Ramiz Alia

Was born in Scutari in 1925 He graduated from the Moscow Party School (1954). Ramiz Alia was one of the most important leading figures of Albanian Labor Party that ruled Albania from 1944 until 1990. Ramiz Alia held high ranking position in the leadership of Albanian Labor Party and Albanian state as well throughout all that period.

The most important positions that he held were: First Secretary of the Steering Committee of Albanian Labor Youth Union (1949-1955); Minister of Education and Culture (1955-1958); member of the Political-Bureau and Secretary on Ideology of the Albanian Labor Party Steering Committee; Chairman of the National Assembly Presidium (1982 – 1990); First Secretary of the Albanian Labor Party Steering Committee and Chairman of the Presidential Council (1991).