|Prime Minister of the Faroe Islands|
19 November 1968 – 12 December 1970
|Preceded by||Peter Mohr Dam|
|Succeeded by||Atli Dam|
15 December 1950 – 8 January 1959
|Preceded by||Andrass Samuelsen|
|Succeeded by||Peter Mohr Dam|
|Born||12 February 1895|
Tórshavn, Streymoy, Faroe Islands
|Died||20 November 1984 (aged 89)|
Tvøroyri, Suðuroy, Faroe Islands
Kristian Djurhuus was the son of Elin (born Larsen) from Porkeri and Hans Andreas Djurhuus (master carpenter from Tórshavn).
He was the chairman of the town council of Froðba from 1926 to 1930 and was a regular member from 1930 to 1934. He was a member of the Løgting from 1932 to 1962 and from 1966 to 1970 and was its speaker during the British occupation of the Faroe Islands in World War II.
The biggest crisis during Djurhuus tenure was the doctors' disputes of Klaksvík (1952–1956) which resulted in an attack on Djurhuus on November 20, 1955 when an unknown gunman shot at his house. Djurhuus was not injured.