Jógvan Heinason

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Jógvan Heinason (1541–1602) was First Minister of the Faroe Islands from 1572 to 1583.

Jógvan Heinason was the son of the Norwegian priest Heine Havreki and a Faroese women, Herborg from Húsavík. The son of Heinason's Norwegian step mother, and Heinasons half brother, is the Faroe Islands' most famous seafarer, Magnus Heinason.

References[edit]

  • G.V.C. Young's textbook Færøerne - fra vikingetiden til reformationen, 1982
  • Løgtingið 150 - Hátíðarrit. Tórshavn 2002, Bind 2, S. 366. (Avsnitt Føroya løgmenn fram til 1816) (PDF-Download)
Political offices
Preceded by
Guttormur Andrasson
Prime Minister of the Faroe Islands
1572-1583
Succeeded by
Ísak Guttormsson