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Ismail Qemali

1844 - 1919

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Ismail Qemali (Albanian: [ismail cɛmali] ; 16 January 1844 – 26 January 1919), sometimes spelled as Ismail Kemal in old diplomatic correspondence, was an Albanian politician and statesman who is regarded as the founder of modern Albania. He served as the first prime minister of Albania from December 1912 until his resignation in January 1914. Born in Vlorë to an Albanian noble family, Qemali developed an early interest in languages and mastered Ottoman Turkish, Greek, Italian and French in Ioannina and later studied law in Istanbul. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ismail Qemali has received more than 403,030 page views. His biography is available in 43 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 39 in 2019). Ismail Qemali is the 2,946th most popular politician, the 15th most popular biography from Albania and the 14th most popular Albanian Politician.

Ismail Qemali was a leader of the Albanian independence movement. He was the first Prime Minister of Albania and is most famous for leading the Albanian independence movement.

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Among politicians, Ismail Qemali ranks 2,946 out of 15,577Before him are William Ewart Gladstone, Bahram I, Antiochus V Eupator, Archduchess Elisabeth Franziska of Austria, Macbeth, King of Scotland, and Souphanouvong. After him are Yazdegerd II, Leopold I, Duke of Austria, Charles Emmanuel IV of Sardinia, Taksin, Armand Fallières, and Julia Maesa.

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Among people born in 1844, Ismail Qemali ranks 24Before him are Pablo de Sarasate, Alfred, Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, Menelik II, Muhammad Ahmad, Friedrich Miescher, and Abdur Rahman Khan. After him are Charles-Marie Widor, Charles-Émile Reynaud, `Abdu'l-Bahá, Karl Lueger, Julius Wellhausen, and Sophia Tolstaya. Among people deceased in 1919, Ismail Qemali ranks 21Before him are Carl Larsson, Yakov Sverdlov, Archduke Ludwig Viktor of Austria, Princess Charlotte of Prussia, Grand Duke Paul Alexandrovich of Russia, and Habibullah Khan. After him are L. Frank Baum, Madam C. J. Walker, Kurt Eisner, Johannes Rydberg, Prince John of the United Kingdom, and Leonid Andreyev.

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In Albania

Among people born in Albania, Ismail Qemali ranks 15 out of 111Before him are Ismail Kadare (1936), Lütfi Pasha (1488), Sali Berisha (1944), Koca Sinan Pasha (1520), Ayas Mehmed Pasha (1483), and Köprülü Mehmed Pasha (1580). After him are Muhammad Nasiruddin al-Albani (1914), Mehmet Shehu (1913), Alfred Moisiu (1929), Sami Frashëri (1850), Edi Rama (1964), and Essad Pasha Toptani (1863).

Among POLITICIANS In Albania

Among politicians born in Albania, Ismail Qemali ranks 14Before him are Ramiz Alia (1924), Lütfi Pasha (1488), Sali Berisha (1944), Koca Sinan Pasha (1520), Ayas Mehmed Pasha (1483), and Köprülü Mehmed Pasha (1580). After him are Mehmet Shehu (1913), Alfred Moisiu (1929), Edi Rama (1964), Essad Pasha Toptani (1863), Gentius (-300), and Rexhep Meidani (1944).