Gudni Th. Johannesson re-elected as President of Iceland

Gudni Th. Johannesson has been re-elected as the President of Iceland. He has won his second four-year term as the president of Iceland in the presidential elections held recently. He won the presidential elections with 92% of the popular vote which the second-largest win in Icelandic presidential elections. While his counterpart Gudmundur Franklín Jónsson was only able to win 6.5% of the votes.

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In Iceland, Presidents are elected via direct popular vote, while each presidential term is of four years. Gudni Th. Johannesson worked as a history professor at the University of Iceland before taking office as President of Iceland in year 2016.

Important takeaways for all competitive exams:

  • Capital of Iceland: Reykjavik.
  • Currency of Iceland: Icelandic Krona.

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