List of personal coats of arms of Presidents of Iceland

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Arms of the Presidents of Iceland[edit]

Many of the Presidents of Iceland have borne arms; mainly through membership of foreign orders of chivalry.

Arms of the Presidents of Iceland[edit]

Arms Name of President and Blazon
Sveinn Bjornsson, President of Iceland, 1944-1952

No arms known

Asgeir Asgeirsson Coat of Arms.svg Asgeir Asgeirsson, President of Iceland, 1952-1968

Per pale Azure and Vert, on a Pale Gules a Cross bottoné fitché Or

Motto: Carpe Diem (Latin:'Seize the Day')

Kristján Eldjárn Coat of Arms.svg Arms of Kristjan Eldjarn, President of Iceland, 1968-1980

Azure, a Star of eight point Or and in chief a fire-steel Argent

As a Knight of the Danish Order of the Elephant; he bore the following crest:

On a helmet affronty, on a wreath azure and argent, a star of eight points Or between two bull's horns, the dexter per pale Argent and Azure, the sinister per pale Gules and Argent

Mantling: Azure, lined argent.

No Motto.

Vigdís Finnbogadóttir Coat of Arms.svg Arms of Vigdís Finnbogadóttir, President of Iceland, 1980-1996

Azure, on a Pale Gules fimbriated Argent a Tree eradicated Or

As a Knight of the Danish Order of the Elephant; she bore the following crest:

On a barred helmet affronty, on a wreath azure and argent, two swans' wings argent.

Mantling: Azure, lined argent.

No Motto.

Ólafur Ragnar Grimsson Coat of Arms.svg Arms of Ólafur Ragnar Grimsson, President of Iceland, 1996–2016

Azure, a Pallet fitché Argent surmounted by a Base enarched per fess of the Last and Gules

Motto: Vires Islandiae (Latin:'Mighty Iceland')

Guðni Th. Jóhannesson, President of Iceland, 2016-

No arms known.

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