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List of famous politicians from Albania, listed alphabetically with photos when available. This list of popular Albanian politicians includes members of the government who are either active or inactive, some of who might even now be dead. These are some of the most well-known Albanian politicians of all time, so if you're a native of Albania and want to work for your country then these are the people you should look up to. If you're searching for a particular politician from Albania, then use the "search" box to find who you're looking for.

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Abas Ermenji is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Politicians from Albania
Abas Ermenji Died at 90 (1913-2003) Prof. Abas Ermenji was an Albanian politician and historian.

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Abaz Kupi is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Politicians from Albania
Abaz Kupi Died at 84 (1892-1976) Abaz Kupi or Abas Kupi also known as Bazi i Canës, was an Albanian officier commander of the gendarmerie of the town of Kruja, and later of the town of Durres. He is also known for his role ...more

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Adil Çarçani is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Politicians from Albania
Died at 75 (1922-1997) Adil Çarçani was an Albanian politician in the Communist regime led by Enver Hoxha. He served as the titular head of the Albanian government in the years immediately preceding the ...more

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Aleksandër Meksi is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Politicians from Albania
Aleksandër Meksi age 79 Aleksandër Gabriel Meksi was the 27th Prime Minister of Albania from April 13, 1992 to March 11, 1997. A former archaeologist, he was the first person to be prime minister of Albania after ...more

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Alfred Moisiu is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Politicians from Albania
age 89 Alfred Spiro Moisiu was the 4th President of the Republic of Albania from 2002-2007. He is the eldest son of famed Albanian Army general Spiro Moisiu.

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Ali Këlcyra is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Politicians from Albania
Ali Këlcyra Died at 72 (1891-1963) Ali Këlcyra born Ali Klissura, was an Albanian lord, a member of the Albanian parliament in the 1920s. He was co-founder with Mit’hat Frashëri of the Balli Kombëtar organization ...more

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Ali Pasha is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Politicians from Albania
Ali Pasha Died at 78 (1744-1822) Ali Pasha of Tepelena or of Yannina, surnamed Aslan, "the Lion", or the "Lion of Yannina", was a Muslim Albanian ruler who served as an Ottoman pasha of the western part of ...more

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Arben Imami is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Politicians from Albania
Arben Imami age 60 Arben Fahri Imami is an Albanian politician. He served as the minister of defense between 2009 and 2013.

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Armand Duka is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Politicians from Albania
Armand Duka Armand Duka is head of the Albanian Football Association. Duka, a businessman and graduate of economics from Tirana University, has been president of the FShF since 2002 On 1 March 2014 Armand ...more

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Avni Rustemi is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Politicians from Albania
Died at 29 (1895-1924) 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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Bamir Topi is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Politicians from Albania
age 61 Bamir Myrteza Topi was the fifth President of Albania from 24 July 2007 to 24 July 2012. He was also Honorary President of Albanian football club KF Tirana from 2005 to 2007. In September 2012 ...more

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Bashkim Fino is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Politicians from Albania
Bashkim Fino age 56 Bashkim Fino is an Albanian politician and was the 28th Prime Minister of Albania. Fino studied economics in Tirana and the United States. After this, he worked as an economist in ...more

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Behgjet Pacolli is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Politicians from Albania
Behgjet Pacolli age 67 Behgjet Isa Pacolli is a former President of the Republic of Kosovo, and First Deputy Prime Minister in the cabinet of Hashim Thaçi where he served until the formation of the new ...more

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Bujar Nishani is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Politicians from Albania
Bujar Nishani age 52 Bujar Faik Nishani is an Albanian politician who has been President of Albania since July 2012. At the time of his election, Nishani was a member of the Democratic Party of Albania, an MP, and ...more

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Edi Rama is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Politicians from Albania
Edi Rama age 54 Edi Rama is an Albanian politician, artist, writer, and the current Prime Minister of Albania since 2013. He has also been leader of the Socialist Party of Albania since 2005. Rama served in the ...more

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Edmond Haxhinasto is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Politicians from Albania
Edmond Haxhinasto age 52 Edmond Haxhinasto is an Albanian politician who was Deputy Prime Minister of Albania from 2011 to 2013.

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Enver Hoxha is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Politicians from Albania
Died at 77 (1908-1985) 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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Faik Konica is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Politicians from Albania
Died at 67 (1875-1942) 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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Fan S. Noli is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Politicians from Albania
Died at 83 (1882-1965) 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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Fatmir Sejdiu is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Politicians from Albania
Fatmir Sejdiu age 67 Fatmir Sejdiu is a politician from Kosovo. He was the leader of the Democratic League of Kosovo and was the first President of the Republic of Kosovo.

