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Petur G. Thorsteinsson

Petur G. Thorsteinsson, Icelandic diplomat.

Background

  • Thorsteinsson, Petur G. was born on September 26, 1955 in Helsinki, Finland. Son of Petur J. and Oddny Thorsteinsson.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in French & Psychology, University Iceland, 1978. Cand.jur., University Iceland, 1979. Master of Laws, University Michigan, 1980.

    Career

    • Attorney Ministry of Industry, Reykjavik, Iceland, 1980-1982. 1st secretary Ministry for Foreign Affairs, Iceland, 1982-1983, Perm. Mississippi of Iceland to United Nations, General Consultant, New York City, 1983-1987.

      Counsellor Embassy of Iceland, Moscow, Russia, 1987-1990. Deputy director Defense Director Ministry Foreign Affairs, Reykjavik, 1990-1991, External Trade Director Ministry Foreign Affairs, Reykjavik, 1991-1994. Director Political Director Ministry Foreign Affairs, 1994-1995.

      Legal counsel Ministry Foreign Affairs, 1995. Deputy chief mission Embassy of Iceland, Washington, since 1995.

    Connections

    • Married Birna S. Hreidarsdottir, August 18, 1979. Children: Elsa M., Petur B., Katrin T., Tomas T., Anna A.
    • father: Petur J.
    • mother: Oddny Thorsteinsson
    • spouse: Birna S. Hreidarsdottir
    • children: Elsa M. Thorsteinsson
    • Petur B. Thorsteinsson
    • Katrin T. Thorsteinsson
    • Tomas T. Thorsteinsson
    • Anna A Thorsteinsson
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    Born September 26, 1955
    (age 61)
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    • 1978
      University Iceland
    • 1979
      University Iceland
    • 1980
      University Michigan
    • 1980 - 1982
      Attorney, Ministry of Industry
      Reykjavík, Gullbringusysla, Iceland
    • 1982 - 1983
      1st secretary, Ministry for Foreign Affairs
      Iceland
    • 1983 - 1987
      1st secretary, Ministry for Foreign Affairs
    • 1987 - 1990
      counsel, lor Embassy of Iceland
      Moscow, Idaho, United States
    • 1990 - 1991
      deputy director, Defense Director Ministry Foreign Affairs
      Reykjavík, Gullbringusysla, Iceland
    • 1994 - 1995
      director, Political Director Ministry Foreign Affairs
    • 1995
      deputy chief mission Embassy of Iceland
      Washington, United States
    • 1995
      legal counsel, Ministry Foreign Affairs
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