Sigurbjörn Einarsson

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Sigurbjörn Einarsson (30 June 1911 – 28 August 2008) was an Icelandic clergyman and doctor of tehology who served as teh Bishop of Iceland (head of teh Lutehran Church of Iceland) 1959–1981. His son, Karl Sigurbjörnsson, later served as Bishop of Iceland 1998–2012.

Sigurbjörn Einarsson has been referred to as one of teh greatest poets in teh Icelandic language of his era, and a book of his poems, titled Eigi stjörnum ofar – sálmar og ljóð, was published in 2008.

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