The Movement (Iceland)

The Movement (Icelandic: Hreyfingin) was a political movement in Iceland. It had three members of parliament in the Icelandic Parliament, the Althing. All of them were former Citizens' Movement (CM) MPs.

The Movement

ChairpersonBirgitta Jónsdóttir
Vice-chairpersonÞór Saari
Founded18 September 2009 (2009-09-18)
Dissolved18 March 2012 (2012-03-18)
Split fromCitizens' Movement
Succeeded byDawn
Seats in Parliament
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The original Citizen's Movement had four members of parliament. However, since one MP, Þráinn Bertelsson, had already left the party in the summer of 2009, none remain.[1] On March 18 2012, it merged with Citizens' Movement and the Liberal Party to form a new political party called Dawn.[2]


  1. ^ "Civic Movement MPs Found New Party". IcelandReview. 21 September 2009. Retrieved 6 March 2010.
  2. ^ "Her name shall be Dawn" (in Icelandic). Rú 18 March 2012. Retrieved 10 February 2013.

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