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Guðni Th. Jóhannesson

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Guðni Th. Jóhannesson
Guðni in 2022
6th President of Iceland
Assumed office
1 August 2016
Prime MinisterSigurður Ingi Jóhannsson
Bjarni Benediktsson
Katrín Jakobsdóttir
Bjarni Benediktsson
Preceded byÓlafur Ragnar Grímsson
Succeeded byHalla Tómasdóttir (elect)
Personal details
Born
Guðni Thorlacius Jóhannesson

(1968-06-26) 26 June 1968 (age 56)
Reykjavík, Iceland
Political partyIndependent
Spouse(s)
Elín Haraldsdóttir
(m. 1995; div. 1996)

(m. 2004)
Children5
ResidenceBessastaðir
Alma materUniversity of Warwick (BA)
University of Iceland (MA)
St Antony's College, Oxford (MSt)
Queen Mary, University of London (PhD)

Guðni Thorlacius Jóhannesson (born June 26, 1968) is an independent politician who has been the President of Iceland. He became president on August 1 2016.[1] Guðni holds a PhD in history from Queen Mary University of London.

References[change | change source]

  1. Jóhannesson, Benedikt. "Inauguration of New President". icelandreview.com. Archived from the original on 1 August 2016. Retrieved 2 August 2016.
Preceded by
Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson
President of Iceland
2016-
Succeeded by
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