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Albania ranks 80th in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind North Macedonia, Cameroon, and Philippines. Memorable people born in present day Albania include Skanderbeg, Enver Hoxha, and Safiye Sultan. Memorable people who died in Albania include Skanderbeg, Enver Hoxha, and Stefan Dušan. Albania has been the birth place of many politicians, and soccer players and the death place of many politicians, and writers.

Albania, officially the Republic of Albania, is a country in Southeast Europe. It is in the Balkans, on the Adriatic and Ionian Seas within the Mediterranean Sea, and shares land borders with Montenegro to the northwest, Kosovo to the northeast, North Macedonia to the east and Greece to the south. With an area of 28,748 km2 (11,100 sq mi), it has a varied range of climatic, geological, hydrological and morphological conditions. Albania's landscapes range from rugged snow-capped mountains in the Albanian Alps and the Korab, Skanderbeg, Pindus and Ceraunian Mountains, to fertile lowland plains extending from the Adriatic and Ionian seacoasts. Tirana is the capital and largest city in the country, followed by Durrës, Vlorë, and Shkodër. Read more on Wikipedia

People

Between 300 BC and 2002, present day Albania was the birth place of 153 globally memorable people, including Skanderbeg, Enver Hoxha, and Safiye Sultan. Additionaly, 44 globally memorable people have passed away in present day Albania including Skanderbeg, Enver Hoxha, and Stefan Dušan.

People Born in Present Day Albania

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People Deceased in Present Day Albania

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Occupations

Most individuals born in present day Albania were politicians (52), soccer players (33), singers (23), writers (16), and athletes (9),  while most who died were politicians (23), writers (9), religious figures (2), singers (2), and historians (2).

Over the past 100 years, soccer players have been the top profession of globally memorable people born in present day Albania, including Panajot Pano, Erjon Bogdani, and Altin Lala. Whereas, throughout history, politicians have been the profession with the most memorable people born in present day Albania, including Skanderbeg, Enver Hoxha, and Safiye Sultan.

Places

Overlapping Lives

Below is a visual represetation of the lifespans of the top 25 globally memorable people born in present day Albania since 1700.