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Omar Pasha Vrioni II
Prime Minister of Albania

Omar Pasha Vrioni II

Omar Pasha Vrioni II
The basics

Quick Facts

Intro Prime Minister of Albania
Was Politician Diplomat
From Ottoman Empire
Field Politics
Gender male
Birth 1 January 1839, Berat, Berat Municipality, Berat County, Albania
Death 1 January 1928 (aged 89 years)
The details (from wikipedia)


Omer Pasha Vrioni II (1839-1928), also referred as Omer or Omar was an Albanian ruler from one of the most powerful Albanian families of 19th century.


Omer Pasha was a member of the Vrioni landowning family of Berat, Fier and Myzeqe, formerly regions of the Ottoman Vilayet of Yannina, presently in Albania.

He also participated as member of the Albanian League of Prizren in 1878, an Albanian endeavor for autonomy opposing the decision of the Treaty of San Stefano and Treaty of Berlin, an important milestone of the Albanian National Awakening that lead to country's Independence in 1912.

Vrioni was between the contributors to the first Albanian teachers' school, the Shkolla Normale e Elbasanit, a teacher training institution that was founded on 1 December 1909 in Elbasan.

He was the founder of the city of Fier in 1864 together with his son, Kahreman Pasha Vrioni (1889-1955).
He was elected member of Albanian High Council of Regency as a representative of the Bektashi community in December 1921, but then resigned as a sign of opposition to Ahmet Zogu and his clan.

Omar Pasha was the father of Sami Bey Vrioni, Albanian politician and delegate at the Assembly of Vlora of 1912 where the Independence was proclaimed.

Political Offices

  • Member of the High Council of Regency: 24 December 1921 - 11 March 1922.

Great Achievements

  • Founder of the city of Fier in 1864.
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