Icelandic scholar, author and poetwd:Q1445174
country of citizenship: Icelandic Commonwealth
language of expression: Latin, Icelandic
occupation: poet, historian, writer, skald
Gunnlaugr Leifsson (d. 1218 or 1219) was an Icelandic scholar, author and poet. He was a Benedictine monk at the Þingeyraklaustur monastery (Icelandic Þingeyrarklaustur) in the north of Iceland. Many sources (including Þorvalds þáttur víðförla) refer to him simply as Gunnlaugr munkr or Gunnlaugr the Monk.
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