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List of Albanian monarchs

 

List of Albanian monarchs

Contents

  • Princes of Albania (1190–1255) 1
    • House of Progon 1.1
    • Others 1.2
  • Kings of Albania (1272–1294) 2
    • Angevin Dynasty 2.1
  • Lords of the Kingdom of Albania (1294–1332) 3
    • Angevin Dynasty 3.1
  • Dukes of Durazzo (1332–1368) 4
    • Angevin Dynasty 4.1
  • Dukes of Valona (1332–1417) 5
    • Shishman Dynasty 5.1
  • Princes of Berat (1335–1444) 6
  • Despots of Angelokastron and Lepanto (1358–1374) 7
  • Despots of Arta (1358–1416) 8
    • Losha Dynasty 8.1
    • Shpata dynasty 8.2
  • Princes of Albania (1368–1444) 9
  • Prince of Gjirokastër (1386–1416) 10
  • Princes of Dukagjini (1387–1444) 11
  • Princes of Kastrioti (1389–1444) 12
  • Princes of Albania (1444–1479) 13
  • Prince of Modern Albania (1914) 14
    • House of Wied 14.1
    • Heads of House of Wied (1914–1973, not ruling) 14.2
  • King of Albanians (1928–1939) 15
    • House of Zogu 15.1
    • Heads of House of Zogu (1939–present, not ruling) 15.2
  • Italian Occupation (1939–1943) 16
    • House of Savoy 16.1
  • See also 17
  • Bibliography 18
  • References 19
  • External links 20

Princes of Albania (1190–1255)

House of Progon

Others

Kings of Albania (1272–1294)

Angevin Dynasty

Charles II surrendered his rights to Albania to his son Philip II in 1294. Philip II reigned as "Lord of the Kingdom of Albania".

Lords of the Kingdom of Albania (1294–1332)

Angevin Dynasty

Dukes of Durazzo (1332–1368)

Angevin Dynasty

Dukes of Valona (1332–1417)

Shishman Dynasty

Princes of Berat (1335–1444)

Despots of Angelokastron and Lepanto (1358–1374)

Despots of Arta (1358–1416)

Losha Dynasty

Shpata dynasty

Princes of Albania (1368–1444)

Thopia family

Prince of Gjirokastër (1386–1416)

Princes of Dukagjini (1387–1444)

Princes of Kastrioti (1389–1444)

Princes of Albania (1444–1479)

Kastrioti

  • George Kastrioti Skanderbeg (1444–1468)

Dukagjini Family

Prince of Modern Albania (1914)

House of Wied

# Name Portrait Birth and death Reign started Reign ended Marriages Succession right
1 William
26 March 1876
Neuwied (German Empire)

18 April 1945
Predeal (Romania)
(aged 69)
7 March 1914 3 September 1914
(de facto)
31 January 1925
(de jure[1])
Princess Sophie
30 November 1906
[2 children]

Heads of House of Wied (1914–1973, not ruling)

# Name Portrait Birth and death Reign started Reign ended Marriages Succession right
1 William
26 March 1876
Neuwied (German Empire)

18 April 1945
Predeal (Romania)
(aged 69)
3 September 1914 18 April 1945 Princess Sophie
30 November 1906
[2 children]
2 Carol Victor 19 May 1913
Potsdam (Kingdom of Prussia)

8 December 1973
Munich (West Germany)
(aged 60)
18 April 1945 8 December 1973 Princess Eileen
8 September 1966
[childless]
Son of
William

King of Albanians (1928–1939)

House of Zogu

# Name Portrait Birth and death Reign started Reign ended Marriages Succession right
1 Zog I
8 October 1895
Burgajet Castle (Ottoman Empire)

9 April 1961
Suresnes (France)
(aged 65)
1 September 1928 7 April 1939 Queen Geraldine
April 1938
[1 child]

Heads of House of Zogu (1939–present, not ruling)

# Name Portrait Birth and death Reign started Reign ended Marriages Succession right
1 Zog I
8 October 1895
Burgajet Castle (Ottoman Empire)

9 April 1961
Suresnes (France)
(aged 65)
7 April 1939 9 April 1961 Queen Geraldine
April 1938
[1 child]
2 Leka I 5 April 1939
Tirana

30 November 2011
Tirana
(aged 72)
9 April 1961 30 November 2011 Crown Princess Susan
1975
[1 child]
Son of
Zog I
3 Leka II 26 March 1982
Johannesburg (South Africa)
(age 33)
30 November 2011 Present Son of
Leka I

Italian Occupation (1939–1943)

House of Savoy

# Name Portrait Birth and death Reign started Reign ended Marriages Succession right
1 Victor Emmanuel III
11 November 1869
Naples

28 December 1947
Alexandria (Egypt)
(aged 78)
16 April 1939 8 September 1943 Queen Elena
24 October 1896
[5 children]

See also

Bibliography

  • Patrice Najbor, Histoire de l'Albanie et de sa maison royale (5 volumes), JePublie, Paris, 2008, (ISBN 978-2-9532382-0-4).
  • Patrice Najbor, La dynastye des Zogu, Textes & Prétextes, Paris, 2002.
  • Monarkia Shqiptare 1928-1939, Qendra e Studimeve Albanologjike & Insitituti Historisë, Boetimet Toena, Tirana, 2011 (ISBN 978-99943-1-721-9)

References

  1. ^ Creation of Albanian Republic

External links

  • Albanian Royal Court
  • Maison royale d'Albanie (French)
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