Andras Guttormsson

Andras Guttormsson, (c. 1490 to 1544), was, from 1531 to 1544, lawman (prime minister) of the Faroe Islands.

Andras Guttormsson
Lawman of the Faroe Islands
In office
1531–1544
Preceded byTórmóður Sigurðsson
Succeeded byGuttormur Andrasson
Personal details
Born1490 (1490)
Norway
Died1544 (1545)
NationalityFaroese
ChildrenGuttormur Andrasson (son)

Andras Guttormsson lived in Kálgarður, Sumba, Faroe Islands, but came from Norway. Andras Guttormsson was the father of Guttormur Andrasson, who followed him in the post.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Tórmóður Sigurðsson
Lawman of the Faroe Islands
1531-1544
Succeeded by
Guttormur Andrasson
  • G.V.C. Young's textbook Færøerne – fra vikingetiden til reformationen, 1982
  • Løgtingið 150 – Hátíðarrit. Tórshavn 2002, Bind 2, S. 366. (Avsnitt Føroya løgmenn fram til 1816) (PDF-Download)