List of Famous people born in Capital Region, Iceland

Greater Reykjavík is a region in southwestern Iceland that comprises the national capital Reykjavík and six municipalities around it. Each municipality has its own elected council. Municipal governments cooperate extensively in various fields: for example waste policy, shared public transport and a joint fire brigade.

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1. Rúrik Gíslason

Rúrik Gíslason
Male. Icelandic footballer
First Name: Rúrik
Born on February 25, 1988 (age 33)
Height: 184 cm | 6'0"
Footballer, Sportsperson

2. Daði Freyr Pétursson

Daði Freyr Pétursson
Male. Icelandic musician
First Name: Daði
Height: 208 cm | 6'10"

3. Stefán Karl Stefánsson

Stefán Karl Stefánsson
Male. Icelandic actor
First Name: Stefán
Last Name: Stefánsson
Born on July 10, 1975
Died on August 21, 2018 (aged 43)

4. Eiður Guðjohnsen

Eiður Guðjohnsen
Male. Icelandic footballer
First Name: Eiður
Born on September 15, 1978 (age 42)
Height: 187 cm | 6'2"
Footballer, Sportsperson

5. Gylfi Sigurðsson
Gylfi Þór Sigurðsson

Gylfi Sigurðsson
Male. Icelandic association football player
First Name: Gylfi
Born on September 8, 1989 (age 31)
Height: 186 cm | 6'1"
Footballer, Sportsperson

6. Hannes Þór Halldórsson

Hannes Þór Halldórsson
Male. Icelandic footballer
First Name: Hannes
Last Name: Halldórsson
Born on April 27, 1984 (age 37)
Height: 193 cm | 6'4"
Footballer, Sportsperson

7. Björk
Björk Guðmundsdóttir

Björk
Female. Icelandic singer-songwriter
Born on November 21, 1965 (age 55)

8. Jóhann Jóhannsson

Jóhann Jóhannsson
Male. Icelandic musician and composer
First Name: Jóhann
Last Name: Jóhannsson
Born on September 19, 1969
Died on February 9, 2018 (aged 48)

9. Hildur Guðnadóttir
Hildur Ingveldar Guðnadóttir

Hildur Guðnadóttir
Female. Icelandic musician and composer
First Name: Hildur
Born on September 4, 1982 (age 38)

10. Dagur Sigurðsson

Dagur Sigurðsson
Male. Icelandic handball player
First Name: Dagur
Born on April 3, 1973 (age 48)

11. Sigmundur Davíð Gunnlaugsson

Sigmundur Davíð Gunnlaugsson
Male. prime minister of Iceland 2013 - 2016
First Name: Sigmundur
Born on March 12, 1975 (age 46)

12. Kolbeinn Sigþórsson

Kolbeinn Sigþórsson
Male. Icelandic footballer
First Name: Kolbeinn
Born on March 14, 1990 (age 31)
Height: 186 cm | 6'1"
Footballer, Sportsperson

13. Alfreð Finnbogason

Alfreð Finnbogason
Male. Icelandic footballer
First Name: Alfreð
Born on February 1, 1989 (age 32)
Height: 184 cm | 6'0"
Footballer, Sportsperson

14. Ragnar Sigurðsson

Ragnar Sigurðsson
Male. Icelandic football player
First Name: Ragnar
Born on June 19, 1986 (age 35)
Height: 187 cm | 6'2"
Footballer, Sportsperson

15. Gunnar Hansen

Gunnar Hansen
Male. Icelandic-born American actor
First Name: Gunnar
Born on March 4, 1947
Died on November 7, 2015 (aged 68)
Height: 193 cm | 6'4"

16. Jón Gnarr
Jón Gunnar Kristinsson

Jón Gnarr
Male. artist
First Name: Jón
Last Name: Gnarr
Born on January 2, 1967 (age 54)

17. Steinunn Ólína Þorsteinsdóttir

Steinunn Ólína Þorsteinsdóttir
Female. Icelandic actress
First Name: Steinunn
Born on July 2, 1969 (age 52)

18. Victor Pálsson

Victor Pálsson
Male. Icelandic footballer
First Name: Victor
Last Name: Pálsson
Born on April 30, 1991 (age 30)
Height: 185 cm | 6'1"
Footballer, Sportsperson

19. Jóhanna Sigurðardóttir

Jóhanna Sigurðardóttir
Female. Icelandic politician
First Name: Jóhanna
Born on October 4, 1942 (age 78)

20. Katrín Jakobsdóttir

Katrín Jakobsdóttir
Female. 28th Prime Minister of Iceland
First Name: Katrín
Born on February 1, 1976 (age 45)
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