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Zog I (orig. Ahmed Bey Zogu)

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

Nationality: Albanian
Categories: Politicial Adviser, Presidents

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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


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