Edmund Esbern Johannes Joensen (born 19 September 1944 in Oyri on Eysturoy) is a Faroese politician, who was the Prime Minister of the Faroe Islands from 1994 to 1998. He is currently a member of the Danish Folketing, serving as one of two Faroese seats in parliament. He is a member of the Union Party.
|Prime Minister of the Faroe Islands|
15 September 1994 – 15 May 1998
|Preceded by||Marita Petersen|
|Succeeded by||Anfinn Kallsberg|
|Speaker of the Løgting|
|Preceded by||Finnbogi Ísakson|
|Succeeded by||Hergeir Nielsen|
|Member of the Folketing|
|Assumed office |
5 June 2019
13 November 2007 – 18 June 2015
21 September 1994 – 11 March 1998
|Member of the Løgting|
17 November 1988 – 29 October 2011
1 September 2015 – 31 August 2019
|Leader of Sambandsflokkurin|
|Born||19 September 1944|
|Spouse(s)||Edfríð Joensen (née Johannesen)|
He was first elected to the Løgting in 1988, and remained in parliament until 2011. He was Prime Minister from 1994 to 1998, speaker of the parliament from 2002 to 2008, and member of the Danish Folketing from 1994 to 1998 and again from 2007 to 2015, and again from 2019. The Faroe Islands elect two members to the Danish Folketing. He returned to the Løgting from 2015 to 2019.
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