The President of Iceland

This is the English, abbreviated version of the official web site of the President of Iceland. Here you will find information about the Presidency, about President Guðni Th. Jóhannesson and the First Lady, Eliza Jean Reid, a selection of speeches by the President in English, and other relevant information.

The Icelandic version of the web site contains more details about the activities of the President, speeches in Icelandic, a collection of press releases and various other materials.

 

GUDNI TH. JOHANNESSON

The President of Iceland is the country´s head of state and the only representative chosen by the entire electorate in a direct election.

About the president

FIRST LADY ELIZA REID

Eliza Jean Reid, the First Lady of Iceland, was born in 1976 in Ottawa, Canada.

About the first lady

THE ORDER OF THE FALCON

The President of Iceland invests Icelandic citizens with the Order of the Falcon twice a year, on 1 January and 17 June.

About the Order of the Falcon

Premises

The Office of the President of Iceland operates the presidential residence at Bessastaðir, together with the Bessastaðir Church and the Presidential Office on Sóleyjargata in Reykjavík.

About the premises