Categories: Exhibitions
      Date: 20.04.2011
     Title: Jón Sigurðsson – Bicentenary (finished)

On 17 June 2011, two centuries will have passed since the birth of Iceland’s national hero “President“ Jón Sigurðsson.  An exhibition to mark the bicentenary of his birth is held by the National and University Library of Iceland in collaboration with the Jón Sigurðsson Birthday Committee, and with contributions from the National Archives, National Museum, Árni Magnússon Institute for Icelandic Studies and the Alþingi Archive. 

For the Good of the Nation – Jón Sigurðsson 1811-1879