Famous People From Iceland
Bobby FischerBobby Fischer
09 March 1943
Chess Grandmaster
Stefán Karl StefánssonStefán Karl Stefánsson
10 July 1975
Actor

Leif EriksonLeif Erikson
0970 AD
First European to reach North America

Gylfi Sigurðsson Gylfi Sigurðsson
08 September 1989
Football Player

Erik the RedErik the Red
0950 AD
First permanent European settler in Greenland

Bjarni TryggvasonBjarni Tryggvason
21 September 1945
Astronaut
Einar JónssonEinar Jónsson
11 May 1874
Icelandic sculptor

Eiður GuðjohnsenEiður Guðjohnsen
15 September 1978
Icelandic footballer

Magnús Ver MagnússonMagnús Ver Magnússon
22 April 1963
Sportsperson, Powerlifter

Aron GunnarssonAron Gunnarsson
22 April 1989
Association football player
Snorri SturlusonSnorri Sturluson
1179 AD
Historian

Vladimir AshkenazyVladimir Ashkenazy
06 July 1937
Pianist, Conductor, Composer
Benedikt MagnússonBenedikt Magnússon
06 April 1983
strongman, powerlifter

Alfreð FinnbogasonAlfreð Finnbogason
01 February 1989
Icelandic footballer

Kolbeinn SigþórssonKolbeinn Sigþórsson
14 March 1990
Icelandic footballer
Birkir BjarnasonBirkir Bjarnason
27 May 1988
Association football player

Jóhann Berg GuðmundssonJóhann Berg Guðmundsson
27 October 1990
Icelandic footballer
Aron JóhannssonAron Jóhannsson
10 November 1990
Association football player

Halldór LaxnessHalldór Laxness
23 April 1902
Icelandic writer

Arnaldur IndriðasonArnaldur Indriðason
28 January 1961
Writer
Hermann HreiðarssonHermann Hreiðarsson
11 July 1974
Association football player, Association football

Ragnar SigurðssonRagnar Sigurðsson
19 June 1986
association football player
Hörður Björgvin MagnússonHörður Björgvin Magnússon
11 February 1993
Icelandic footballer

Emil HallfreðssonEmil Hallfreðsson
29 June 1984
Association football player

Jón Daði BöðvarssonJón Daði Böðvarsson
25 May 1992
Icelandic footballer

Björn Bergmann SigurðarsonBjörn Bergmann Sigurðarson
26 February 1991
Icelandic footballer
Kjartan SveinssonKjartan Sveinsson
02 January 1978
Musician, Banjoist
Arnór Ingvi TraustasonArnór Ingvi Traustason
30 April 1993
Icelandic footballer

Geir HaardeGeir Haarde
08 April 1951
Former Prime Minister of Iceland

Sveinn BjörnssonSveinn Björnsson
27 February 1881
President

Davíð OddssonDavíð Oddsson
17 January 1948
Former Prime Minister of Iceland
Guðjón BaldvinssonGuðjón Baldvinsson
15 February 1986
Icelandic footballer

Kristján EldjárnKristján Eldjárn
06 December 1916
President

Ásgeir ÁsgeirssonÁsgeir Ásgeirsson
13 May 1894
Former President of Iceland

Halldór ÁsgrímssonHalldór Ásgrímsson
08 September 1947
Prime Minister

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Ólafur ArnaldsÓlafur Arnalds
03 November 1986
Musician, Banjoist, Composer, Record producer
Ólafur Ragnar GrímssonÓlafur Ragnar Grímsson
14 May 1943
President

Viðar Örn KjartanssonViðar Örn Kjartansson
11 March 1990
Footballer