After the Armistice of Cassibile between Italy and the Allies, Albania was occupied by Nazi Germany. Following the collapse of the Axis powers, Albania became a one-party communist state, the People's Socialist Republic of Albania, which for most of its duration was dominated by dictator Enver Hoxha (died 1985).
Nov 26, 2023 · Geographical and historical treatment of Albania, including maps and statistics as well as a survey of its people, economy, and government. A country in southern Europe, Albania is located in the western part of the Balkan Peninsula on the Strait of Otranto, the southern entrance to the Adriatic Sea.
history of Albania Antiquity. The origins of the Albanian people are not definitely known, but data drawn from history and from... The Byzantine Empire. When the Roman Empire divided into East and West in 395, the territories of modern Albania became... The Ottoman Empire. Expansion of the Ottoman ...
• Principality of Arbanon 1190 • Kingdom of Albania February 1272 • Princedom of Albania 1368 • League of Lezhë 2 March 1444 • Principality of Mirdita 1515 • Pashalik of Scutari / Janina 1757/1787 • Proclamation of independence from the Ottoman Empire 28 November 1912 • Principality of Albania 29 ...
This is a timeline of Albanian history, comprising important legal and territorial changes and political events in Albania and its predecessor states. To read about the background to these events, see History of Albania. See also the list of Albanian monarchs and list of heads of state of Albania .
Albania, officially Republic of Albania , Country, Balkan Peninsula, southeastern Europe.
Nov 17, 2023 · Background Albania declared its independence from the Ottoman Empire in 1912, but was conquered by Italy in 1939 and occupied by Germany in 1943. Communist partisans took over the country in 1944. Albania allied itself first with the USSR (until 1960), and then with China (to 1978).