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President of Iceland

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The President of Iceland (Icelandic: Forseti Íslands) is Iceland's elected head of state. The president is elected to a four-year term by universal adult suffrage and has limited powers. There have been five presidents since Iceland gained independence from Denmark in 1944. The current incumbent is Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson who was re-elected in the 2004 presidential election, having been first elected in 1996.

The presidential residence is situated in Bessastaðir in Álftanes.

Presidents of Iceland

See also

is:Forseti Íslands ja:アイスランドの大統領 pl:Prezydenci Islandii pt:Lista de Presidentes da Islândia sv:Lista över Islands presidenter

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