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Magnús Stefánsson

Magnús Stefánsson (born 1 October 1960) is an Icelandic politician. He has been member of the Althing (Iceland's parliament) for the Progressive Party for the West Iceland constituency (1995–99; 2001–03) and for the Northwest Iceland constituency since 2003. He has been Vice-chairman of the Progressive Party parliamentary group since 2003, and was Minister of Social Affairs from 2006 to 2007.[1]

Magnús Stefánsson
Minister of Social Affairs
In office
15 June 2006 – 24 May 2007
Prime MinisterGeir Haarde
Preceded byJón Kristjánsson
Succeeded byJóhanna Sigurðardóttir (as Minister of Social Affairs and Social Security)
Personal details
Born (1960-10-01) 1 October 1960 (age 59)
Reykjavík, Iceland
Political partyProgressive Party
Spouse(s)Sigrún Drífa Óttarsdóttir
ChildrenTwo children (b. 1987, 1991)


Political offices
Preceded by
Jón Kristjánsson
Minister of Social Affairs
Succeeded by
Jóhanna Sigurðardóttir
as Minister of Social Affairs and Social Security