Adil Çarçani

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Adil Çarçani (born May 5, 1922 in Fushëbardha, Gjirokastra District , † October 13, 1997 in Tirana ) was Albanian head of government in the final phase of the Hoxha regime.


Carcani was in the village of Fushe-Bardhë around Gjirokastra born and joined during the Second World War the partisans on. As a member of the Communist Party , he became Minister of Mines in the 1950s. He later became a member of the Politburo and Deputy Prime Minister (1981). On December 18, 1981, he assumed the post of prime minister after the alleged suicide of Prime Minister Mehmet Shehu . In contrast to his predecessor, Çarçani submitted to the fact that politics were largely determined by party leader Enver Hoxha and his successor Ramiz Alia .

After the mass protests of the population that led to the democratic change in the country, he abdicated as prime minister in February 1991. In the new parliament , into which he was elected that year, he gave the opening speech. A year later he said goodbye to political life in the country. In 1994 he was sentenced to prison for embezzlement and abuse of power . The sentence was changed to house arrest for health reasons. He died under house arrest in Tirana.

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  2. Adil Çarçani - Mémoires de Guerre
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Mehmet Shehu Prime Minister of Albania
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