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Centre in ReykjavÝk in ReykjavÝkurborg, H÷fu­borgarsvŠ­i­, Iceland — North Atlantic and Artic Oceans (a Nordic Island)
 

Ingibj÷rg H. Bjarnason

 
 
Ingibj÷rg H. Bjarnason Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Andrew Ruppenstein, May 18, 2018
1. Ingibj÷rg H. Bjarnason Marker
Inscription.  
Ingibj÷rg H. Bjarnason
14. Des. 1867-30. Okt. 1941
Fyrst kvenna kj÷rin til setu ß Al■ingi
Al■ingisma­ur 1922 - 1930
Gj÷f til Al■ingis ß 100 ßra ßfmŠli
kosningarÚttar kvenna 2015

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(English translation:)
Ingibj÷rg H. Bjarnason
December 14, 1867 - October 30, 1941
First woman elected to take a seat in Parliament
Member of Parliament 1922 - 1930
A gift to the Parliament on the 100th Anniversary of Women's suffrage, 2015

 
Erected 2015.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Civil RightsGovernment & PoliticsWomen. A significant historical year for this entry is 1941.
 
Location. 64° 8.815′ N, 21° 56.44′ W. Marker is in ReykjavÝk, Capital Region (H÷fu­borgarsvŠ­i­), in ReykjavÝkurborg. It is in Centre. Marker is at the intersection of KirkjustrŠti and Kirkutorg on KirkjustrŠti. The marker is located directly outside of the Parliament Building. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: KirkjustrŠti 10, ReykjavÝk, Capital Region 101, Iceland. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker

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. Svava Jakobsdˇttir (within shouting distance of this marker); Theodˇra Thoroddsen (within shouting distance of this marker); Vik Church Altar (within shouting distance of this marker); The Settlement of ReykjavÝk (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); A­alstrŠti 16 (about 90 meters away); AusturstrŠti 12 (about 90 meters away); AusturstrŠti 8 (about 120 meters away); AusturstrŠti 12A (about 120 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in ReykjavÝk.
 
Also see . . .  Ingibj÷rg H. Bjarnason (Wikipedia). "Ingibj÷rg H. Bjarnason (14 December 1867 – 30 October 1941) was an Icelandic politician, suffragist, schoolteacher and gymnast. She was the first woman to become a member of the Althing, the parliament of Iceland." (Submitted on January 31, 2020.) 
 
Ingibj÷rg H. Bjarnason Statue and Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Andrew Ruppenstein, May 18, 2018
2. Ingibj÷rg H. Bjarnason Statue and Marker
The marker text is on the dark part of the plinth, in the front of the statue.
Portrait of Ingibj÷rg H. Bjarnason image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Carl Sonne, Copenhagen (via Wikimedia Commons), circa 1900
3. Portrait of Ingibj÷rg H. Bjarnason
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 31, 2020. It was originally submitted on January 31, 2020, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Lamorinda, California. This page has been viewed 164 times since then and 47 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 31, 2020, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Lamorinda, California.

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Sep. 30, 2023