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1947 in Iceland



The following lists events that happened in 1947 in Iceland.

Incumbents

  • PresidentSveinn Björnsson
  • Prime MinisterÓlafur Thors, Stefán Jóhann Stefánsson

    Events

    Births



  • 20 February – Eggert Magnússon, businessman
  • 4 March – Gunnar Hansen, actor (d. 2015)
  • 29 June – Ágúst Guðmundsson, film director and screenwriter
  • 24 August – Ólafur Haukur Símonarson, novelist and playwright
  • 8 September – Halldór Ásgrímsson, politician (d. 2015)
  • 25 September – Guðmundur Sigurjónsson, chess grandmaster
  • 26 October – Gísli Guðjónsson, professor of forensic psychology
  • 31 October – Gunnsteinn Skúlason, handball player.

    Deaths

  • 12 September – Thor Philip Axel Jensen, Danish entrepreneur who settled in Iceland (b. 1863)