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Icelandic independence movement

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CEO and Founder of Greenland Invest, 4x former Cabinet Minister, former Member of Parliament and former Mayor of Southgreenland, Kommune Kujalleq. I am proud to be the father for our four children, three boys and one girl. I am proud to have a beautiful and intelligent wife, who is an inspiration to me every single day. I am also proud to be a Greenlander, proud to be part of our endeavours to become an independent nation state. My passion is to be part of making this country a better place for our children and their children, to be part of our nation building process. A passion to make a difference, a positive difference. To be loyal to my people and to our country - in whatever I am part of, and To do - whatever I do - from the heart...

The Icelandic Independence movement (Icelandic: Sjálfstæðisbarátta Íslendinga) was the collective effort made by Icelanders to achieve self-determination and independence from the Kingdom of Denmark throughout the 19th and early 20th century.

Iceland received a constitution and limited home rule in 1874. A minister for Icelandic affairs was appointed to the Danish cabinet in 1904. Full independence was granted in 1918 through the Danish-Icelandic Act of Union. This was followed by the severance of all ties to Denmark with the declaration of the republic in 1944.

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