POLITICIAN

Zog I of Albania

1895 - 1961

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Zog I (Albanian: Naltmadhnija e tij Zogu I, Mbreti i Shqiptarëve, IPA: [ˈzɔɡu]; 8 October 1895 – 9 April 1961), born Ahmed Muhtar bey Zogolli, taking the name Ahmet Zogu in 1922, was the leader of Albania from 1922 to 1939. He first served as the Albanian prime minister (1922–1924), then as president (1925–1928), and finally as king (1928–1939). Born to a beylik family in Ottoman Albania, Zog was active in Albanian politics from a young age and fought on the side of Austria-Hungary during the First World War. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Zog I of Albania has received more than 1,037,301 page views. His biography is available in 56 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 54 in 2019). Zog I of Albania is the 1,304th most popular politician (down from 1,279th in 2019), the 6th most popular biography from Albania (down from 5th in 2019) and the 6th most popular Albanian Politician.

Zog I was the king of Albania from 1928 to 1939. He is most famous for his reign and for the reforms he instituted.

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Among POLITICIANS

Among politicians, Zog I of Albania ranks 1,304 out of 15,710Before him are Eleftherios Venizelos, John II Casimir Vasa, Queen Seondeok of Silla, Dolores Ibárruri, Gudea, and Stephen, King of England. After him are Publius Cornelius Scipio, Wenceslaus III of Bohemia, Khosrow II, Crazy Horse, Emperor Kōmei, and Baldwin V of Jerusalem.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1895, Zog I of Albania ranks 27Before him are Folke Bernadotte, Wilm Hosenfeld, Aleksandr Vasilevsky, Sergei Yesenin, Henrik Dam, and Dolores Ibárruri. After him are Anastas Mikoyan, Machine Gun Kelly, Igor Tamm, Babe Ruth, László Moholy-Nagy, and Gerhard Domagk. Among people deceased in 1961, Zog I of Albania ranks 9Before him are Erwin Schrödinger, Dag Hammarskjöld, Patrice Lumumba, Louis-Ferdinand Céline, Gary Cooper, and Maurice Merleau-Ponty. After him are Jules Bordet, Rafael Trujillo, Emily Greene Balch, Kurt Meyer, Frantz Fanon, and Mohammed V of Morocco.

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In Albania

Among people born in Albania, Zog I of Albania ranks 6 out of 83Before him are Skanderbeg (1405), Enver Hoxha (1908), Safiye Sultan (1550), Anastasius I Dicorus (430), and Ali Pasha of Ioannina (1750). After him are Ramiz Alia (1924), Ismail Kadare (1936), Sali Berisha (1944), Koca Sinan Pasha (1520), Lütfi Pasha (1488), and Köprülü Mehmed Pasha (1580).

Among POLITICIANS In Albania

Among politicians born in Albania, Zog I of Albania ranks 6Before him are Skanderbeg (1405), Enver Hoxha (1908), Safiye Sultan (1550), Anastasius I Dicorus (430), and Ali Pasha of Ioannina (1750). After him are Ramiz Alia (1924), Sali Berisha (1944), Koca Sinan Pasha (1520), Lütfi Pasha (1488), Köprülü Mehmed Pasha (1580), and Mehmet Shehu (1913).