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  Illyrians.org - Chronology of Albania
Christians in southern Albania are left under the ecumenical patriarch of Constantinople and those in the north under the pope in Rome.
Albania is denied official representation at the Paris Peace Conference; British, French and Greek negotiators decide to divide Albania among Greece, Italy and Yugoslavia.
Albania is admitted to the League of Nations as sovereign and independent state.
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  Albania. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
Albania is on the Adriatic Sea coast of the Balkan Peninsula, between Serbia and Montenegro on the north, Macedonia on the east, and Greece on the south.
Albania is rugged and mountainous, except for the fertile Adriatic coast.
Albania was liberated from the Axis invaders without the aid of the Red Army or of direct Soviet military assistance, and received most of its war matériel from the Anglo-American command in Italy.
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 CalendarHome.com - - Calendar Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Zog I, Skanderbeg III of Albania (born Ahmet Zogolli, later changed to Ahmet Zogu) (October 8, 1895 – April 9, 1961) was King of Albania from 1928 to 1939.
In 1932 and 1933, Albania was unable to pay the interest payments on its loans from the Society for the Economic Development of Albania, and the Italians used this as a pretext for further dominance.
The King's chamberlain was instructed to accost visitors to the local hotel in the capital Tirana with the demand that they attend a royal audience, at which formal morning dress should be worn.
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 Zog of Albania Summary
He was previously Prime Minister of Albania between 1922 and 1924 and President of Albania between 1925 and 1928.
Ahmed Zogolli was born in Castle Burgajet, Albania, third son to Xhemal Pasha Zogolli and Sadijé Toptani.
In 1932 and 1933, Albania was unable to pay the interest payments on its loans from the Society for the Economic Development of Albania, and the Italians used this as a pretext for further dominance.
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  Albania - HighBeam Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Albania is on the Adriatic Sea coast of the Balkan Peninsula, between Montenegro on the northwest, Serbia on the northeast, Macedonia on the east, and Greece on the southeast.
Albania is a republic with a unicameral assembly, to which deputies are elected by universal suffrage for four-year terms.
Albania was liberated from the Axis invaders without the aid of the Red Army or of direct Soviet military assistance, and received most of its war matériel from the Anglo-American command in Italy.
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 Islam in Albania
Albania, the last vestige of Stalinism in Europe, has finally succumbed to the will of her people, but why Albania (and to a lesser extent, Yugoslavia) has been denied the sympathy of the West is a question that needs to be answered.
Albania has long been noted in the West as the "Tibet of Europe." Travelers to the country during the pre-communist era noted its rugged mountains, the intensely independent and tribalist nature of its rural population, and to Western eyes, its complete backwardness.
The literary language of Albania was Latin in the north and Greek in the south.
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 King of Albania - Biocrawler   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Albania's first monarchy ended definitively when the restored central government declared the country a republic in 1924.
Under the royal constitution, the Albanian King, like the King of the Belgians, had to swear an oath before parliament before entering into his royal powers.
Zog I was then reinstated as king (though he never returned to Albania) until the communist People's Republic was established in 1946.
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 Central Europe Review - Sam Vaknin: The Myth of Greater Albania (Part 4)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
King Zog's rule of beys and bajraktars aided by a ruthless police, a Byzantine bureaucracy (which was a major employer) and Italian money did stabilize the country, including the bandit and brigand-ridden highlands.
Underneath the ornamental surface, the populace was seething: peasants aggrieved by the absence of land reform; democrats opposed to a dictatorship, however benign; liberals opposed to the police state; nationalists opposed to the undue influence of foreign powers.
They vowed to liberate Albania economically and socially, now that it had been liberated politically (their reference point, strangely enough, was the war of the bourgeoisie in 1912).
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 ALBANIA KING
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 LBANIA (Iranian Aran, Arm
In A.D. 359 ˆa@pu@r II was joined by the king of Albania on his march on Amida; the Albanians were deployed to the north of the city (Ammianus Marcellinus Res gestae 18.2.3, 18.6.12).
King Urμnayr of Albania (the above, or his successor) was still an ally of the Sasanian ruler when the latter invaded Armenia in 372.
The king of Albania was one of the chief vassals of the King of Kings, but exercised only a semblance of authority and was accountable to the marzba@n who held the real civil, religious, and military power.
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 King of Albania - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
(The Angevin Kingdom of Albania did not encompass the entirety of the modern state.) Under the independence settlement imposed by the Great Powers, the country was styled a principality, and its ruler, William of Wied, was given the title of sovereign prince.
Albania's first monarchy ended definitively when the restored central government declared the country a republic in 1924.
