17. June Icelandic National Day

17. June Icelandic National Day

Icelandic National Day (Icelandic: Þjóðhátíðardagurinn, the day of the nation's celebration) is an annual holiday in Iceland which commemorates the foundation of The Republic of Iceland on 17 June 1944 and its independence from Danish rule.

The date was chosen to coincide with the birthday of Jón Sigurðsson, a major figure of Icelandic culture and the leader of the 20th century Icelandic independence movement.

Set Descending Direction
View as Grid List

Items 1-9 of 35

Page
per page
Loading ...Load More ...
Set Descending Direction
View as Grid List

Items 1-9 of 35

Page
per page