Sveinn Björnsson

This is a Icelandic name. The last name is a patronymic, no a faimily name; this body is properly referred tae bi the gien name Sveinn.

Sveinn Björnsson (pronoonced [ˈsveitn̥ ˈpjœsːɔn]; 27 Februar 1881 – 25 Januar 1952), son o Björn Jónsson (editor an later meenister) an Elísabet Sveinsdóttir, wis the first Preses o the Republic o Iceland (1944–1952).

Sveinn Björnsson
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1st Preses o Iceland
In office
17 Juin 1944 – 25 Januar 1952
Prime MeenisterBjörn Þórðarson
Ólafur Thors
Stefán Jóhann Stefánsson
Steingrímur Steinþórsson
Precedit biChristian X (as the Keeng o Iceland)
Succeedit biÁsgeir Ásgeirsson
Personal details
Born27 Februar 1881(1881-02-27)
Copenhagen, Denmark
Dee'd25 Januar 1952(1952-01-25) (aged 70)
Reykjavík, Iceland
NaitionalityIcelandic
Spoose(s)Georgia Björnsson
Bairns6
Alma materVarsity o Copenhagen
ProfessionLawyer