Writers Famous Authors from Albania

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List of the most popular authors from Albania, listed alphabetically with photos when available. For centuries authors have been among the world's most important people, helping chronicle history and keep us entertained with one of the earliest forms of storytelling. Whether they're known for fiction, non-fiction, poetry or even technical writing, the famous Albanian authors on this list have kept that tradition alive by writing renowned works that have been praised around the world. You can find useful information below about these notable Albanian writers, such as when they were born and where their place of birth was.

List includes Enver Hoxha, Luljeta Lleshanaku and more.

This list answers the questions, "Which famous authors are from Albania?" and "Who are the best Albanian authors?"

For further information on these historic Albanian authors, click on their names. If you're a bookworm then use this list of celebrated Albanian authors to discover some new books that you will enjoy reading.

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Jim Belushi is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Authors from Albania
Jim Belushi REAL MEN James Adam "Jim" Belushi is an American actor, comedian and musician. He is best known for playing the role of James "Jim" Orenthal on the long-running sitcom According to ...more

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Ismail Kadare is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Authors from Albania
Ismail Kadare The General of the Dead Army, The File on H., Broken April Ismail Kadare is an Albanian novelist and poet. He has been a leading literary figure in Albania since the 1960s. He focused on short stories until the publication of his first novel, The ...more

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Enver Hoxha is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Authors from Albania
Enver Hoxha The Titoites, Për shokët e mi pionierë, Superfuqitë^! 1959-1984 Enver Halil Hoxha was the socialist leader of Albania from 1944 until his death in 1985, as the First Secretary of the Party of Labour of Albania. He was chairman of the Democratic Front of ...more

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Masiela Lusha is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Authors from Albania
Masiela Lusha Masiela Lusha is an Albanian-American actress, author, producer and humanitarian who first gained recognition after starring in film and TV projects such as the Emmy Award-winning ABC series ...more

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Robert J. Sawyer is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Authors from Albania
Robert J. Sawyer Calculating God, Wake, Rollback Robert James Sawyer is a Canadian science fiction writer. He has had 21 novels published, and his short fiction has appeared in Analog Science Fiction and Fact, Amazing Stories, On Spec, Nature, ...more

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Mehmet Akif Ersoy is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Authors from Albania
Mehmet Akif Ersoy Safahat, Asım, At the Chair of Fatih Mehmet Âkif Ersoy was a Turkish poet, writer, academic, member of parliament, and the author of the Turkish National Anthem. Widely regarded as one of the premiere literary minds of his ...more

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Shefki Hysa is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Authors from Albania
Shefki Hysa Aromë Çamërie, Rrëfimet e një hajduti, Turtullesha dhe djalli Shefki Mazar Hysa - is an Albanian writer and journalist.

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Anri Sala is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Authors from Albania
Anri Sala Anri Sala Anri Sala is an Albanian contemporary artist whose primary medium is video.

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Muhammad Nasiruddin al-Albani is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Authors from Albania
Muhammad Nasiruddin al-Albani Irwa al-Ghalil, Qiyamu Ramadhan, Silsalat al-Hadith ad-Da'ifa Muhammad Nasir-ud-Din al-Albani was an Albanian Islamic scholar; he specialised in the fields of hadith and fiqh. He was a watch repairman by trade, and a prolific writer and speaker, in ...more

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Leon Qafzezi is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Authors from Albania
Leon Qafzezi Leon Qafzezi is a writer and cineaste.

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Dora d'Istria is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Authors from Albania
Dora d'Istria Dora d'Istria, pen-name of duchess Helena Koltsova-Massalskaya, born Elena Ghica, was a Romanian Romantic writer and feminist of Albanian descent.

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Millosh Gjergj Nikolla is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Authors from Albania
Millosh Gjergj Nikolla Selected Albanian songs and sketches, Free verse Millosh Gjergj Nikolla was an Albanian poet and writer, known under his nom de plume Migjeni.

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Fan S. Noli is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Authors from Albania
Fan S. Noli George Castroiti Scanderbeg (1405-1468), Beethoven and the French Revolution Theofan Stilian Noli, better known as Fan Noli was an Albanian-American writer, scholar, diplomat, politician, historian, orator, and founder of the Albanian Orthodox Church, who served as prime ...more

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Sali Berisha is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Authors from Albania
Sali Berisha The contract of the Democratic Party with Albania three years Sali Berisha, is a Albanian cardiologist and politician who served as President of Albania from 1992 to 1997 and Prime Minister from 2005 to 2013. He was also the leader of the Democratic Party ...more

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Ramiz Alia is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Authors from Albania
Ramiz Alia Democratization of socio-economic life strengthens the thinking and action of the people, The Albanian League of Prizren Ramiz Tafë Alia was the second and last Communist leader of Albania from 1985 to 1991, and the country's head of state from 1982 to 1992. He had been designated as successor by Enver Hoxha ...more

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Fatos Kongoli is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Authors from Albania
Fatos Kongoli Dragoi i fildishtë, Në pritje të Nostradamusit, I humburi Fatos Kongoli has recently become one of the most forceful and convincing representatives of contemporary Albanian prose.

