Famous People From Iceland
Bobby FischerBobby Fischer
09 March 1943
Chess Grandmaster
Hafþór Júlíus BjörnssonHafþór Júlíus Björnsson
26 November 1988
Strongman

Leif EriksonLeif Erikson
0970 AD
First European to reach North America

Gylfi Sigurðsson Gylfi Sigurðsson
08 September 1989
Football Player

Stefán Karl StefánssonStefán Karl Stefánsson
10 July 1975
Actor

Erik the RedErik the Red
0950 AD
First permanent European settler in Greenland
Magnús SchevingMagnús Scheving
10 November 1964
Writer

Jon Pall SigmarssonJon Pall Sigmarsson
28 April 1960
Strongman, Bodybuilder

Ólafur ArnaldsÓlafur Arnalds
03 November 1986
Musician
Bjarni TryggvasonBjarni Tryggvason
21 September 1945
Astronaut

Einar JónssonEinar Jónsson
11 May 1874
Icelandic sculptor
Jóhann JóhannssonJóhann Jóhannsson
19 September 1969
Composer

Ólafur Darri ÓlafssonÓlafur Darri Ólafsson
13 March 1973
Actor

Eiður GuðjohnsenEiður Guðjohnsen
15 September 1978
Icelandic footballer

Gunnar NelsonGunnar Nelson
28 July 1988
Mixed martial artist

Daði FreyrDaði Freyr
30 June 1992
Musician
Thorfinn KarlsefniThorfinn Karlsefni
0980 AD
Explorer

Magnus MagnussonMagnus Magnusson
12 October 1929
Journalist

Snorri SturlusonSnorri Sturluson
1179 AD
Historian

Magnús Ver MagnússonMagnús Ver Magnússon
22 April 1963
Sportsperson, Powerlifter
Jóhannes Haukur JóhannessonJóhannes Haukur Jóhannesson
26 February 1980
Actor

JónsiJónsi
23 April 1975
Musician
Tómas LemarquisTómas Lemarquis
03 August 1977
Actor

Egill SkallagrímssonEgill Skallagrímsson
0910 AD
Poet

Baltasar KormakurBaltasar Kormakur
27 February 1966
Actor
Jóhann Berg GuðmundssonJóhann Berg Guðmundsson
27 October 1990
Icelandic footballer

Vladimir AshkenazyVladimir Ashkenazy
06 July 1937
Pianist, Conductor, Composer
Kolbeinn SigþórssonKolbeinn Sigþórsson
14 March 1990
Icelandic footballer

SjónSjón
27 August 1962
Poet

Aron GunnarssonAron Gunnarsson
22 April 1989
Association football player
Benedikt MagnússonBenedikt Magnússon
06 April 1983
strongman, powerlifter

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Björn Hlynur HaraldssonBjörn Hlynur Haraldsson
08 December 1974
Actor
Ingvar Eggert SigurðssonIngvar Eggert Sigurðsson
22 November 1963
Actor

Aron JóhannssonAron Jóhannsson
10 November 1990
Association football player

Eysteinn SigurðarsonEysteinn Sigurðarson
Actor

Halldór LaxnessHalldór Laxness
23 April 1902
Icelandic writer
Alfreð FinnbogasonAlfreð Finnbogason
01 February 1989
Icelandic footballer
Jón GnarrJón Gnarr
02 January 1967
Actor

Atli ÖrvarssonAtli Örvarsson
07 July 1970
Composer

Ragnar ÞórhallssonRagnar Þórhallsson
06 March 1987
Musician

Gísli Örn GarðarssonGísli Örn Garðarsson
15 December 1973
Actor
Björn Bergmann SigurðarsonBjörn Bergmann Sigurðarson
26 February 1991
Icelandic footballer

Hermann HreiðarssonHermann Hreiðarsson
11 July 1974
Association football player, Association football

Birkir BjarnasonBirkir Bjarnason
27 May 1988
Association football player

Ólafur Ragnar GrímssonÓlafur Ragnar Grímsson
14 May 1943
President

Arnaldur IndriðasonArnaldur Indriðason
28 January 1961
Writer
Jón Daði BöðvarssonJón Daði Böðvarsson
25 May 1992
Icelandic footballer

