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
|Edi Rama||July 4, 1964||Albanian||Edi Rama is the current Prime Minister of Albania|
|Barıs Arduc||October 9, 1987||Albanian, Swiss, Turkish||Barıs Arduc is a Swiss-born Albanian actor|
|Sali Berisha||October 15, 1944||Albanian||Sali Berisha is an Albanian politician who served as the President and the Prime Minister of Albania|
|Fatos Nano||September 16, 1952||Albanian||Fatos Nano is an Albanian politician who served as Prime Minister of Albania for several times|
|Enver Hoxha||October 16, 1908||Albanian||Enver Halil Hoxha was the supreme leader of Albania for close to 41 years|
|Bamir Topi||April 24, 1957||Albanian||Bamir Topi is an Albanian politician, who served as the President of Albania from 2007 to 2012|
|Era Istrefi||July 4, 1994||Albanian||Era Istrefi is a Kosovo-Albanian pop singer who rose to fame with her song ‘BonBon.’|
|Fan S. Noli||January 6, 1882||Albanian||Fan S|
|Mother Teresa||August 26, 1910||Albanian, Indian||All through her life, Mother Teresa served people selflessly|
|Alfred Moisiu||December 1, 1929||Albanian||Alfred Moisiu was the fourth President of Albania and was in the office from 2002 to 2007|