Albanian
When you think of some of the most famous Albanians, the list can actually go endless. After all who can forget the contribution of Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu, or Mother Teresa to society and mankind or Cesk Zadeja to music, Dhimiter Agnosti to films, Mimoza Ahmeti to poetry, Martin Camaj to novels, Elvana Gjata to singing, or Angela Martini to modelling! Right from Ismail Qemali, the founder and first leader of modern Albanian state to Mustafa Kemal Atuturk the first President of the Republic of Albania, the country has a widespread political, social and economic dominion. Officially known as the Republic of Albania, it is situated in the Southeastern Europe, surrounded by Montenegro, Kosovo, Macedonia and Greece. The history of the country dates back to the prehistoric times of 4th century BC. Once controlled by the Roman Empire, Albania witnessed the rise and fall of numerous Empires before being nationalized as the Republic. It was due to this that the country’s art work and artistic forms have been variedly inspired, an aspect that makes it unique from other European countries. Over the years, Albanians have greatly contributed in varied fields be it music, folklore, literature, science, history, sport, fashion, films, entertainment, visual arts and so on. This section provides you information about the life and works of famous Albanians.
Mother TeresaMother Teresa
(Founder of Missionaries of Charity)

26 August 1910

Enver HoxhaEnver Hoxha
(Former Communist Leader of Albania)

16 October 1908

Era IstrefiEra Istrefi
(Singer, Songwriter)

04 July 1994

Edi RamaEdi Rama
(Prime Minister of Albania)

04 July 1964

Sali BerishaSali Berisha
(Former President & Prime Minister of Albania)

15 October 1944

Fan S. NoliFan S. Noli
(Prime Minister of Albania)

06 January 1882

Fatos NanoFatos Nano
(Former Prime Minister of Albania)

16 September 1952

Bamir TopiBamir Topi
(Former President of Albania)

24 April 1957

Alfred MoisiuAlfred Moisiu
(Fourth President of Albania)

01 December 1929

Barıs ArducBarıs Arduc
(Actor)

09 October 1987

Eliza DushkuEliza Dushku
(Actor, Film actor, Television actor)

30 December 1980

SkanderbegSkanderbeg
(Military commander)

06 May 1405

Masiela LushaMasiela Lusha
(Actress, poet, humanitarian)

23 October 1985

Ismail KadareIsmail Kadare
(Novelist, poet, essayist)

28 January 1936

Mërgim MavrajMërgim Mavraj
(Association football player)

09 June 1986

Sotiris NinisSotiris Ninis
(Association football player)

03 April 1990

Ramiz AliaRamiz Alia
(Politician)

18 October 1925

Migjen BashaMigjen Basha
(Association football player)

05 January 1987

Mehmet ShehuMehmet Shehu
(Politician)

10 January 1913

Fatmir SejdiuFatmir Sejdiu
(Legal historian, Educationist, University teacher)

23 October 1951

Zog of AlbaniaZog of Albania
(King)

08 October 1895

Bujar NishaniBujar Nishani
(President of Albania)

29 September 1964

Rexhep MeidaniRexhep Meidani
(President)

17 August 1944

Ali PashaAli Pasha
(politician)

1750 AD