Celebrities in Albania

Dritero Agolli
Poet, author

Mehmet Ali
Viceroy of Egypt

Ramiz Alia
Former president, communist leader

Fejzi Alizoti
Politician

Abdul-Qader Arnaout
Islamic scholar

Arian Avrazi
Composer

Mustafa Pasha Bajrakatari
Prime minister of Ottoman Empire

Xhavit Bajrami
Kickboxer

Zeqirja Ballata
Composer

Sulejman (Pasha) Bargjini
Founder of Tirana

Marin Barleti
Historian

Elyesa Bazna
WWII secret agent

Andon Beca
Politician

Luan Begeti
Actor

Istref Begolli
Actor

Sali Berisha
Politician

James Biberi
Actor

Elton Bitincka
Olympic medalist

Anita Bitri
Singer, violinist

Elona Bojaxhi
Actress

Isa Boletini
Nationalist, guerilla fighter

Xhejlane Broqi
Singer, producer

Flora Brovina
Poet

Pjeter Budi
Author

Kara Mahmud Bushati
Military leader

Abdurrahim Buza
Artist

Gjon Buzuku
Translator

Eqrem Cabej
Historical linguist

Andon Zako Cajupi
Poet, playwright

Pirro Cako
Singer, composer

Martin Camaj
Author

Lorik Cana
Footballer

Ledina Celo
Singer

Dorian Collaku
Athlete

Bajram Curri
National hero

Tish Daija
Composer

Rrahman Dedaj
Poet

Teki Dervishi
Poet, novelist, playwright

Izet Dibra
Politician

Ridvan Dibra
Poet

Pyrros Dimas
Weightlifter

Xhemil Dino
Politician, diplomat

Arta Dobroshi
Actress

Shkelzen Doli
Violinist

Tony Dovolani
Dancer

Aleksander Stavre Drenova
Poet

Ahmet Pasha Dukagjini
Prime minister of the Ottoman Empire

Leke Dukagjini
Prince of Albania

Luiz Ejlli
Singer

Pal Engjelli
Clergyman

Eli Fara
Singer

Gjergj Fishta
Friar, poet, translator

Nezim Frakulla
Poet

Naim Frasheri
Poet

Krenar Gashi
Journalist, researcher, publicist

Adrian Gaxha
Singer

Kreshnik Gjata
Swimmer

Ardit Gjebrea
Singer, songwriter

Skender Gjinushi
Politician

Simon Gjoni
Composer

Fahredin Gunga
Poet

Luigj Gurakugi
Author, politician

Azem Hajdari
Politician

Merita Halili
Singer

Sabri Hamiti
Poet, critic

Ramush Haradina
Kosovo former prime minister, opposition leader

Tonin Harapi
Composer

Enver Hoxha
Former leader of Albania

Sidni Hoxha
Swimmer

Nelson Hysa
Boxer

Feim Ibrahimi
Composer

Kole Idromeno
Painter, sculptor

Mehmet Isa
Chief architect of the Taj Mahal

Kastriot Islami
Politician

Ermonela Jaho
Opera singer

Preng Jakova
Composer, musician

Leonora Jakupi
Singer

Mohammed Jamaili
Commander of UCPMB

Adem Jashari
Commander Kosovo liberation army

Sadik Kaceli
Artist

Ismail Kadare
Author, poet

Ilir Kadia
Author, journalist

Ilir Kafarani
Weightlifter

Altin Kaftira
Ballet dancer

Hasan Zyko Kamberi
Author

Veli Karahoda
Author

Ali Kelmendi
Organizer communist movement

Akil Mark Koci
Composer

Elez Koci
Activist

Ibrahim Kodra
Artist

Ernest Koliqi
Poet, dramatist

Zef Kolombi
Artist

Fatos Kongoli
Mathematician, author

Faik Konica
Author, statesman

Bajram Kosumi
Former prime minister of Kosovo

Gazmend Krasniqi
Poet

Luan Krasniqi
Boxer

