Vigdis Finnbogadottir


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Synonyms for Vigdis Finnbogadottir

former president of Iceland

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Joining Stewart at the Congress were fellow World Theatre Ambassadors Vigdis Finnbogadottir (Iceland), Arnold Wesker (U.K) and Anatoly Vasiliev (Russia); unable to be present were Girish Karnad (India), Wole Soyinka (Nigeria) and Vaclav Havel (Czech Republic).
Following the table of contents there are three forewords: the first is by Vigdis Finnbogadottir, president of Iceland from 1980 to 1996; the second is by Alp Mehmet, British ambassador to Iceland; and the third is by Helgi Bjornsson, a glaciologist of world repute at the Science Institute, University of Iceland.
Its doors have been opened to welcome John Phillip Sousa, Billy Graham, Princess Christina of Sweden, President Vigdis Finnbogadottir of Iceland, Lord and Lady Baden Powell, and author Margaret Laurence.
Vigdis Finnbogadottir, the first woman president of Iceland, read a moving tribute.
BBC Newsnight presenter Kirsty Wark and Vigdis Finnbogadottir, the first woman president of Iceland, joined mourners.
Among those paying respects at Baldernock Church, near Milngavie, Glasgow, was Vigdis Finnbogadottir, a former president of Iceland.
Plot: Twenty-nine-year-old Silja Hauksdottir's feature debut is a comedic drama set in Reykjavik, Iceland, with cameos by well-known locals like former President Vigdis Finnbogadottir. Beautiful blonde Dis lives with her friend downtown and works in reception at a hotel.
Former Icelandic president Vigdis Finnbogadottir has been named as a special protector of sign language in the Nordic countries.