Magnús Stefánsson

Magnús Stefánsson (born 1 October 1960) is an Icelandic politician. He has been member of the Althing (Iceland's parliament) for the Progressive Party for the West Iceland constituency (1995–99; 2001–03) and for the Northwest Iceland constituency since 2003. He has been Vice-chairman of the Progressive Party parliamentary group since 2003, and was Minister of Social Affairs from 2006 to 2007.[1]

Magnús Stefánsson
Minister of Social Affairs
In office
15 June 2006 – 24 May 2007
Prime Minister Geir Haarde
Preceded by Jón Kristjánsson
Succeeded by Jóhanna Sigurðardóttir (as Minister of Social Affairs and Social Security)
Personal details
Born 1 October 1960 (age 58)
Reykjavík, Iceland
Political party Progressive Party
Spouse(s) Sigrún Drífa Óttarsdóttir
Children Two children (b. 1987, 1991)


  1. ^ CV at Althing website.
Political offices
Preceded by
Jón Kristjánsson
Minister of Social Affairs
Succeeded by
Jóhanna Sigurðardóttir
as Minister of Social Affairs and Social Security

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