Timeline of first ambassadorial appointments of Iceland by country

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This is a timeline of first ambassadorial appointments of Iceland by country.


#Host countryAmbassadorAppointmentRef
1Flag of Denmark.svg  Denmark Sveinn Björnsson 16 August 1920 Ref
2Flag of the United States.svg  United States Thor Thors 23 October 1941 Ref
3Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  United Kingdom Pétur Benediktsson 13 December 1941 Ref
4Flag of Norway.svg  Norway Pétur Benediktsson 4 May 1942 Ref
5Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Soviet Union Pétur Benediktsson 21 January 1944 Ref
6Flag of France.svg  France Pétur Benediktsson 10 January 1946 Ref
7Flag of Poland.svg  Poland Pétur Benediktsson 5 February 1946 Ref
8Flag of Belgium (civil).svg  Belgium Pétur Benediktsson 13 February 1946 Ref
9Flag of the Czech Republic.svg  Czechoslovakia Pétur Benediktsson 30 April 1946 Ref
10Flag of Italy.svg  Italy Pétur Benediktsson 3 September 1947 Ref
11Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada Thor Thors 19 September 1947 Ref
12Flag of Finland.svg  Finland Jakob Möller 29 December 1947 Ref
13Flag of Switzerland.svg   Switzerland Pétur Benediktsson 3 May 1949 Ref
14Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Netherlands Stefán Þorvarðsson 28 July 1949 Ref
Flag of Portugal.svg  Portugal Pétur Benediktsson Ref
Flag of Spain.svg  Spain Ref
17Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden Helgi P. Briem 28 December 1950 Ref
18Flag of Iran.svg  Iran Helgi P. Briem 5 May 1951 Ref
19Flag of Ireland.svg  Ireland Pétur Benediktsson 3 July 1951 Ref
20Flag of Israel.svg  Israel Helgi P. Briem 23 August 1951 Ref
21Flag of Argentina.svg  Argentina Thor Thors 24 March 1952 Ref
Flag of Brazil.svg  Brazil Ref
23Flag of Germany.svg  Germany Vilhjálmur Finsen 22 October 1952 Ref
24Flag of Yugoslavia (1946-1992).svg  Yugoslavia Helgi P. Briem 29 April 1953 Ref
25Flag of Hungary.svg  Hungary Pétur Thorsteinsson 28 July 1955 Ref
26Flag of Cuba.svg  Cuba Thor Thors 7 February 1956 Ref
27Flag of Romania.svg  Romania Pétur Thorsteinsson 30 May 1956 Ref
28Flag of Japan.svg  Japan Magnús V. Magnússon 22 April 1958 Ref
29Flag of Turkey.svg  Turkey Stefán Jóhann Stefánsson 21 October 1958 Ref
30Flag of Greece.svg  Greece Agnar Klemens Jónsson 4 December 1958 Ref
31Flag of Luxembourg.svg  Luxembourg Pétur Thorsteinsson 1 June 1962 Ref
32Flag of Mexico.svg  Mexico Thor Thors 13 May 1964 Ref
33Flag of Bulgaria.svg  Bulgaria Kristinn Guðmundsson 29 April 1965 Ref
34Flag of Austria.svg  Austria Árni Tryggvason 19 July 1965 Ref
35Flag of Peru.svg  Peru Hannes Kjartansson 1 September 1970Ref
36Flag of Egypt.svg  Egypt Henrik Sveinsson Björnsson 10 November 1970 Ref
Flag of Ethiopia.svg  Ethiopia Ref
38Flag of Nigeria.svg  Nigeria Guðmundur Ívarsson Guðmundsson 1 January 1971 Ref
39Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China Sigurður Bjarnason 25 September 1973 Ref
