Guðmundur Steingrímsson

Guðmundur Steingrímsson (born 28 October 1972) is an Icelandic politician. He is the son and grandson of former Icelandic Prime Ministers Steingrímur Hermannsson and Hermann Jónasson.[1]

Guðmundur Steingrímsson
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Member of the Althing
In office
2009–2016
ConstituencyNorthwest
(2009–2013)
Southwest (2013–2016)
Leader of the Bright Future
In office
4 February 2012 – 31 January 2015
Preceded bynew position
Succeeded byÓttarr Proppé
Personal details
Born (1972-10-28) 28 October 1972 (age 48)
Reykjavík, Iceland
Political partySocial Democratic Alliance (formerly)
Progressive Party (2009–2012)
Bright Future (2013–present)
Spouse(s)Alexia Bjorg Jóhannesdóttir
Marta María Jónsdóttir (divorced)
Alma materKatholieke Universiteit Leuven
Uppsala University
Oxford University

CareerEdit

Guðmundur was a member of the Althing for Southwest Constituency from 2013 to 2016, as a member of Bright Future. He was previously elected for the Northwest Constituency in 2009,[2] as a member of the Progressive Party, the party of his father and grandfather, but later announced his resignation from the party.[3] He had previously run for office from a different constituency as a member of the Social Democratic Alliance.

Guðmundur is a musician and published author. He has also worked in television and journalism.[citation needed]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Gudmundur Steingrimsson". The Althing. Retrieved 2011-09-07. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ "Guðmundur Steingrímsson". Fabulous Iceland. Retrieved 2011-09-07. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ "Are The Progressives Splitting Apart?". The Reykjavík Grapevine. Retrieved 2011-09-07. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)