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Jˇn Sigur­sson
Birth: Jun. 17, 1811, Iceland
Death: Dec. 7, 1879
Syddanmark, Denmark

Icelandic Politician. After school years in ReykjavÝk he went to Denmark in 1833 to study at the Copenhagen University. He was the key figure in the movement for Iceland's independence from Denmark, and when the Icelandic parliament, the Althing, was re-established in 1845 he became its president. Although living in Copenhagen right up to his death he was member of the Althing from 1845 to 1879, staying in Iceland only when the Althing was in session 6 weeks every two years. His birthday is Iceland's national day. (bio by: Erik Skytte) 
Hˇlavallagar­ur Cemetery
H÷fu­borgarsvŠ­i, Iceland
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Originally Created by: Erik Skytte
Record added: Jun 17, 2007
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Jˇn Sigur­sson
Added by: Erik Skytte
Jˇn Sigur­sson
Added by: Erik Skytte
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