73 years since the death of one of the most prominent activists, Pandeli Evangjeli

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On September 14, 1949, Pandeli Evangjeli, prime minister, politician and one of the greatest activists of the National Renaissance in the Albanian diaspora of Romania, died.

Participant in the Peace Conference in Paris as a representative of the Romanian Albanians, as well as one of the great supporters of Ismail Qemali. After the Congress of Lushnja and with the first elections held, the deputy of the National Council is elected.
Some of the important positions he held during his political life are: Twice prime minister from October 1921 to December 1921 as well as from 1930-1935, also chairman of the Constitutional Assembly, chairman of the Senate and minister of foreign affairs.

Evangjeli has helped in the opening of the Albanian school in Korca, in the publication of the books of Naim and Sami Frasheri, of various primers of the Albanian language, as well as of other works of the patriots of the National Renaissance.

He was the first Orthodox Christian to become the head of the Albanian executive and as such with his first government after the recognition of the independence and sovereignty of the Albanian state by the Conference of Ambassadors in Paris, he took measures to expel the Greek Metropolitan of Korca, thus putting an end to Greek education in Korca.

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