It is said that Ismail Qemali was born on October 16, but in history textbooks, his birthday is known as January 24, precisely because his birthday coincided with that of Enver Hoxha and the latter deliberately removed that information. The dictator did the same with all the descendants of the Vloraj family, exiling them and erasing them from history. Below we are bringing 50 rare pieces of information on the father of the Albanian nation.
Ismail Kadare, winner of a series of prestigious international awards celebrates his 85th birthday today. His literary creativity began in 1957, when he was just a high school student, and then did not stop evolving. He has received a host of literary awards throughout his life that only recently (2020) the Neudstadt International Prize for Literature for his work "Broken April".
We at SHQIPFUL created a joyful Mother Teresa design. We believe in the power of love, friendship, compassion and kindness, traits that the Albanian nation holds true to this day. Mother Teresa has all that and more. This is the least we could do for her after all she's done for the whole world.
If you are a history fan with a love for antiquity, then you probably have heard of King Pyrrhus. Nicknamed "the eagle", he is remembered as one of the most epic and legendary kings and war generals of all time.
A very important event that Europe "forgets" to mention and that we want to bring to your attention, happened 555 years ago. If you dig into various online articles it is said that Skanderbeg went to Rome in the years 1466-1467 but not much is said about why he went there.
Çerçiz Topulli was an Albanian guerrilla war leader that fought all 3 of our enemies: Turks, Greeks, and Serbs. He was born in 1880 in Gjirokastra in a patriotic family of 14 kids. Him and his older brother Bajo fought hard for Albanian independence, but Bajo was more political whereas Çerçiz was more into war.
The Illyrian queen Teuta is one of the most extraordinary figures of Illyrian antiquity and of our Albanian heritage. With her intelligence, courage, and abilities to govern, she managed to strengthen her position in the Mediterranean region and became one of the most serious rivals of the Roman Empire.