Stefán Jóhann Stefánsson
He was first elected as a member of the Althing in 1934 , but was not re-elected in 1937. He then had a seat in the Icelandic parliament from 1942 to 1953. From 1938 to 1952 he was the chairman of the Social Democratic Party ( Alþýðuflokkurinn ). From November 18, 1941 to January 17, 1942 he was Iceland's Foreign Minister .
From February 4, 1947 to December 6, 1949 he was the second Icelandic Prime Minister of the Republic of Iceland. His predecessor and successor in this office was Ólafur Thors of the Independence Party ( Sjálfstæðisflokkur ).
|SURNAME||Stefán Jóhann Stefánsson|
|ALTERNATIVE NAMES||Stefán Yaldi Jóhann Stefánsson (full name); Stefánsson, Stefán Yaldi Jóhann|
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||Icelandic politician|
|DATE OF BIRTH||July 20, 1894|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Eyjafjordur|
|DATE OF DEATH||20th October 1980|