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Fan Noli

1882 - 1965

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Theofan Stilian Noli, known as Fan Noli (6 January 1882 – 13 March 1965), was an Albanian writer, scholar, diplomat, politician, historian, orator, Archbishop, Metropolitan and founder of the Albanian Orthodox Church and the Albanian Orthodox Archdiocese in America who served as Prime Minister and regent of Albania in 1924 during the June Revolution.Fan Noli is venerated in Albania as a champion of literature, history, theology, diplomacy, journalism, music, national unity and ecumenism. He played an important role in the consolidation of Albanian as the national language of Albania with numerous translations of world literature masterpieces. He also wrote extensively in English: as a scholar and author of a series of publications on Skanderbeg, Shakespeare, Beethoven, religious texts and translations. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Fan Noli has received more than 177,479 page views. His biography is available in 32 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 31 in 2019). Fan Noli is the 4,679th most popular politician (down from 4,648th in 2019), the 451st most popular biography from Turkey (up from 456th in 2019) and the 238th most popular Turkish Politician.

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Among politicians, Fan Noli ranks 4,679 out of 15,577Before him are Emperor Muzong of Tang, María de las Mercedes, Princess of Asturias, Mamoru Shigemitsu, Jean-Luc Mélenchon, Baron Alexander von Bach, and Mahmud II. After him are Manuel Belgrano, Girma Wolde-Giorgis, Stefan Vladislav, Nikolay Shvernik, Valentina Matviyenko, and Maximilien de Béthune, Duke of Sully.

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Among people born in 1882, Fan Noli ranks 65Before him are Yusef of Morocco, Pavel Florensky, Yakub Kolas, Grand Duchess Elena Vladimirovna of Russia, Harold Lowe, and Husband E. Kimmel. After him are Dušan Simović, Feng Yuxiang, Princess Alexandra of Hanover, Franz Seldte, Subramania Bharati, and Princess Louise of Orléans. Among people deceased in 1965, Fan Noli ranks 37Before him are Sālote Tupou III, Louis Hjelmslev, Bernard Baruch, David O. Selznick, Lauri Törni, and Hastings Ismay, 1st Baron Ismay. After him are Aksel Sandemose, Angelica Balabanoff, Hans Knappertsbusch, Carl Værnet, Mehdi Ben Barka, and Porfirio Rubirosa.

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Among people born in Turkey, Fan Noli ranks 451 out of 1,301Before him are Eutropius (400), Ignatios of Constantinople (797), Artemisia II of Caria (null), Irene Doukaina (1066), Yılmaz Güney (1937), and Parrhasius (-500). After him are Leo I, King of Armenia (1150), Theodore of Mopsuestia (350), Eutyches (380), Türkan Şoray (1945), Maathorneferure (-1250), and Binali Yıldırım (1955).


Among politicians born in Turkey, Fan Noli ranks 238Before him are Ahmet Davutoğlu (1959), Zoe Karbonopsina (900), Ivaylo of Bulgaria (1281), Stephanus of Byzantium (501), Eutropius (400), and Artemisia II of Caria (null). After him are Leo I, King of Armenia (1150), Maathorneferure (-1250), Binali Yıldırım (1955), Mizizios (622), Andriscus (-185), and Emine Hatun (1398).