Jón Árnason

By Hans Peter Hansen, 1861.
Librarian and “the father of Icelandic folklore collection”,
b. 17 August 1819, d. 4 September 1888;

  • For a detailed biography, see: Terry Gunnell, 2015. “Árnason, Jón”, Encyclopedia of Romantic Nationalism in Europe, ed. Joep Leerssen (electronic version; Amsterdam: Study Platform on Interlocking Nationalisms, www.romanticnationalism.net), article version, last changed 23-11-2017, consulted 25-02-2018..
  • See also: Jón Árnason on Wikipedia.