Jón Magnússon (politician)

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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 Jón.
Jón Magnússon
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1st Prime Minister of Iceland
In office
22 March 1924 – 23 June 1926
Monarch Kristján X
Preceded by Sigurður Eggerz
Succeeded by Magnús Guðmundsson
In office
4 January 1917 – 7 March 1922
Monarch Kristján X
Preceded by Einar Arnórsson
Succeeded by Sigurður Eggerz
Personal details
Born 16 January 1859
Aðaldalur, Iceland
Died 23 June 1926 (aged 57)
Neskaupstaður, Iceland
Political party Conservative Party
Spouse(s) Þóra Jónsdóttir

Jón Magnússon (January 16, 1859 – June 23, 1926) was an Icelandic politician, and was Prime Minister of Iceland on two occasions. He served his first term, as a member of the Home Rule Party (Heimastjórnarflokkurinn), from 4 January 1917 to 7 March 1922. He served his second term, as a member of the Conservative Party (Íhaldsflokkurinn, a forerunner of the Independence Party), from 22 March 1924 to 23 June 1926.


Political offices
Preceded by
Einar Arnórsson
Prime Minister of Iceland
(first term)

Succeeded by
Sigurður Eggerz
Preceded by
Sigurður Eggerz
Prime Minister of Iceland
(second term)

Succeeded by
Magnús Guðmundsson