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List of notable or famous poets from albania, with bios and photos, including the top poets born in albania and even some popular poets who immigrated to albania. If you're trying to find out the names of famous albania poets then this list is the perfect resource for you. These poets are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known poet from albania is included when available.

People include everything from Ismail Kadare to Naim Frashëri.

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Dritëro Agolli is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Poets from Albania
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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 primarily poetry, but also short stories, essays, plays, and novels. He was head of the Albanian League of Writers ...more

Age: 85

Birthplace: Devoll District, Albania

Profession: Poet, Writer

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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 stories until the publication of his first novel and poetry book, Dashuri e Pakthyeshme. In 2011 he founded AEA ...more

Age: 31

Birthplace: Korçë, Albania

Profession: Poet, Musician, Engineer

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Gjekë Marinaj is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Poets from Albania
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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 of the Society of Albanian-American Writers, established in 2001 and has published several books of poetry, ...more

Age: 51

Birthplace: Malësi e Madhe District, Albania

Profession: Poet, Writer

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Ismail Kadare is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Poets from Albania
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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 General of the Dead Army. In 1996 he became a lifetime member of the Academy of Moral and Political Sciences of ...more

Age: 81

Birthplace: Gjirokastër, Albania

Profession: Poet, Novelist, Essayist, Writer

Credits: Behind the Sun, Face to Face, The General of the Dead Army

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