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Reykjavik, Capital Region H÷fu­borgarsvŠ­i, Iceland
 

Ůjˇ­fundurinn 1851 / The National Assembly of 1851

 
 
Ůjˇ­fundurinn / The National Assembly Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, June 8, 2017
1. Ůjˇ­fundurinn / The National Assembly Marker
Inscription.  
Ůjˇ­fundurinn
var haldinn Ý ■essu h˙si
5. J˙lÝ - 9. ┴g˙st
- 1851 -

-

(English translation:) The National Assembly was held in this building, July 5 - August 9, 1851.
 
Erected 1951 by ReykvÝkingafelagi­.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Government & Politics.
 
Location. 64° 8.77′ N, 21° 56.258′ W. Marker is in Reykjavik, Capital Region H÷fu­borgarsvŠ­i. Marker is on LŠkjargata just south of AmtmannsstÝgur, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Reykjavik, Capital Region H÷fu­borgarsvŠ­i 101, Iceland. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Menntaskˇlinn Ý ReykjavÝk / High School in ReykjavÝk (a few steps from this marker); The Mothers' Garden / MŠ­ragar­urinn (within shouting distance of this marker); LandlŠknih˙si­ (within shouting distance of this marker); Gimli (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); BakarÝi­ / Bakery (about 90 meters away); Svava Jakobsdˇttir

Ůjˇ­fundurinn / The National Assembly Marker - wide view image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, June 8, 2017
2. Ůjˇ­fundurinn / The National Assembly Marker - wide view
The marker is visible here just to the right of the steps.
(about 120 meters away); Bernh÷ftstorfan / Bernh÷ft's Sward (about 120 meters away); Bernh÷ftsh˙s (about 120 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Reykjavik.
 
Also see . . .  National Assembly of 1851 (Wikipedia). "The National Assembly of 1851 (Icelandic Ůjˇ­fundurinn 1851) was a constitutional convention called to decide the political status of Iceland...." (Submitted on January 30, 2020.) 
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 30, 2020. It was originally submitted on January 29, 2020, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 56 times since then. Photos:   1. submitted on January 29, 2020, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.   2. submitted on January 30, 2020, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.
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