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Eldjarn, Kristjan

Born: 1916 AD
Died: 1982 AD, at 65 years of age.

Nationality: Unknown
Categories: Politician


1916 - Born on the 6th of December.

1947 - He served as a director of the The National Museum of Iceland.

1957 - He was awarded a doctorate for his research into pagan burials in Iceland.

1966 - He hosted a series of educational TV programs on the Icelandic National Television.

1968 - He served as a 3rd president of  Iceland.

1972 - He was re-elected as a president of  Iceland.

1976 - He decided not to run for another term as a president.

1982 - He died on the 14th of September in Reykjavik, Iceland.


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