Magnus Vignir Magnusson
Magnus Vignir Magnusson, Icelandic diplomat. Decorated commander first class Icelandic Falcon; Dannebrog (Denmark), White Rose, Lion (Finland), Grand Cross, North Star (Sweden), Order of Merit (Germany), George I (Greece), Homayoun (Iran).
Magnusson, Magnus Vignir was born on October 10, 1910 in Reykjavik, Iceland. Son of Magnus and Astridur (Stephensen) Sigurdsson.
Master of Laws, U. Iceland, 1936. Postgraduate international law Sorbonne, Paris, 1936-1937.
Secretary, Ministry Foreign Affairs Reykjavik, Iceland, 1937-1941, secretary-general, 1951-1956. First secretary Legation, London, England., 1941-1944. Counselor Legation, Washington, 1944-1950.
Ambassador to Sweden, Finland, 1956-1962. Minister to Iran, Israel, Japan, 1957-1969. Ambassador to Federal Republic Germany, Switzerland, Greece, 1962-1969, to United States of America, Canada, Mexico, Brazil, Argentina, 1969-1971.
Married Anna Gudrun Sveinsdottir, June 17, 1950. Children: Elin, Anna Gudrun.
Astridur (Stephensen) Sigurdsson
Anna Gudrun Sveinsdottir
Anna Gudrun Magnusson