Thordur Einarsson

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Thordur Einarsson
Þórður Einarsson
Chief of Protocol in the Ministry for Foreign Affairs (Iceland)
In office
1978 – 1985
Succeeded byGunnar Pálsson
Ambassador of Iceland to Sweden
of  Iceland
to  Sweden
In office
October 15, 1987 – February 22, 1991
Preceded byBenedikt Sigurðsson Gröndal
Succeeded bySigríður Ásdís Snævarr
Personal details
BornJune 19, 1923
Reykjavík
DiedMay 12, 1997
Reykjavík
Education
  • 1941: finished in commerce from the Cooperative School
  • 1944 degree from the City of London College.
  • 1945 certified translator and court interpreter in English

Thordur Einarsson was an Icelandic Ambassador.

Career[edit]

  • From 1944 to 1950 he was employed from "Eggert Kristjánsson Ltd" and a Bridge Construction Company.
  • From 1951 to 1963 he was employed as a representative of the US embassy.
  • From 1964 to 1968 he was employed by the Ministry of Education.
  • In 1972 he entered the foreign service and represented Iceland at the Council of Europe in Strasbourg.
  • From 1973 to 1977 he was spokesperson of the foreign ministry.
  • From 1978 to 1985 he was Chief of Protocol.
  • In 1986 he was Minister Counsellor Deputy Permanent Representative to the United Nations.
  • From October 15, 1987 to February 22, 1991 he was ambassador in Stockholm, from 30 October 1987 to 8 March 1991 concurrently accredited in Hellsinki and from 4 February 1988 to 1 February 1991 concurrently accredited in Belgrade and Tirana.[1]

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