Emil Jónsson

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Emil Jónsson
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12th Prime Minister of Iceland
In office
23 December 1958 – 20 November 1959
PresidentÁsgeir Ásgeirsson
Preceded byHermann Jónasson
Succeeded byÓlafur Thors
Personal details
Born(1902-10-27)27 October 1902
Hafnarfjörður, Iceland
Died30 November 1986(1986-11-30) (aged 84)
Reykjavík, Iceland
Political partySocial Democratic Party
Alma materUniversity of Copenhagen

Guðmundur Emil Jónsson (27 October 1902 – 30 November 1986) was Prime Minister of Iceland from 23 December 1958 to 20 November 1959.[1]

He first became minister of Fisheries and Social affairs. He was a chairman of the Social Democratic Party (Alþýðuflokkurinn) from 1956 to 1968. He was a member of the Althingi from 1934 to 1971.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Emil Jónsson". Althingi.is.
Political offices
Preceded by
Hermann Jónasson
Prime Minister of Iceland
1958–1959
Succeeded by
Ólafur Thors