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Famous Graves in Iceland

10 records found


Bobby Fischer

9 Mar 1943 – 17 Jan 2008

Chess Grandmaster. A United States chess champion at age 14 and a...

Selfoss, Suðurland, Iceland

Jónas Hallgrímsson

16 Nov 1807 – 26 May 1845

Poet, scientist. He was born on the farm "Hraun" in Northern...

Reykjavik, Höfuðborgarsvæði, Iceland

Snorri Sturluson

1179 – 23 Sep 1241

Early Icelandic Writer, Poet, and Historian. Snorri is the son of...

Reykholt, Vesturland, Iceland

Halldór Kiljan Laxness

23 Apr 1902 – 8 Feb 1998

Novelist, poet, playwright. Born on the farm Laxnes near...

Reykjavik, Höfuðborgarsvæði, Iceland

Stefán Íslandi

6 Oct 1907 – 1 Jan 1994

Opera singer. Born in Northern Iceland as Stefán Guðmundsson, he...

Sauðárkrókur, Norðurland vestra, Iceland

Gunnar Gunnarsson

18 May 1889 – 21 Nov 1975

Author. His work celebrated the courage and dignity of the people...

Reykjavik, Höfuðborgarsvæði, Iceland

Jóhannes Sveinsson Kjarval

15 Oct 1885 – 13 Apr 1972

Painter. Considered one of the outstanding Icelandic painters, ...

Reykjavik, Höfuðborgarsvæði, Iceland

Jón Sigurðsson

17 Jun 1811 – 7 Dec 1879

Icelandic Politician. After school years in Reykjavík he went to...

Reykjavik, Höfuðborgarsvæði, Iceland

Tryggvi Gunnarsson

18 Oct 1835 – 21 Oct 1917

Icelandic Parliament Member. Tryggvi Gunnarsson grew up in Laufás...

Reykjavik, Höfuðborgarsvæði, Iceland

Kristian Eldjarn

6 Dec 1916 – 14 Sep 1982

3rd Iceland President. He served as the third President of the...

Reykjavik, Höfuðborgarsvæði, Iceland

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