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Gudni Johannesson Elected New Iceland President

REYKJAVIK, (GP) – Icelanders have elected historian Gudni Johannesson as their first new president in 20 years.

The final count showed 39 percent of Icelanders voted for him placing him ahead of a former prime minister and central bank governor. 296 more words

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news from januarys past

I’ve been spending some time diving into history and practicing my reading by exploring old articles through the fantastic searchable periodical database timarit.is. I thought it would be interesting to see what has made the front page of the first edition in Januarys past. 985 more words

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