Welcome, guest! ~ Login ~ Register 

Quick Search:

S9.com / Biographies /

Zog I (orig. Ahmed Bey Zogu)

Born: 1895 AD
Died: 1961 AD, at 66 years of age.

Nationality: Albanian
Categories: Politicial Adviser, Presidents


1895 - Born on October 8


1928-1939 - He was the king of the Albanians


1925 - Elected president of the Albanian Republic, from one of the leading Muslim clans of Albanian


1928 - The National Assembly proclaimed him king


          - Albania was strengthened ties with Benito Mussolini of Italy through Zog


1939 - Mussolini finally ousted and exiled Zog, making Albania an Italian protectorate in August 7


          - Following World War II, Albania became a communist state, and Zog remained in exile


1961 - Died on April 9


Page last updated: 4:50am, 30th Oct '06