Who is Mrs Hoxha?

Who is Mrs Hoxha?

Nexhmije Hoxha (Albanian pronunciation: [nɛdʒˈmijɛ ˈhɔdʒa]; née Xhuglini; 8 February 1921 – 26 February 2020) was an Albanian communist politician. For many years she was the wife of Enver Hoxha, the first leader of the Socialist People’s Republic of Albania and the First Secretary of the Party of Labour of Albania.

When was Enver Hoxha born?

October 16, 1908Enver Hoxha / Date of birth
Enver Hoxha, (born Oct. 16, 1908, Gjirokastër, Alb. —died April 11, 1985, Tiranë), the first communist chief of state of Albania.

Where is Enver Hoxha buried?

the Cemetery of Martyrs of the Homeland
Hoxha will be buried in the Cemetery of Martyrs of the Homeland. Flags were at half-staff in Tirana. Starting Friday, Mr. Hoxha’s body will lie in state in the Hall of the Presidium of the National People’s Assembly, the nation’s collective presidency headed by Mr.

What happened to Hoxha?

Hoxha died of diabetes in 1985. The number of people killed or imprisoned during his 41 years in power may have exceeded 100,000 – equivalent to more than one thirtieth of Albania’s population.

What religion was Enver Hoxha?


Enver Hoxha
Religion State atheism Bektashi Order (previously)
Military service
Allegiance LANÇ (1941–1945) People’s Republic of Albania (1944–1985)

How many people did Enver Hoxha killed?

During Hoxha’s rule, political executions were common, and as a result, as many as 25,000 people were killed by the regime and many more were sent to labour camps or persecuted.

Who was the Albanian dictator?

Enver Hoxha
Enver Hoxha, who ruled the Socialist People’s Republic of Albania for four decades, died on April 11, 1985. Ramiz Alia succeeded Hoxha as the First Secretary of the Party of Labour, and gradually introduced economic reforms and opened diplomatic ties with Western European countries.

Was Hoxha a communist?

Enver Halil Hoxha (/ˈhɒdʒə/ HOJ-ə, Albanian: [ɛnˈvɛɾ ˈhɔdʒa] ( listen); 16 October 1908 – 11 April 1985) was an Albanian communist politician. He was First Secretary of the Party of Labour of Albania from 1941 until his death in 1985.

When did Albania become communist?

The first multi-party elections in Socialist Albania took place on 31 March 1991 – the Communists gained a majority in an interim government. The Republic of Albania was proclaimed on 29 April 1991 and the country’s first parliamentary elections were held on 22 March 1992.

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