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Famous Writers from Iceland

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List of famous writers from Iceland, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Iceland is home to many prolific writers, including those who write fiction, non-fiction, poetry, biographies and more. These are some of the best Icelander writers that have ever lived, so if you're a native of Iceland and an aspiring writer then use this list as inspiration to achieve your own writing goals.

The list you're viewing is made up of many different items, including Hannes Hafstein and Einarr Helgason.

This list answers the questions, "Who are popular Icelander writers?" and "Which writers are from Iceland?"

You can click on the names of these renowned writers of Iceland in order to get more information about each one. Some of these historic writers may no longer be living in Iceland, but they're all of Iceland descent.
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    1947 More
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    Ari Thorgilsson

    1067 More
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    1961 More
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    1972 More
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    Árni Bergmann

    1935 More
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    Arnórr jarlaskáld

    1012 More
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    1958 More
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    Aðalsteinn Ásberg Sigurðsson

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    Baldur Ragnarsson

    1930 More
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    1966 More
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    Bersi Skáldtorfuson

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    1920 More
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    Bjarni Thorarensen

    1786 More
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    1943 More
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    Bólu-Hjálmar

    1796 More
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    1962 More
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    1973 More
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    Davíð Stefánsson

    1895 More
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    1930 More
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    Egill Skallagrímsson

    910 More
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    Eilífr Goðrúnarson

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    Eilífr kúlnasveinn

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    Einar Benediktsson

    1864 More

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