40Flag of East Germany.svg  East Germany Oddur Guðjónsson 18 December 1973 Ref
41Flag of India.svg  India Pétur Thorsteinsson 20 November 1976 Ref
42Flag of Pakistan.svg  Pakistan Pétur Thorsteinsson 7 December 1976 Ref
43Flag of the Bahamas.svg  The Bahamas Hans G. Andersen 17 March 1977 Ref
44Flag of Mongolia.svg  Mongolia Hannes Jónsson 25 May 1977 Ref
45Flag of Tanzania.svg  Tanzania Haraldur Kröyer 17 November 1977 Ref
46Flag of the Vatican City.svg   Holy See Niels P. Sigurðsson 3 December 1977 Ref
47Flag of Thailand.svg  Thailand Pétur Thorsteinsson 4 December 1977 Ref
48Flag of Kenya.svg  Kenya Haraldur Kröyer 10 February 1978 Ref
49Flag of Iraq.svg  Iraq Pétur Thorsteinsson 20 April 1978 Ref
50Flag of Albania.svg  Albania Ingvi S. Ingvarsson 29 September 1978 Ref
51Flag of Bangladesh.svg  Bangladesh Pétur Thorsteinsson 23 November 1978 Ref
52Flag of Cape Verde.svg  Cape Verde Einar Benediktsson 24 September 1979 Ref
53Flag of Tunisia.svg  Tunisia Pétur Thorsteinsson 11 November 1980
54Flag of Saudi Arabia.svg  Saudi Arabia Ingvi S. Ingvarsson 1 December 1981 Ref
55Flag of North Korea.svg  North Korea Pétur Thorsteinsson 2 April 1982 Ref
56Flag of South Korea.svg  South Korea Pétur Thorsteinsson 19 April 1982 Ref
57Flag of Cyprus.svg  Cyprus Sigurður Bjarnason 10 June 1983 Ref
58Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Australia Pétur Thorsteinsson 17 April 1984 Ref
59Flag of Indonesia.svg  Indonesia Pétur Thorsteinsson 1 April 1985 Ref
60Flag of Chile.svg  Chile Ingvi S. Ingvarsson 12 November 1987 Ref
61Flag of Uruguay.svg  Uruguay Tómas Á. Tómasson 5 July 1991 Ref
62Flag of Venezuela.svg  Venezuela Tómas Á. Tómasson 12 July 1991 Ref
63Flag of Lithuania.svg  Lithuania Ingvi S. Ingvarsson 17 September 1991 Ref
64Flag of Estonia.svg  Estonia Sigríður Ásdís Snævarr 24 September 1991 Ref
65Flag of Latvia.svg  Latvia Sigríður Ásdís Snævarr 26 September 1991 Ref
66Flag of Russia.svg  Russia Ólafur Egilsson 8 December 1991 Ref
67Flag of Liechtenstein.svg  Liechtenstein Hjálmar W. Hannesson 26 June 1992 Ref
68Flag of Ukraine.svg  Ukraine Ólafur Egilsson 3 June 1993 Ref
69Flag of Slovenia.svg  Slovenia Sigríður Ásdís Snævarr 15 September 1993 Ref
70Flag of the Czech Republic.svg  Czech Republic Eiður Svanberg Guðnason 9 November 1993 Ref
71Flag of Slovakia.svg  Slovakia Eiður Svanberg Guðnason 11 November 1993 Ref
72Flag of Namibia.svg  Namibia Sigríður Ásdís Snævarr 26 January 1994 Ref
73Flag of Georgia.svg  Georgia Gunnar Gunnarsson 8 January 1996 Ref
74Flag of South Africa.svg  South Africa Sigríður Ásdís Snævarr 25 April 1996 Ref
75Flag of North Macedonia.svg  Macedonia Eiður Svanberg Guðnason 24 October 1996 Ref
76Flag of Vietnam.svg  Vietnam Hjálmar W. Hannesson 15 November 1996 Ref
77Flag of Costa Rica.svg  Costa Rica Einar Benediktsson 31 January 1997 Ref
78Flag of Moldova.svg  Moldova Gunnar Gunnarsson 17 April 1997 Ref
79Flag of Andorra.svg  Andorra Sverrir H. Gunnlaugsson 17 July 1997 Ref
80Flag of Bosnia and Herzegovina.svg  Bosnia and Herzegovina Róbert Trausti Árnason 19 February 1998 Ref