Rifat Kukaj
Author

John Kukuzelis
Composer, singer

Irma Kurti
Poet

Paul Kurti
Filmmaker

Andrea Kushi
Artist

Teodor Laco
Author, diplomat, politician

Natasha Lako
Poet, novelist

Kozma Lara
Composer

Elsa Lila
Singer

Luljeta Lleshanaku
Poet

Marie Logoreci
Actress, singer

Bardhyl Londo
Poet

Ded Gjo Luli
Revolutionary, nationalist

Vasile Lupu
Prince of Moldavia

Masiela Lusha
Actress

Pandeli Majko
Former prime minister

Pjeter Malota
Actor

Mirela Manjani
Olympic medalist, javelin thrower

Violeta Manushi
Actress

Rudolf Marku
Poet

Ndoc Martini
Artist

Leke Matrenga (Luca Matranga)
Poet

Nevin Mecaj
Actor

Laureta Meci
Singer

Din Mehmeti
Poet

Rexhep Meidani
Former president

Aleksander Meksi
Former prime minister

Esad Mekuli
Poet

Hysni Milloshi
Communist party leader

Vangjush Mio
Artist

Rrok Mirdita
Archbishop

Ndre Mjeda
Poet

Alfred Moisiu
Former president

Inva Mula
Opera singer

Sejfulla Myftari (Cekja)
Comedian

Frederick Ndoci
Singer, songwriter

Millosh Gjergi Nikolla
Poet, author

Fan S. Noli
Author, scholar, diplomat, historian

Onufri
Artist

Nexhmije Pagarusha
Singer

Shani Pallaska
Actor

Tedi Papavrami
Violinist

Essad Pasha
Army officer, politician

Ibrahim Pasha
General of Egypt

Kara Mehmed Pasha Ottoman
Statesman

Numan Pasha
Grand vizier Ottoman Empire

Ali Pashe
Military ruler

Gramoz Pashko
Economist, co-founder Albania Democratic Party

Turhan Pasha Permeti
Former prime minister

Enver Petrovci
Actor, director

Lasgush Poraderi
Poet

Hasan Bej Prishtina
Former prime minister

Sander Prosi
Actor

Rexhep Qosja
Politician, literary critic

Erkand Qerimaj
Weightlifter

Edi Rama
Politician, publicist

Hava Rexha
Oldest woman in Albania at her death

Bajram Rexhepi
Former prime minister

Kadri Roshi
Actor

Shpetim Rroqi
Politician

Ibrahim Rugova
First president of Kosovo

Anri Sala
Artist

Fatmir Sejdiu
Former president of Kosovo

Luan Shabani Olympic
Medalist, weightlifter

Anjeza Shahini
Singer

Mehmet Shehu
Communist politician

Parashqevi Simaku
Singer

Thoma Simaku
Composer

Gjergi Kastriot Skanderbeg
National hero

Ramadan Sokoli
Ethnomusicologist, musician

Venton Surroi
Politician, publicist

Donald Suxho
Volleyball player

Mother Teresa
Noble laureate, beatified nun

Queen Teuta
Illyrian queen

Hashim Thaci
Prime minister of Kosovo

Jozefina Topalli
Politician

Gert Trasha
Weightlifter

Theoharis Trasha
Weightlifter

Kasem Trebeshina
Author

Petrika Troja
Microbiologist, physician

Jul Variboba (Giulio Variboba)
Poet

Pashko Vasa (Wassa Effendi)
Poet

Shefqet Verlaci
Former prime minister

Agim Vinca
Poet, educator

Eqrem Viora
Politician, signer Albanian Declaration of Independence

Azem Vllasi
Politician

Spiro Xega
Artist

Koci Xoxe
Politician

Xhafer Ypi
Politician

Cesk Zadeja
Composer

Moikom Zeqo
Author, poet

Ahmet Zogu
Former king of Albania