• Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson

    Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson

    Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson (Icelandic: [ˈouːlavʏr ˈraknar ˈkrimsɔn] ( listen ); born 14 May 1943) is an Icelandic politician who was President of Iceland from 1996 to 2016. He was first elected in 1996, and was elected unopposed for a second term in 2000. Ólafur was re-elected for a third term in 2004 (with opposition), for a fourth term in 2008 (unopposed), and for a record fifth and final term in 2012 (with opposition).

  • Grímsson

    Grímsson is a surname of Icelandic origin, meaning son of Grímur. In Icelandic names, the name is not strictly a surname, but a patronymic. The name refers to:

  • Stefán Hörður Grímsson

    Stefán Hörður Grímsson (31 March 1919, Hafnarfjörður – 18 September 2002, Reykjavík ) was an Icelandic modernist, one of the Atom Poets. His first book of poetry came out in 1946, but he gained attention for his second book of poems in 1951; he published a third book of poetry in 1970.

  • Valdimar Grímsson

    Valdimar Grímsson (born 5 December 1965) is an Icelandic former handball player who competed in the 1992 Summer Olympics.

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