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Diplomatic Representation for Republic of Iceland

Foreign Embassies in the U.S. and Their Ambassadors
Office of the Chief of Protocol
January 8, 2015




November 14, 1941 LEGATION OPENED
November 14, 1941 Thor Thors, Appt. E.E. and M.P.
November 19, 1941 E.E. and M.P. (Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary)
November 3, 1955 Thor Thors, Appt. Amb. E. and P.
November 8, 1955 Amb. E. and P.
August 16, 1965 Petur Thorsteinsson, Appt. Amb. E. and P.
August 17, 1965 Amb. E. and P.
October 16, 1969 Magnus V. Magnusson, Amb. E. and P.
April 4, 1971 Hordur Helgason, Charge d'Affaires a.i.
September 3, 1971 Gudmundur I. Gudmundsson, Appt. Amb. E. and P.
September 21, 1971 Amb. E. and P.
February 9, 1973 Haraldur KrUyer, Appt. Amb. E. and P.
March 2, 1973 Amb. E. and P.
June 28, 1976 Hans G. Andersen, Appt.. Amb. E. and P.
July 19, 1976 Amb. E. and P.
November 20, 1986 Ingvi S. Ingvarsson, Appt.
November 24, 1986 Amb. E. and P.
December 4, 1990 Tomas A. Tomasson, Appt.
December 17, 1990 Amb. E. and P.
September 24, 1993 Einar Benediktsson
December 9, 1993 Amb. E. and P.
January 16, 1998 Jon Baldvin Hannibalsson, Appt.
March 16, 1998 Amb. E. and P.
December 6, 2002 Helgi Agustsson, Appt.
December 9, 2002 Amb. E. and P.
November 20, 2006 Albert Jonsson, Appt.
December 8, 2006 Amb. E. and P.
January 6, 2009 Hjálmar Waag Hannesson, Appt
January 8. 2009 Amb. E and P.
October 12, 2011 Gunmundur Arni Stefansson, Appt
January 18, 2012 Amb. E and P.
January 8, 2015 Geir Hilmar Haarde, Appt.
February 23, 2015 Amb. E and P.


Special Terms*
[Amb.] E.E. and M.P.= Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary
[Charge d'Affaires] a.i.= ad interim
Amb. E. & P. = Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary

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