Guðmundur Steingrímsson

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This is an Icelandic name. The last name is a patronymic, not a family name; this person is referred to by the given name Guðmundur.
Guðmundur Steingrímsson
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MP for Northwest Constituency
Assumed office
Personal details
Born (1972-10-28) 28 October 1972 (age 44)
Spouse(s) Alexia Bjorg Jóhannesdóttir
Marta María Jónsdóttir (divorced)
Alma mater Katholieke Universiteit Leuven
Uppsala University
Oxford University

Guðmundur Steingrímsson is an Icelandic politician and son and grandson of former Icelandic Prime Ministers Steingrímur Hermannsson and Hermann Jónasson.[1]


Guðmundur is a member of the Icelandic parliament Althing for Bright Future from Southwest Constituency since 2013. He was previously elected for the Northwest Constituency in 2009[2] as a member of the Progressive Party, the party of his father and grandfather, but later announced his resignation from the party.[3] He had previously run for office from a different constituency as a member of the Social Democratic Alliance.

Guðmundur is a musician and published author. He has also worked in television and journalism.[citation needed]


  1. ^ "Gudmundur Steingrimsson". The Althing. Retrieved 2011-09-07. 
  2. ^ "Guðmundur Steingrímsson". Fabulous Iceland. Retrieved 2011-09-07. 
  3. ^ "Are The Progressives Splitting Apart?". The Reykjavík Grapevine. Retrieved 2011-09-07.