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Avni Rustemi is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Authors from Albania
Avni Rustemi Avni Rustemi was an Albanian teacher, activist and member of the Albanian parliament. Rustemi was the leader of the democratic organisation "Bashkimi", and member of the democratic ...more

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Luljeta Lleshanaku is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Authors from Albania
Luljeta Lleshanaku Fresco Luljeta Lleshanaku is an Albanian poet who is the recipient of the 2009 Vilenice Kristal prize for world poetry She was educated in literature at the University of Tirana and was editor-in-chief ...more

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Faik Konica is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Authors from Albania
Faik Konica Faik Konitza Faik Konica, born in Konitsa, was one of the greatest figures of Albanian culture in the early decades of the twentieth century. Prewar Albanian minister to Washington, his literary review, ...more

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Pashko Vasa is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Authors from Albania
Pashko Vasa The truth on Albania and the Albanians Pashko Vasa also known as Vaso Pasha, Wasa Pasha or Vaso Pashë Shkodrani, was an Albanian writer, poet and publicist of the Albanian National Awakening, and Governor of Lebanon from 1882 ...more

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Musine Kokalari is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Authors from Albania
Musine Kokalari Musine Kokalari of Gjirokastër, Albania was an Albanian prose writer and politician in Albania's pre-communist period. She was the founder of the Social-Democratic Party of Albania in 1943. ...more

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Mihal Grameno is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Authors from Albania
Mihal Grameno Mihal Grameno was an Albanian rilindas, politician, writer, freedom fighter, and journalist.

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Gjergj Fishta is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Authors from Albania
Gjergj Fishta Lahuta e Malcís Gjergj Fishta was an Albanian Franciscan, poet, rilindas, and a translator. Notably he was the chairman of the commission of the Congress of Monastir, which sanctioned the Albanian alphabet. In ...more

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Naim Frashëri is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Authors from Albania
Naim Frashëri Naim Frashëri was an Albanian poet and writer. He was one of the most prominent figures of the Albanian National Awakening of the 19th century, together with his two brothers Sami and ...more

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Ndre Mjeda is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Authors from Albania
Ndre Mjeda Ndre Mjeda was an Albanian poet and activist. He was influenced by the Jesuit writer Anton Xanoni and the Franciscan poet Leonardo De Martino.

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Filip Shiroka is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Authors from Albania
Filip Shiroka Filip Shiroka was a classical Rilindja poet whose verse was first to become known in later years. He was born and raised in Shkodër and educated there by the Franciscans. Among his teachers ...more

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Sejfulla Malëshova is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Authors from Albania
Sejfulla Malëshova Sejfulla Malëshova was an Albanian politician and writer.

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Gjekë Marinaj is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Authors from Albania
Gjekë Marinaj Gjekë Marinaj is an Albanian-American poet, writer, translator, literary critic, and founder of the Protonism Theory. Currently living in the United States, he has been the first president ...more

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Rexhep Qosja is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Authors from Albania
Rexhep Qosja Rexhep Qosja is a prominent Albanian politician and literary critic from a part of Malësia in modern Montenegro. He holds a Bachelor's degree from the University of Pristina and graduated ...more

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Girolamo de Rada is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Authors from Albania
Girolamo de Rada Geronimo de Rada was an Albanian writer of Italo-Albanian literature. Of Arbëreshë descent he was the foremost figure of the Albanian National Awakening in 19th century Italy.

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Haki Stërmilli is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Authors from Albania
Haki Stërmilli Haki Stërmilli was an Albanian writer and journalist. His works dealt mostly with issues related to the rights of the Albanian communities outside Albania, republicanism, emancipation of ...more

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Dritëro Agolli is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Authors from Albania
Dritëro Agolli Dritëro Agolli is an Albanian poet, writer, politician, and former president of the defunct Albanian League of Writers and Artists. He studied in Leningrad in the Soviet Union and wrote ...more

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Shpendi Sollaku Noé is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Authors from Albania
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Domenico Bellizzi is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Authors from Albania
Domenico Bellizzi Domenico Bellizzi, also known under the pseudonym of Vorea Ujko, is among the most popular and respected of the Arbëresh poets. Domenico Bellizzi was a modest priest from Frascineto in ...more

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Erlet Shaqe is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Authors from Albania
Erlet Shaqe Erlet Shaqe is an Albanian writer and engineer. He is known for his novels and poetry, although he was first noticed for his engineering and research work. In the 2010s he focused on short ...more

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Irhan Jubica is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Authors from Albania
Irhan Jubica Irhan Jubica is an Albanian writer and poet. Jubica was editor-in-chief of Thyerje newspaper in 1994–95. He was also editor-in-chief of Orana Review, and co-ordinator of Pen-Club ORANA, an ...more

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Lasgush Poradeci is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Authors from Albania
Lasgush Poradeci Llazar Sotir Gusho was an Albanian poet and writer known by the pseudonym Lasgush Poradeci.