Born 250854, raised in Reykjavík, studied history at the University Lund Sweden 1973-74 and art and history in Instituto Allende in San Miguel de Allende Guanajuato Mexico 1977-78. Cand. mag. in history from the University of Iceland 1983. Has since been engaged in writing. Author of 20 miscellaneous books: 7 novels, 2 books of poetry and a novella co-written with Megas. History of Reykjavík (1870-1950); theater history (1900-1950); church history (19th century); historical biography (18th -19th century) and biography.