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Fatos Nano is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Politicians from Albania
Fatos Nano age 66 Fatos Thanas Nano is an Albanian politician who was the Prime Minister of Albania several times; he was the first leader and founder of the Socialist Party of Albania and a member of the ...more

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Ferdinand Xhaferraj is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Politicians from Albania
Ferdinand Xhaferraj age 54 Ferdinand Xhaferraj is an Albanian politician. He was the Minister of Tourism, Cultural Affairs, Youth and Sports of that country, serving since 2009, and is a member of the Democratic Party of ...more

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Gajur Deralla is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Politicians from Albania
Gajur Deralla Gajur Dëralla was captain of the Luboten Battalion. The Luboten Battalion was a military division of the Balli Kombëtar which operated in Albania under Fascist Italy and Nazi Germany

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Genc Pollo is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Politicians from Albania
Genc Pollo age 55 Genc Pollo is an Albanian politician. An orthodox Christian and trained historian, Pollo was co-founder and first spokesman of the Albanian Democratic Party. He is a member of the Albanian ...more

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Gramoz Pashko is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Politicians from Albania
Died at 51 (1955-2006) Gramoz Pashko was an Albanian economist and politician. He cofounded the Democratic Party of Albania in 1990. He served lately as the rector of the University of New York, Tirana. He was married ...more

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Ilir Meta is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Politicians from Albania
Ilir Meta age 49 Ilir Rexhep Meta is an Albanian politician who was Prime Minister of Albania from 1999 to 2002. He was Minister of Foreign Affairs from 2002 to 2003 and again from 2009 to 2010, and he has been ...more

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Isa Mustafa is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Politicians from Albania
Isa Mustafa age 67 Isa Mustafa is the Prime Minister of the Republic of Kosovo and leader of the Democratic League of Kosovo. Mustafa was Mayor of Pristina from December 2007 to December 2013.

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Jakup Krasniqi is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Politicians from Albania
Jakup Krasniqi age 67 Jakup Krasniqi is an Albanian politician and former acting President of Kosovo. He is former Chairman of the Assembly of Kosovo.

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Jozefina Topalli is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Politicians from Albania
Jozefina Topalli age 55 Jozefina Çoba Topalli is an Albanian politician and was the Chairwoman of the Parliament of Albania, since September 3, 2005, and vice-president of the Democratic Party of Albania. She is ...more

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Köprülü Mehmed Pasha is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Politicians from Albania
Köprülü Mehmed Pasha Died at 86 (1575-1661) Köprülü Mehmed Pasha was the founder of the Albanian Köprülü political dynasty of the Ottoman Empire, a family of viziers, warriors, and statesmen who dominated the ...more

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Lulzim Basha is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Politicians from Albania
Lulzim Basha age 44 Lulzim Basha is a prominent Albanian politician who has been Mayor of Tirana, the capital of Albania, since 2011. He has also been leader of the Democratic Party of Albania, the main opposition ...more

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Mefail Shehu is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Politicians from Albania
Mefail Shehu Died at 26 (1919-1945) Mefail Shehu, also known as Mefail i madh or Mefail Zajazi was a Balli Kombëtar military commander and leader of the Kicevo region during World War II. He was a close associate of Xhem

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Mehmet Shehu is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Politicians from Albania
Mehmet Shehu Died at 68 (1913-1981) Mehmet Ismail Shehu was an Albanian communist politician who served as premier of Albania from 1954 to 1981. As an acknowledged military tactician, without whose leadership the communist ...more

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Midhat Frashëri is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Politicians from Albania
Midhat Frashëri Died at 69 (1880-1949) Mit’hat Frashëri was an Albanian diplomat, writer and politician. The son of Abdyl Frashëri, one of the most important activists of the Albanian National Awakening in 1908 he ...more

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Pashko Vasa is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Politicians from Albania
Died at 67 (1825-1892) 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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Ramiz Alia is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Politicians from Albania
Died at 86 (1925-2011) 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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Rexhep Meidani is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Politicians from Albania
age 74 Rexhep Qemal Meidani is an Albanian politician and third President of Albania.

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Ridvan Bode is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Politicians from Albania
Ridvan Bode age 59 Ridvan Vait Bode is an Albanian politician. A member of the Democratic Party of Albania, he is a former Minister of Finance in the cabinet of Sali Berisha. In December 2013 it was reported that ...more

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Sali Berisha is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Politicians from Albania
age 74 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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Sejfulla Malëshova is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Politicians from Albania
Died at 70 (1901-1971) Sejfulla Malëshova was an Albanian politician and writer.

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Teuta Topi is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Politicians from Albania
Teuta Topi age 57 Teuta Topi - Mema was the First Lady of Albania from 2007 to 2012 as the wife of former President Bamir Topi.

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Vilson Ahmeti is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Politicians from Albania
Vilson Ahmeti age 67 Vilson Ahmeti is an Albanian political figure. He served as the 26th prime minister of Albania between 10 December 1991 and 13 April 1992.

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Xhafer Deva is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Politicians from Albania
Xhafer Deva Died at 74 (1904-1978) Xhafer Ibrahim Deva was a Kosovo Albanian fascist politician during World War II. A notable local politician in Kosovo and in Axis-occupied Albania, he took charge German-occupied Mitrovica and ...more

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Xhem Hasa is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous Politicians from Albania
Xhem Hasa Died at 37 (1908-1945) Xhemail Hasani, aka Xhemë "Xhemo" Hasa–Gostivari, was an Albanian nationalist, in charge of the Balli Kombëtar's activities in the eastern regions of Albania under Fascist

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Zog I of Albania is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous Politicians from Albania
Zog I of Albania Died at 66 (1895-1961) Zog I, King of the Albanians, born Ahmet Muhtar Bej Zogolli, taking the surname Zogu from 1922, was the leader of Albania from 1925 to 1939, first as President and then as King. Earlier he ...more