Jón Ögmundsson Icelandic bishop

Jón Ögmundsson is a 69 years old Icelandic bishop from . Jón Ögmundsson was born on January 01, 1052 (died on April 23, 1121, he was 69 years old) in .

Jón Ögmundsson



Jón Ögmundsson or Ogmundarson also known as John of Holar and Jon Helgi Ogmundarson was an Icelandic bishop and local Icelandic saint. In 1106 the second Icelandic diocese Hólar was created in the north of Iceland and Jón was appointed its first bishop. He served as bishop there until his death. A religious purist Jón made it his mission to uproot all remnants of paganism. This included changing the names of the days of the week.
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Is Jón Ögmundsson still alive?

No, he died on 04/23/1121, 901 years ago. He was 69 years old when he died. He died in Hólar

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