Famous Albanian - Albanian Celebrities

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.

Find out more about the greatest Albanians, including Mother Teresa, Enver Hoxha, Edi Rama, Sali Berisha and Fan S. Noli.

The Most Famous Albanian

NameBirthdayNationalityBio
Edi RamaJuly 4, 1964AlbanianEdi Rama is the current Prime Minister of Albania
Barıs ArducOctober 9, 1987Albanian, Swiss, TurkishBarıs Arduc is a Swiss-born Albanian actor
Sali BerishaOctober 15, 1944AlbanianSali Berisha is an Albanian politician who served as the President and the Prime Minister of Albania
Fatos NanoSeptember 16, 1952AlbanianFatos Nano is an Albanian politician who served as Prime Minister of Albania for several times
Era IstrefiJuly 4, 1994AlbanianEra Istrefi is a Kosovo-Albanian pop singer who rose to fame with her song ‘BonBon.’
Enver HoxhaOctober 16, 1908AlbanianEnver Halil Hoxha was the supreme leader of Albania for close to 41 years
Bamir TopiApril 24, 1957AlbanianBamir Topi is an Albanian politician, who served as the President of Albania from 2007 to 2012
Fan S. NoliJanuary 6, 1882AlbanianFan S
Mother TeresaAugust 26, 1910Albanian, IndianAll through her life, Mother Teresa served people selflessly
Alfred MoisiuDecember 1, 1929AlbanianAlfred Moisiu was the fourth President of Albania and was in the office from 2002 to 2007

Edi Rama

Edi Rama is the current Prime Minister of Albania

AlbanianJuly 4, 19643,872 views

Enver Hoxha

Enver Halil Hoxha was the supreme leader of Albania for close to 41 years

AlbanianOctober 16, 1908306 views

Bamir Topi

Bamir Topi is an Albanian politician, who served as the President of Albania from 2007 to 2012

AlbanianApril 24, 1957294 views

Sali Berisha

Sali Berisha is an Albanian politician who served as the President and the Prime Minister of Albania

AlbanianOctober 15, 1944628 views

Fatos Nano

Fatos Nano is an Albanian politician who served as Prime Minister of Albania for several times

AlbanianSeptember 16, 1952556 views

Alfred Moisiu

Alfred Moisiu was the fourth President of Albania and was in the office from 2002 to 2007

Barıs Arduc

Barıs Arduc is a Swiss-born Albanian actor

AlbanianOctober 9, 19871,499 views

Era Istrefi

Era Istrefi is a Kosovo-Albanian pop singer who rose to fame with her song ‘BonBon.’

AlbanianJuly 4, 1994323 views

Mother Teresa

All through her life, Mother Teresa served people selflessly

AlbanianAugust 26, 1910147 views