Famous Albanian Women

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Mother Teresa
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Birthdate: August 26, 1910
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Skopje, North Macedonia
Died: September 5, 1997

An Albanian-Indian Roman Catholic nun and a missionary, Mother Teresa was the founder of Missionaries of Charity, a Roman Catholic religious congregation. She was both an admired and controversial figure and was the recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize. While she was admired by many for her charitable work, she also earned criticism for her stance against abortion and contraception.

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Masiela Lusha
(Actress)

Masiela Lusha
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Birthdate: October 23, 1985
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Tirana, Albania
Albanian-American actor Masiela Lusha is best known for her Young Artist Award-winning role of Carmen Lopez in George Lopez and has appeared in films such as Blood: The Last Vampire. She has written several poetry books and has also translated Mother Teresa’s poems. She is also associated with U.N. Women.

 3 
Dhurata Dora
(Singer)

Dhurata Dora
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Birthdate: December 24, 1992
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Nuremberg, Germany
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Era Istrefi
(Singer-songwriter)

Era Istrefi
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Birthdate: July 4, 1994
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Pristina, Kosovo
Known for her single BonBon, which catapulted her to fame, Kosovo-Albanian singer Era Istrefi is the younger sister of singer Nora Istrefi. Era specializes in a signature fusion of dance, electronic, pop, and hip-hop. She also writes most of her lyrics in the Gheg Albanian dialect.

 5 
Safiye Sultan
(Wife of Murad III)

Safiye Sultan
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Birthdate: 1550 AD
Birthplace: Dukagjin highlands, Albania
Died: 1618 AD

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Enca Haxhia
(Singer)

Enca Haxhia
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Birthdate: October 19, 1995
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Tirana, Albania

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Emina Cunmulaj
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Birthdate: September 12, 1984
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Michigan, United States
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Majlinda Kelmendi
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Birthdate: May 9, 1991
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Peja, Kosovo

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Anxhela Peristeri
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Birthdate: March 24, 1986
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Korçë, Albania

 10 
Almeda Abazi
(Actress)

Almeda Abazi
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Birthdate: February 13, 1992
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Tirana, Albania

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Nora Istrefi
(Singer)

Nora Istrefi
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Birthdate: March 25, 1986
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Pristina, FR Yugoslavia, Kosovo

 12 
Bleona
(Singer)

Bleona
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Birthdate: May 14, 1979
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Korçë, Albania

 13 
Eni Vasili
(Journalist)

Eni Vasili
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Birthdate: 0000 AD
Birthplace: Tirana, Albania

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Arilena Ara
(Singer)

Arilena Ara
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Birthdate: July 17, 1998
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Shkodër, Albania

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Dafina Zeqiri
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Birthdate: April 14, 1989
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Varberg, Sweden

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Cindy Marina
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Birthdate: July 18, 1998
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States

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Elvana Gjata
(Singer)

Elvana Gjata
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Birthdate: February 3, 1987
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Tirana, Albania

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Trejsi Sejdini
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Birthdate: May 30, 2000
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Elbasan, Albania

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Melinda Ademi
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Birthdate: November 19, 1995
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Mitrovica, Kosovo

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Laura Mersini-Houghton
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Birthdate: 0000 AD
Birthplace: Tirana, Albania

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Jonida Maliqi
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Birthdate: March 26, 1983
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Tirana, Albania

Elia, Crown Princess of Albania
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Birthdate: February 8, 1983
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Tirana, Albania

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Angela Martini
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Birthdate: May 23, 1986
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Shkodër, Albania

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Tayna
(Rapper)

Tayna
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Birthdate: December 14, 1996
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Kosovo

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Ilira
(Singer)

Ilira
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Birthdate: October 29, 1994
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Brienz, Switzerland

Swiss-born Albanian singer Ilira Gashi, better known as Ilira, was placed third, along with her band, on the show Die grosse Entscheidungs Show. She later moved to Berlin to explore her music career and created hits such as Fading. The Europe Music Award-nominated singer has now signed with Virgin and Universal.

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Fifi
(Kosovo-Albanian singer and songwriter)

Fifi
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Birthdate: March 31, 1994
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Herten, Germany

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Arta Dobroshi
(Actress)

Arta Dobroshi
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Birthdate: October 2, 1980
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Pristina, Kosovo

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Xhensila Myrtezaj
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Birthdate: April 9, 1993
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Tirana, Albania

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Nexhmije Hoxha
(Politician)

Nexhmije Hoxha
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Birthdate: February 8, 1921
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Bitola, North Macedonia
Died: February 26, 2020

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Donika Kastrioti
(Noblewoman)

Donika Kastrioti
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Birthdate: 1428 AD
Birthplace: Kaninë, Albania
Died: 1506 AD

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Arbana Osmani
(Television presenter)

Arbana Osmani
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Birthdate: May 7, 1983
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Debar, Macedonia

 32 
Lindita
(Singer)

Lindita
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Birthdate: March 24, 1989
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Vitina, SFR Yugoslavia (present-day Kosovo)

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Afërdita Dreshaj
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Birthdate: July 19, 1986
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Podgorica, Montenegro

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Eli Fara
(Singer)

Eli Fara
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Birthdate: May 21, 1968
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Korçë, Albania

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Miriam Cani
(Singer-songwriter)

Miriam Cani
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Birthdate: May 30, 1985
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Elbasan, Albania

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Elhaida Dani
(Singer-songwriter)

Elhaida Dani
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Birthdate: February 17, 1993
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Shkodër, Albania

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Monika Kryemadhi
(Politician)

Monika Kryemadhi
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Birthdate: April 9, 1974
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Dibër, Albania

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Olta Xhaçka
(Politician)

Olta Xhaçka
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Birthdate: December 25, 1979
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Tirana, Albania

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Belinda Balluku
(Politician)

Belinda Balluku
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Birthdate: October 9, 1973
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Tiranë, Albania

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Rina
(Rapper)

Rina
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Birthdate: October 27, 1999
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Peja, Kosovo

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Aurela Gaçe
(Singer)

Aurela Gaçe
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Birthdate: October 16, 1974
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Llakatund, Vlorë, Albania

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Vlora Citaku
(Politician)

Vlora Citaku
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Birthdate: October 10, 1980
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Podujevo, SFR Yugoslavia

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Eva Murati
(Actress)

Eva Murati
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Birthdate: May 25, 1995
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Elbasan, Albania

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Tuna
(Singer-songwriter)

Tuna
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Birthdate: July 14, 1985
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Skopje, North Macedonia

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Leonora Jakupi
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Birthdate: March 3, 1979
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Skenderaj, Kosovo

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Dora d'Istria
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Birthdate: January 22, 1828
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Bucharest, Romania
Died: November 17, 1888

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Alketa Vejsiu
(Television presenter)

Alketa Vejsiu
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Birthdate: January 19, 1984
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Tirana, Albania

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Rudina Hajdari
(Politician)

Rudina Hajdari
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Birthdate: August 15, 1987
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Tirana, Albania

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Musine Kokalari
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Birthdate: February 10, 1917
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Adana, Ottoman Empire
Died: August 14, 1983

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Vaçe Zela
(Singer)

Vaçe Zela
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Birthdate: April 7, 1939
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Lushnjë, Albania
Died: February 6, 2014