Zog I was then reinstated as king (though he never returned to Albania) until the communist People's Republic was established in 1946.
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 Albania Demographics and Geography - Columbia Gazetteer of the World Online
Albania, Albanian Shqipëria, republic (11,101 sq mi/28,752 sq km; 1989 population 3,182,417; 2004 estimated population 3,544,808), SE Europe, on the Adriatic Sea coast of the Balkan Peninsula, between Serbia (Kosovo province) on the N, Macedonia on the E, and Greece on the S; (cap.) Tiranë.
After his death (1355), Albania was ruled by native chieftains until the Turks began their conquests in the 15th century In return for serving the Turks, a son of one of these chieftains received the title Skander Bey (Lord Alexander), which in Albanian became Skanderbeg.
Albania ceased active participation in the Council for Mutual Economic Assistance (COMECON) and, after the Soviet invasion of Czechoslovakia in 1968, withdrew from the Warsaw Treaty Organization (in which it had long been inactive).
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 albania
Although, the geographic location of Albania would not normally lend itself to inclusion in a site dedicated to the Royal and ruling houses of Africa, Asia, Oceania and the Americas, her close cultural, religious and historic links to the Eastern Mediterranean are sufficient to warrant inclusion here.
Unable to withstand the overwhelming superior force of the Italians, King Zog was persuaded by the National Assembly to leave the country and fight for her independence from outside.
Mbret i Shqiptarëvet: 'King of the Sons of the Eagle', or King of the Albanians.
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 Post-War Albania
British agents working in Albania during the war fed the Albanian resistance fighters with information that the Allies were planning a major invasion of the Balkans and urged the disparate Albanian groups to unite their efforts.
The actual story of communist Albania is, however, quintessentially dystopian, a bleak inventory of bloody purges and repression, a case study in betrayal and obsessive xenophobia, a cacophony of bitter polemics with real and fantasized enemies that the outside world barely took time to notice.
In July 1946, Yugoslavia and Albania signed a treaty of friendship and cooperation that was quickly followed by a series of technical and economic agreements laying the groundwork for integrating the Albanian and Yugoslav economies.
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 Albania information - Search.com
Albania (Albanian: Republika e Shqipërisë, IPA [ɾɛˈpubliˌka ɛ ˌʃcipəˈɾis]) is a Mediterranean country in southeastern Europe.
Albania consists of mostly hilly and mountainous terrain, the highest mountain, Korab in the district of Dibra reaching up to 2,753 metres (9,032 ft).
Albania's coastline on the Ionian Sea, especially near the Greek tourist island of Corfu, is becoming increasingly popular with tourists due to its relatively unspoiled nature and great beaches.
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 Albanian Information - Albanian.com
April 9, 1961, Suresnes, France), president of Albania from 1925 to 1928 and king from 1928 to 1939.
Though able to manipulate Albania's internal affairs to his own advantage, he came to depend heavily on Benito Mussolini's Italy and was eventually ousted by the Italian dictator on the eve of World War II.
He began a fateful association with Italy in 1925; a loan in that year was followed in 1926 by a treaty of friendship and security and in 1927 by a 20-year defensive military alliance between the two countries.
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 First World War.com - Who's Who - King Vittorio Emanuele III
King Vittorio Emanuele III's 46 year reign encompassed the First World War, the conduct of which he largely left in the hands of his government and military high command.
Theoretically Commander in Chief of the army, the king seldom interfered in military affairs, leaving its management in the hands of the autocratic Chief of Staff Luigi Cadorna.
The king played an important public steadying role in the wake of the Italian military disaster at Caporetto in October 1917.
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 Kingdoms of Eastern Europe - Albania
Albania, one of Europe's poorest states became independent unexpectedly after the First Balkan War (1912-1913), when it was decided that the newly formed Kingdom of Yugoslavia would not take control of the coastal territory.
A democratically elected government rules in Albania, which is still the poorest state in Europe.
It is effected by occasional widespread discontent from within (1997), but offers support to NATO in 1999 during the conflict with Serbia, in which hundreds of thousands of ethnic Albanians are forcibly expelled from the Kosovo region of Yugoslavia.
www.kessler-web.co.uk /History/KingListsEurope/EasternAlbania.htm   (132 words)

  
 Albania Zog's Kingdom - Flags, Maps, Economy, Geography, Climate, Natural Resources, Current Issues, International ...   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The king's loyalists disarmed all of Albania's tribes except for his own Mati tribesmen and their allies, the Dibra.
