Sigmundur Davíð Gunnlaugsson

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Sigmundur Davíð Gunnlaugsson
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Prime Meenister o Iceland
In office
23 Mey 2013 – 5 Aprile 2016
PresesÓlafur Ragnar Grímsson
Precedit biJóhanna Sigurðardóttir
Succeedit biSigurður Ingi Jóhannsson (actin)
Member o the Althing
Assumed office
25 Aprile 2009
Personal details
Born (1975-03-12) 12 Mairch 1975 (age 44)
Reykjavík, Iceland
Poleetical pairtyProgressive Pairty
Spoose(s)Anna Sigurlaug Pálsdóttir
Bairns1
Alma materVarsity o Iceland
Varsity o Cambridge
This is a Icelandic name. The last name is a patronymic, no a faimily name; this body is properly referred tae bi the gien name Sigmundur Davíð.

Sigmundur Davíð Gunnlaugsson (Icelandic pronunciation: [ˈsɪɣmʏntʏr ˈtaːvið ˈkʏnløyxsɔn]; born 12 Mairch 1973) is an Icelandic politeecian wha wis Prime Meenister o Iceland frae Mey 2013 tae Aprile 2016.

Following the release o the Panama Papers, he annoonced on 5 Aprile 2016 that he would tak temporary leave frae the office o Prime Meenister.[1]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Nae resigned, as statit in previous reports.
    • "Confusion in Iceland as PM says he did not resign". RT International (in Inglis). Retrieved 6 April 2016.
    • "Iceland's prime minister claims he did not resign". POLITICO (in Inglis).
    • "Prime Minister has not resigned – sends press release to international media". icelandmonitor.mbl.is.
    • Henley, Jon (5 April 2016). "Iceland PM steps aside after protests over Panama Papers revelations". The Guardian (in Inglis).
    • "Iceland PM not resigning, just resting". The Independent (in Inglis).