Hákun Djurhuus

Hákun Djurhuus (11 December 1908 – 22 September 1987) was the prime minister of the Faroe Islands from 1963 to 1967. He was born in Tórshavn.

Hákun Djurhuus
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Prime Minister of the Faroe Islands
In office
4 January 1963 – 12 January 1967
MonarchFrederick IX
Preceded byPeter Mohr Dam
Succeeded byPeter Mohr Dam
Personal details
Born11 December 1908
Tórshavn, Streymoy
Died22 September 1987 (aged 78)
Tórshavn, Streymoy
Political partyFólkaflokkurin
SpouseHjørdis Djurhuus (née Kamban)

He was first elected to the Løgting in 1946 and was its speaker 1950–1951. He was member of the town council of Klaksvík from 1946 to 1951, mayor of Klaksvík from 1950 to 1951. He was chairman of the Peoples Party (Fólkaflokkurin) from 1951 to 1980.

He was minister from 1951 to 1954 and Prime Minister from 1963 to 1967. He was member of the Folketing, elected as one of two Faroese members in the periods 1957–1960 and 1968–1973.

Djurhuus withdrew from politics after the 1980 elections.

He died on 22 September 1987.

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Political offices
Preceded by Prime Minister of the Faroe Islands
Succeeded by