• Born date: 1924-07-04
  • Born in: n.a.
  • Death date: 1993-12-23
Sveinbjörn Beinteinsson

Sveinbjörn Beinteinsson (July 4, 1924 – December 23, 1993), a native of Iceland, was instrumental in helping to gain recognition by the Icelandic government for the pre-Christian Norse religion. The Ásatrúarfélagið ("Fellowship of Æsir faith"), which he founded in 1972, and for which he acted as goði (priest), was officially recognised as a religious body in 1973.Sveinbjörn lived his entire life in West Iceland.

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