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Ornate red and ivory wall decoration, with plaque and symbols

Thingvellir – Northern Europe’s First Parliament

Posted by: Elin Hofverberg

Earlier this year the Law Library of Congress published a report on parliaments around the world.  Kelly highlighted this report in a blog post that included some amazing pictures of parliamentary buildings.  This inspired me to write about the oldest parliament in Northern Europe, which met at Thingvellir, Iceland.  I was lucky enough to visit …