Ásgeir Ásgeirsson

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Ásgeir Ásgeirsson
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2nd President of Iceland
In office
1 August 1952 – 1 August 1968
Prime MinisterHermann Jónasson
Emil Jónsson
Ólafur Thors
Bjarni Benediktsson
Ólafur Thors
Bjarni Benediktsson
Preceded bySveinn Björnsson
Succeeded byKristján Eldjárn
6th Prime Minister of Iceland
In office
3 June 1932 – 28 July 1934
MonarchKristján X
Preceded byTryggvi Þórhallsson
Succeeded byHermann Jónasson
Personal details
Born13 May 1894
Kóranesi á Mýrum, Iceland
Died15 September 1972(1972-09-15) (aged 78)
Reykjavík, Iceland
Political partyProgressive Party
Social Democratic Party
Spouse(s)Dóra Þórhallsdóttir

Ásgeir Ásgeirsson (Icelandic: [ˈausceir̥ ˈausceir̥sɔn]; 13 May 1894 – 15 September 1972) was the second President of Iceland. He was president from 1952 to 1968. He was the 6th Prime Minister of Iceland from 1932 to 1934.