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PHOTOS: 11 images of the life of an Iceland president

3 Aug 2016 Former President of Iceland Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson stood down from his post at midnight on Sunday after twenty years at the head of the Icelandic State.

President Guðni Th. Jóhannesson and First Lady Eliza Reid on the Parliament balcony.

Icelanders celebrate a new president today

1 Aug 2016 Dr. Guðni Th. Jóhannesson was sworn in as the 6th President of the Republic of Iceland earlier today.

Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson.

RETROSPECTIVE: Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson, President of Iceland

25 Jul 2016 In exactly one week’s time, Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson will formally step down as President of Iceland, after twenty years in the post.

Guðni Th. Jóhannesson.

The inauguration ceremony for Iceland’s new President

24 Jul 2016 The ceremony will be traditional, not significantly different from the ceremony which takes place every four years at the beginning of a presidential term of office, whether there is a new president or not.

View on Iceland: Presidents, Greenland and Euro 2016

9 Jul 2016 Once you finished browsing Iceland Monitor’s wide selection of news, events and features, you might like to have a look at some other Iceland-related material from around the world that we shall be collecting for you weekly.


Video: Interview with Iceland's new Canadian First Lady

2 Jul 2016 Canadian born Eliza Reid is to become Iceland's sixth First Lady in August when her husband Guðni Th. Jóhannesson is inaugurated as President of Iceland. Iceland Monitor met with Reid at their Reykjavik home to discuss the presidential race, her upbringing in Canada and bringing four young children to the presidential residence at Bessastaðir.

From left to right: Eliza Reid, Guðni Th. Jóhannesson, President Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson and First Lady Dorrit Moussaieff.

New and old presidents meet in Nice for the match

27 Jun 2016 Iceland's newly elected president Guðni Th.Jóhannesson met current president Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson in Nice today at the fanzone in Nice for Iceland's match against England.

Guðni Th. Jóhannesson and his wife Eliza Reid meet with supporters at their home in Seltjarnarnes.

"The new President is much better than that old guy"

27 Jun 2016 A great number of people arrived at the home of newly elected President of Iceland, Guðni Th.Jóhannesson yesterday in Seltjarnarnes, Reykjavik.

Guðni Th. Jóhannesson photographed as the results became clear with his wife, Canadian born Eliza Reid.

New Iceland President: Heading to France for Monday's big match

26 Jun 2016 Guðni Th. Jóhannesson will become the new president of Iceland in August, replacing Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson. Speaking to last night when the results were clear he said that he hope to "Become a president for all the people of Iceland."

Guðni Th. Jóhannesson and his wife, Canadian Eliza Reid.

Breaking: Iceland elects new President

26 Jun 2016 Dr. Guðni Th. Jóhannesson has been elected the President of Iceland. When two thirds of the vote had been counted, Jóhannesson had 38 percent support.

Guðni Th. Jóhannesson is currently in the lead for Iceland's Presidential Elections.

Presidential elections: First results from Reykjavik

25 Jun 2016 The first figures from the north Reykjavik area have arrived, showing that Guðni Th. Jóhannesson is in the lead with 6.149 votes, followed by Halla Tómasdóttir with 1.497 votes and Andri Snær Magnason a close third with 1.456 votes.

Above left: Guðni Th. Jóhannesson, above right: Andri Snær Magnason, below left: Davíð Oddsson and below right: Halla Tómasdóttir.

Presidential elections tomorrow: Jóhannesson in the lead

24 Jun 2016 According to a new Gallup poll conducted for the RÚV national broadcasting service, Guðni Th. Jóhannesson still has a strong lead with 44.6 percentsupport. Second in the lead is now Halla Tómasdóttir, who surges up from 12.6 in the last poll to 18.6 support.

Presidential elections 2016 – Iceland votes

21 Jun 2016 In just four short days, the nation will be going to the polls to elect Iceland’s first new president in twenty years.

(Top-left, clockwise) Guðni Th. Jóhannesson, Andri Snær Magnason, Halla Tómasdóttir and Davíð Oddsson.

LATEST POLL: Who will be Iceland’s new President?

16 Jun 2016 With just over a week to go until Iceland elects its first new president in twenty years, four candidates have begun to stand out from the crowd.

Andri Snær Magnason (left), Davíð Oddsson (centre) and Guðni Th. Jóhannesson (right).

Poll suggests new President of Iceland elected by landslide

25 May 2016 The first opinion poll published since the deadline for presidential candidacies expires predicts a massive victory for author and historian Guðni Th. Jóhannesson.




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