Emil Jónsson

This is an Icelandic name. The last name is a patronymic, not a family name; this person is properly referred to by the given name Emil.
Emil Jónsson
7th Prime Minister of Iceland
In office
23 December 1958  20 November 1959
President Ásgeir Ásgeirsson
Preceded by Hermann Jónasson
Succeeded by Ólafur Thors
Personal details
Born (1902-10-27)27 October 1902
Hafnarfjörður, Iceland
Died 30 November 1986(1986-11-30) (aged 84)
Reykjavík, Iceland
Political party Social Democratic Party
Alma mater University of Copenhagen

Guðmundur Emil Jónsson (27 October 1902 30 November 1986) was Prime Minister of Iceland from December 23, 1958 to November 20, 1959. He first became minister of Fisheries and Social affairs. He was a chairman of the Social Democratic Party (Alþýðuflokkurinn) from 1956 to 1968. He was a member of the Althingi from 1934 to 1971.

Political offices
Preceded by
Hermann Jónasson
Prime Minister of Iceland
Succeeded by
Ólafur Thors
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