of state Kristján Eldjárn
Head of government Geir Hallgrímsson
Member parties
Outgoing election 1978 election
Predecessor Ólafur Jóhannesson I
Successor Ólafur Jóhannesson II

The Cabinet of Geir Hallgrímsson in Iceland was formed 28 August 1974.[1]


Inaugural cabinet: 28 August 1974 – 1 September 1978[edit]

Incumbent Minister Ministry Party
Geir Hallgrímsson Prime Minister
Prime Minister's Office
Minister of Statistics Iceland
(Ráðherra Hagstofu Íslands)
Statistics Iceland
(Hagstofa Íslands)
Einar Ágústsson Minister for Foreign Affairs
Ministry for Foreign Affairs
Gunnar Thoroddsen Minister of Industry
Ministry of Industry
Minister of Social Affairs
Ministry of Social Affairs
Halldór Eggert Sigurðsson Minister of Agriculture
Ministry of Agriculture
Minister of Communications
Ministry of Communications
Matthías Árni Mathiesen Minister of Finance
Ministry of Finance
Matthías Bjarnason Minister of Fisheries
Ministry of Fisheries
Minister of Health and Social Security
(Heilbrigðis- og tryggingamálaráðherra)
Ministry of Health and Social Security
(Heilbrigðis- og tryggingamálaráðuneytið)
Ólafur Jóhannesson Minister of Commerce
Ministry of Commerce
Minister of Justice and Ecclesiastical Affairs
(Dóms- og kirkjumálaráðherra)
Ministry of Justice and Ecclesiastical Affairs
(Dóms- og kirkjumálaráðuneytið)
Vilhjálmur Hjálmarsson Minister of Education, Science and Culture
Ministry of Education, Science and Culture

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Ráðuneyti Geirs Hallgrímssonar" [Cabinet of Geir Hallgrímsson]. Historical material (in Icelandic). Cabinet of Iceland. Retrieved 12 October 2012.