Eyþór GuðjónssonEyþór Guðjónsson
05 February 1968
Actor
Ari EldjárnAri Eldjárn
05 September 1981
Comedian

Arnór Ingvi TraustasonArnór Ingvi Traustason
30 April 1993
Icelandic footballer

Stony BlydenStony Blyden
09 March 1993
Actor
Ragnar SigurðssonRagnar Sigurðsson
19 June 1986
association football player

Bubbi MorthensBubbi Morthens
06 June 1956
Singer
Orri Páll DýrasonOrri Páll Dýrason
04 July 1977
Musician

Sveinn BjörnssonSveinn Björnsson
27 February 1881
President

Hörður Björgvin MagnússonHörður Björgvin Magnússon
11 February 1993
Icelandic footballer

Ásgeir TraustiÁsgeir Trausti
01 July 1992
Singer-songwriter

Fiann PaulFiann Paul
1980 AD
Explorer
Kjartan SveinssonKjartan Sveinsson
02 January 1978
Musician, Banjoist

Aron PálmarssonAron Pálmarsson
19 July 1990
Handball player

Ragnar KjartanssonRagnar Kjartansson
1976 AD
Artist

Brynjar LeifssonBrynjar Leifsson
11 September 1990
Musician
Viðar Örn KjartanssonViðar Örn Kjartansson
11 March 1990
Footballer

Kristján EldjárnKristján Eldjárn
06 December 1916
President
Gunnar HámundarsonGunnar Hámundarson
0945 AD
Leader

Baltasar Breki SamperBaltasar Breki Samper
22 July 1989
Actor

Hilmar Örn HilmarssonHilmar Örn Hilmarsson
23 April 1958
Musician
Jóhann K. PéturssonJóhann K. Pétursson
09 February 1913
Actor

Einar Örn BenediktssonEinar Örn Benediktsson
29 October 1962
Singer
Geir HaardeGeir Haarde
08 April 1951
Former Prime Minister of Iceland

Davíð OddssonDavíð Oddsson
17 January 1948
Former Prime Minister of Iceland

Emil HallfreðssonEmil Hallfreðsson
29 June 1984
Association football player
Daníel Ágúst HaraldssonDaníel Ágúst Haraldsson
26 August 1969
Singer

Helgi BjörnssonHelgi Björnsson
10 July 1958
Actor
Paul OscarPaul Oscar
16 March 1970
Singer-songwriter

Róbert Ragnar SpanóRóbert Ragnar Spanó
27 August 1972
Jurist

Peter RonsonPeter Ronson
22 April 1934
Actor

Darri IngólfssonDarri Ingólfsson
22 December 1979
Actor
Ágúst Ævar GunnarssonÁgúst Ævar Gunnarsson
22 September 1976
Drummer
Ásgeir ÁsgeirssonÁsgeir Ásgeirsson
13 May 1894
Former President of Iceland

Jón SigurdssonJón Sigurdsson
17 June 1811
Political Leader

Gunnar GunnarssonGunnar Gunnarsson
18 May 1889
Author

Júníus MeyvantJúníus Meyvant
05 September 1982
Singer
Sæmundr fróðiSæmundr fróði
1056 AD
Priest

Martin HermannssonMartin Hermannsson
16 September 1994
Basketball player

Andri Snær MagnasonAndri Snær Magnason
14 July 1973
Writer

Arnór Dan ArnarsonArnór Dan Arnarson
29 July 1985
Musician

Hallgrímur PéturssonHallgrímur Pétursson
1614 AD
Poet
Örlygur Aron SturlusonÖrlygur Aron Sturluson
21 May 1981
Basketball player

Alexander PeterssonAlexander Petersson
02 July 1980
Handball player
Jón ArasonJón Arason
1484 AD
Poet

Pétur GuðmundssonPétur Guðmundsson
30 October 1958
Basketball player
Guðjón Valur SigurðssonGuðjón Valur Sigurðsson
08 August 1979
Handball player
Jónas HallgrímssonJónas Hallgrímsson
16 November 1807
Poet