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Jón Magnússon (politician)

Sigurður Eggerz Prime Minister of Iceland Ólafur Thors
Jón Magnússon
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1st Prime Minister of Iceland
In office
22 March 1924 – 23 June 1926
MonarchKristján X
Preceded bySigurður Eggerz
Succeeded byMagnús Guðmundsson
In office
4 January 1917 – 7 March 1922
MonarchKristján X
Preceded byEinar Arnórsson
Succeeded bySigurður Eggerz
Personal details
Born16 January 1859
Aðaldalur, Iceland
Died23 June 1926 (aged 67)
Neskaupstaður, Iceland
Political partyConservative 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. He served as speaker of the Althing from 1913 to 1914.[1]

References

  1. ^ "Þingmenn". Alþingi.