Sigmundur Davíð Gunnlaugsson

Place of Birth: Reykjavík, Iceland

Date of Birth: 12 March 1975

Ethnicity: Icelandic

Sigmundur Davíð Gunnlaugsson is an Icelandic politician. He was Prime Minister of Iceland from 23 May 2013 until 5 April 2016, when he resigned. He is the son of Gunnlaugur Magnús Sigmundsson and Sigríður Guðbjörg Sigurbjörnsdóttir. He is married to Anna Sigurlaug Pálsdóttir.

Sigmundur’s paternal grandmother was Sigmundur Jónsson (the son of Jón Hjaltalín Brandsson and Sesselja Stefánsdóttir). Jón was the son of Brandur Sigmundsson and Anna Daníelsdóttir. Sesselja was the daughter of Stefán Jónsson and Guðrún Andrésdóttir.

Sigmundur’s paternal grandmother was Nanna Gunnlaugsdóttir (the daughter of Gunnlaugur Magnússon and Marta Guðrún Magnúsdóttir). Sigmundur’s great-grandfather Gunnlaugur was the son of Magnús Magnússon and Guðrún Guðmundsdóttir. Marta was the daughter of Magnús Einarsson and Sesselja Filippusdóttir.

Sigmundur’s maternal grandfather was Sigurbjörn Þórðarson (the son of Þórður Þórðarson and Sigríður Grímsdóttir). Þórður was the son of Þórðar Jónsson and Herdís Guðmundsdóttir. Sigmundur’s great-grandmother Sigríður was the daughter of Grímur Guðmundsson and Helga Guðmundsdóttir.

Sigmundur’s maternal grandmother was Heiðveig Árný Hálfdánardóttir (the daughter of Hálfdán Ágúst Bjarnason and Guðbjörg Þóroddsdóttir). Hálfdán was the son of Bjarni Bjarnason and Guðbjörg Kristín Guðmundsdóttir. Sigmundur’s great-grandmother Guðbjörg was the daughter of Þóroddur Davíðsson and María Ólöf Bjarnadóttir. She was later put into the foster care of Jón Hólmsteinn Guðmundsson and Ólína Sigríður Bjarnadóttir.

Sources: Biography of Sigmundur’s father – http://www.althingi.is

Obituary of Sigmundur’s paternal grandfather, Sigmundur Jónsson – http://www.mbl.is

Baptismal record of Sigmundur’s paternal great-grandmother, Sesselja Stefánsdóttir – https://familysearch.org

Obituary of Sigmundur’s paternal grandmother, Nanna Gunnlaugsdóttir – http://www.mbl.is

Baptismal record of Sigmundur’s paternal great-grandfather, Gunnlaugur Magnússon – https://familysearch.org

Baptismal record of Sigmundur’s paternal great-grandmother, Marta Guðrún Magnúsdóttir – https://familysearch.org

Obituary of Sigmundur’s maternal grandfather, Sigurbjörn Þórðarson – http://www.mbl.is

Baptismal record of Sigmundur’s maternal great-grandfather, Þórður Þórðarson – https://familysearch.org

Sigmundur’s maternal great-grandmother, Sigríður Grímsdóttir, on the 1880 Icelandic census – http://manntal.is

Sigmundur’s maternal great-grandfather, Hálfdán Ágúst Bjarnason, on the 1890 Icelandic census – http://manntal.is

Sigmundur’s maternal great-grandmother, Guðbjörg Þóroddsdóttir, on the 1910 Icelandic census – http://manntal.is

Obituary of Sigmundur’s maternal great-grandaunt, Sigríður Þóroddsdóttir – http://www.mbl.is

2 Responses

  1. Manila says:

    Sigmundur resigned on 5 April 2016.

  2. Manila says:

    Sigmundur’s great-grandmother Sigríður was the daughter of Grímur Guðmundsson and Helga Guðmundsdóttir.

    Heiðveig was the daughter of Hálfdán Ágúst Bjarnason and Guðbjörg Þóroddsdóttir. Hálfdán was the son of Bjarni Bjarnason and Guðbjörg Kristín Guðmundsdóttir. Sigmundur’s great-grandmother Guðbjörg was the daughter of Þóroddur Davíðsson and María Ólöf Bjarnadóttir. She was later put into the foster care of Jón Hólmsteinn Guðmundsson and Ólína Sigríður Bjarnadóttir.

    Additional sources: Sigmundur’s maternal great-grandmother, Sigríður Grímsdóttir, on the 1880 Icelandic census – http://manntal.is/leit/itarleit=(leitarord=Sigr%C3%AD%C3%B0ur%20Gr%C3%ADmsd%C3%B3ttir;heimili=null;sysla=%C3%81rness%C3%BDsla;sokn=null;stada=null;aldur=null;kyn=null)/1880/1/1890/22068/2031

    Sigmundur’s maternal great-grandfather, Hálfdán Ágúst Bjarnason, on the 1890 Icelandic census – http://manntal.is/leit/itarleit=(leitarord=H%C3%A1lfd%C3%A1n%20%C3%81g%C3%BAst%20Bjarnason;heimili=null;sysla=null;sokn=null;stada=null;aldur=null;kyn=null)/1890/1/1890/32711/3605

    Sigmundur’s maternal great-grandmother, Guðbjörg Þóroddsdóttir, on the 1910 Icelandic census – http://manntal.is/leit/itarleit=(leitarord=Gu%C3%B0bj%C3%B6rg%20%C3%9E%C3%B3roddsd%C3%B3ttir;heimili=null;sysla=null;sokn=null;stada=null;aldur=2;kyn=null)/1920/1/1910/15949/1766

    Obituary of Sigmundur’s maternal great-grandaunt, Sigríður Þóroddsdóttir – http://www.mbl.is/greinasafn/grein/508557/

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