81Flag of Mozambique.svg  Mozambique Sigríður Ásdís Snævarr 10 August 1998 Ref
82Flag of New Zealand.svg  New Zealand Ólafur Egilsson 22 October 1999 Ref
83Flag of Armenia.svg  Armenia Jón Egill Egilsson 23 November 1999 Ref
84Flag of Turkmenistan.svg  Turkmenistan Jón Egill Egilsson 5 May 2000 Ref
85Flag of Uzbekistan.svg  Uzbekistan Jón Egill Egilsson 8 February 2001 Ref
86Flag of Barbados.svg  Barbados Þorsteinn Ingólfsson 30 April 2001 Ref
87Flag of Yugoslavia (1992-2003); Flag of Serbia and Montenegro (2003-2006).svg  Serbia and Montenegro Svavar Gestsson 21 February 2002
88Flag of Malawi.svg  Malawi Björn Dagbjartsson 29 May 2002 Ref
89Flag of Croatia.svg  Croatia Jón Egill Egilsson 12 June 2002 Ref
90Flag of Jamaica.svg  Jamaica Þorsteinn Ingólfsson 20 January 2003 Ref
91Flag of Sri Lanka.svg  Sri Lanka Svavar Gestsson 8 August 2003 Ref
92Flag of Singapore.svg  Singapore Ólafur Egilsson 23 September 2003 Ref
93Flag of Malaysia.svg  Malaysia Ólafur Egilsson 1 October 2003 Ref
94Flag of Lebanon.svg  Lebanon Sverrir H. Gunnlaugsson 24 October 2003 Ref
95Flag of Kazakhstan.svg  Kazakhstan Benedikt Jónsson 5 November 2003 Ref
96Flag of Malta.svg  Malta Sverrir H. Gunnlaugsson 11 December 2003 Ref
97Flag of Azerbaijan.svg  Azerbaijan Benedikt Jónsson 18 February 2004 Ref
98Flag of Kyrgyzstan.svg  Kyrgyzstan Benedikt Jónsson 10 March 2004 Ref
99Flag of Panama.svg  Panama Guðmundur Eiríksson 30 March 2004 Ref
100Flag of the Dominican Republic.svg  Dominican Republic Hjálmar W. Hannesson 2 August 2004 Ref
101Flag of Colombia.svg  Colombia Guðmundur Eiríksson 27 August 2004 Ref
102Flag of Kuwait.svg  Kuwait Stefán Skjaldarson 2 November 2004 Ref
103Flag of Cambodia.svg  Cambodia Ólafur Egilsson 14 December 2004 Ref
104Flag of Nicaragua.svg  Nicaragua Guðmundur Eiríksson 22 April 2005 Ref
105Flag of Grenada.svg  Grenada Hjálmar W. Hannesson 28 April 2005 Ref
106Flag of Uganda.svg  Uganda Benedikt Ásgeirsson 12 May 2005 Ref
107Flag of Belarus.svg  Belarus Benedikt Jónsson 7 June 2005 Ref
108Flag of the Philippines.svg  Philippines Þórður Ægir Óskarsson 10 June 2005 Ref
109Flag of Tajikistan.svg  Tajikistan Benedikt Jónsson 15 February 2006 Ref
110Flag of Serbia.svg  Serbia Svavar Gestsson 5 June 2006 Ref
111Flag of Lesotho.svg  Lesotho Sigríður Dúna Kristmundsdóttir 6 September 2007 Ref
112Flag of Montenegro.svg  Montenegro Sveinn Björnsson 17 September 2007 Ref
113Flag of Syria.svg  Syria Guðmundur Árni Stefánsson 4 December 2007 Ref
114Flag of Botswana.svg  Botswana Sigríður Dúna Kristmundsdóttir 27 February 2008 Ref
115Flag of Nepal.svg    Nepal Gunnar Pálsson 30 April 2008 Ref
116Flag of Laos.svg  Laos Gunnar Snorri Gunnarsson 6 May 2008 Ref
117Flag of Maldives.svg  Maldives Gunnar Pálsson 8 May 2008 Ref
118Flag of Guyana.svg  Guyana Hjálmar W. Hannesson 14 July 2008 Ref
119Flag of Mauritius.svg  Mauritius Gunnar Pálsson 13 November 2008 Ref
120Flag of San Marino.svg  San Marino Þórir Ibsen 2 March 2012 Ref

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