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Foreman Thuridur

Þuríður Einarsdóttir (Thuridur Einarsdottir), commonly known as Foreman Thuridur or Þuríður formaður, was an Icelandic sea captain born in 1777. She is best known for her groundbreaking career as a fisherman and for her instrumental role in identifying the perpetrators of the infamous Kambur robbery in 1827. Throughout her life, Thuridur defied societal norms and became a highly respected and skilled captain in Iceland.

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Jóhanna Sigurðardóttir

Jóhanna Sigurðardóttir, born on October 4, 1942, in Reykjavík, Iceland, is a prominent Icelandic politician who served as the prime minister of Iceland from 2009 to 2013. She made significant contributions to social affairs and gender equality throughout her three-decade-long political career. As Iceland’s first female prime minister and the world’s first openly LGBT head of government, Jóhanna shattered barriers and became an inspiration for many.

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Ingibjörg H. Bjarnason

Ingibjörg H. Bjarnason was an influential Icelandic politician, suffragist, schoolteacher, and gymnast. She fought for women’s rights in Iceland and became the first woman to become a member of the Althing, the parliament of Iceland. Throughout her career, she tirelessly advocated for the rights of women and children, leaving a lasting impact on Icelandic society.

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