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Fridrik Klemenz Sophusson

Fridrik Klemenz Sophusson, electric power industry executive. Chairman executive committee State Hospital, Reykjavik, 1984-1987; president Indiana Party Youth Federation, Reykjavik, 1973-1977; vice chairman Indiana Party, 1981-1989, 91-99, member central committee, 1969-1977, 81-99; board directors Icelandic Chamber of Commerce, since 2002. Member Association Icelandic Lawyers.

Background

  • SOPHUSSON, Fridrik was born on October 18, 1943 in Reykjavik, Iceland. Parents: Aslaug Fridriksdottir and Sophus Gudmundsson.

  • Education

    • Reykjavik Grammar School, 1963. University of Iceland, degree (cand. juris), Law, 1972. Spoken languages: Danish, English.

    Career

    • Chairman, Vaka (Democratic Students’ Society), 1965-1967. Member, Central Committee, Independence Party, since 1969. Chairman, Independence Party Youth Organization, 1973-1977.

      Member of Parliament for Reykjavik, since 1979. Chairman, Icelandic delegation of Parliamentarians to the International Union of Parliamentarians, 1979-1987. Vice Chairman, Independence Party, 198189, since 1991.

      Chairman, Steering Committee, University Hospital of Iceland, 87. Minister of Industry and Energy, 1987-1988. Minister of Finance, 199I-.

      Elementary school teacher, 196367. Member, Board of Directors, State Radio and Television, 1975-1978. Member of the Board of Directors, National Bank of Iceland, 1990-1992.

      Member of the Board of Directors, Icelandic Church Aid, 1990-1992.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Independence Party

    Religion

    Protestant.

    Denomination: Lutheran

    Membership

    Chairman executive committee State Hospital, Reykjavik, 1984-1987. President Indiana Party Youth Federation, Reykjavik, 1973-1977. Vice chairman Indiana Party, 1981-1989, 91-99, member central committee, 1969-1977, 81-99.

    Board directors Icelandic Chamber of Commerce, since 2002. Member Association Icelandic Lawyers.

    Connections

    • Son of Sophus A. Gudmundsson and Áslaug Maria Fridriksdóttir, 1990. Married Sigridur Duna Kristmundsdottir. Children: Stefán, Áslaug, Gabriela, Helga, Sigrídur.
    • father: Sophus A. Gudmundsson Sophusson
    • spouse: Sigridur Duna Kristmundsdottir
    • children: Stefán Sophusson
    • Áslaug Sophusson
    • Gabriela Sophusson
    • Helga Sophusson
    • Sigrídur Sophusson
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    Born October 18, 1943
    (age 74)
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    • 1972
      University Iceland
    • 1963 - 1967
      Teacher, Hlidaskoli Lower Secondary School
      Reykjavík, Gullbringusysla, Iceland
    • 1972 - 1978
      manager, Icelandic Management Association
    • 1978 - 1998
      member, Icelandic Parliament
    • 1987 - 1988
      member, Icelandic Parliament
    • 1991 - 1998
      member, Icelandic Parliament
    • 1999
      president, National Power Company
    • 1999
      Chief Executive Officer, National Power Company

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