Steingrímur Steinþórsson

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Steingrímur Steinþórsson
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11th Prime Minister of Iceland
In office
14 March 1950 – 11 September 1953
PresidentSveinn Björnsson
Ásgeir Ásgeirsson
Preceded byÓlafur Thors
Succeeded byÓlafur Thors
Personal details
Born(1893-02-12)12 February 1893
Álftagerði, Iceland
Died14 November 1966(1966-11-14) (aged 73)
Political partyProgressive Party
Alma materUniversity of Copenhagen

Steingrímur Steinþórsson (12 February 1893 – 14 November 1966) was Icelandic politician. He served as speaker of the Althing from 1949 to 1950.[1] He served as Prime Minister of Iceland from 14 March 1950 to 11 September 1953. He was a member of the Interim Triumvirate (acting head of state) from 26 January to 31 July 1952, and was a member of the Progressive Party, though never its chairman.

He served as Minister of Agriculture and Social Affairs from 1953 to 1956.


  1. ^ "Þingmenn". Alþingi.