Albania had practically had no industry, and the country's potential for hydroelectric power was virtually untapped.
Albania's main exports were petroleum, animal skins, cheese, livestock, and eggs and prime imports were grain and other foodstuffs, metal products, and machinery.
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 Western Balkans   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The region bounded by the Adriatic Sea to the west, Austria and Hungary to the north, the Danube to the east, and the highlands of Thrace, Macedonia, and Albania to the south.
Contains: Albania, Bosnia, Federation of Bosnia and Hercegovina, Brcko, (Dalmatian) Croatia, (Pannonian) Croatia, Dalmatia, Dioclea, Dunav, Durres, Fiume, Girokaster, Hercegovina, Hum and the Coast, Illyria, Kalemegdan, Korçë, Kosovo, Kumanovo, (Slavic) Macedonia, Maczva, Mirditë, Montenegro, Ohrid, Ragusa, Serbia, the Serbian Patriarchs, Slavonia, Srpska Republic, Rascia, Yugoslavia, Tribalia, Vojvodina, Zahumlje, and Zeta.
Note that the period from 1909 to the mid 1920's was extraordinarily chaotic in Albania.
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 The Morning News - All The King’s Men by Peter Duffy
The king of Albania always has a seat at Sam’s Place on 39th Street, which is more than he can say for his home country.
There’s always a seat reserved for the king of Albania at Sam’s Place, a cozy, East 39th Street Italian restaurant that has been run by Albanians for 75 years.
The crown was transferred to his son, King Leka, who pined for decades for the restoration of royal rule to the homeland he fled when he was just a few days old.
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 Ahmet Zogu, ALBANIAN KING, king of albania, Ahmet Zogu, Albania King, KING LEKA, Albanian King, KING OF ALBANIA, ...
Zog I, Skanderbeg III of Albania (born Ahmet Zogolli, later changed to Ahmet Zogu) (October 8, 1895 — April 9, 1961) was King of Albania from 1928 to 1939.
Ahmet Zogolli was born in Castle Burgajet, Albania, third son to Xhemal Pasha Zogolli and Sadijé Toptani.
The king made more than a few enemies - rumour had it that he was the subject of over 600 blood vendettas in addition to Verlaci's - and he frequently surrounded himself with a personal guard and avoided public appearances.
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 History of Macedonia and the Macedonian Nation
Map depicting the partition of Macedonia by Greece, Bulgaria, Serbia, and Albania in 1913
The King of the Greeks on the Greek Occupation of Macedonia
Macedonian and Greek Minorities in Albania Boycott the 2001 Census
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 Republic of Albania Flag - World Flags 101 - Albanian Flags
The current version of the Albania flag was adopted on April 7th 1992.
Albania declared independence from the Ottoman Empire in 1912.
The nickname of the Albania flag is 'flamur e Skenderbeut' (Skanderbeg's flag).
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 Albania
The current national flag of Albania is said to have been his flag and his helmet was and is still shown on several Albanian symbols.
The seal of the Republic of Albania presents a red shield with a fl, double-headed eagle in the center.
The capital city of the Republic of Albania is Tirana.
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 CNN - Albania's would-be king confers with embattled president - Apr. 18
TIRANA, Albania (CNN) -- The pretender to Albania's extinct throne met with the embattled president Friday, as multinational troops advanced south on their mission to help deliver aid in the troubled Balkan state.
Leka said he felt he was still the legal leader of Albania based on a constitution adopted in 1928.
But former Austrian Chancellor Franz Vranitzky, in Albania for the 54-nation Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe, said there was still no consensus on how to treat the southern rebels.
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 Timeline Albania
Albania was denied official representation at the Paris Peace Conference; British, French and Greek negotiators decided to divide Albania among Greece, Italy and Yugoslavia.
Albania, which borders on Greece and Yugoslavia, eventually broke with the Soviet Union and later China over ideological issues and by the time of the death of Hoxha in 1983 it had become one of the most politically and socially isolated countries in the world.
Albania condemned the Aug Soviet-led invasion of Czechoslovakia, subsequently Albania withdrew from the Warsaw Pact.
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 CNN - Albanian president concedes defeat - June 30, 1997
Albania's general elections were called three months ago in hopes of restoring order to the country.
Albanians also voted Sunday in a referendum on whether Albania should reinstate the monarchy, and an aide for the would-be king of Albania said Monday that he was optimistic of victory.
The aide to Leka Zogu, the son of Albania's last king, said he expected 55 to 60 percent of the electorate had cast a ballot in favor of the monarchy.
www.cnn.com /WORLD/9706/30/albania.elex   (746 words)

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