Naim Frashëri

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Naim Bey Frashëri, more commonly Naim Frashëri, (25 May 1846 – 20 October 1900) was an Ottoman Albanian civil servant, historian, journalist, poet, rilindas and translator who was proclaimed national poet of Albania.wikipedia
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Sami Frashëri

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Naim and his brothers Abdyl and Sami were born and raised in the village of Frashër at the southern slopes of the Tomorr Mountains.
Sami Frashëri (Şemseddin Sami Bey; June 1, 1850 – June 18, 1904) was an Ottoman Albanian writer, philosopher, playwright and a prominent figure of the Rilindja Kombëtare, the National Renaissance movement of Albania, together with his two brothers Abdyl and Naim.

Abdyl Frashëri

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Naim and his brothers Abdyl and Sami were born and raised in the village of Frashër at the southern slopes of the Tomorr Mountains.
Being the eldest brother of Naim Frashëri and Sami Frashëri, Abdyl Frashëri spent his youth to age 18 in his home village and eventually moved to Yannina where he lived for more than 20 years.

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Naim Bey Frashëri, more commonly Naim Frashëri, (25 May 1846 – 20 October 1900) was an Ottoman Albanian civil servant, historian, journalist, poet, rilindas and translator who was proclaimed national poet of Albania.

Albanian literature

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He is regarded as the pioneer of modern Albanian literature and one of the most influential Albanian cultural icons of the 19th century. The prime representative of Romanticism in Albanian literature, Frashëri is considered by many to be the most distinguished Albanian poet of the Albanian Renaissance whose poetry continued to have a tremendous influence on the literature and society of the Albanian people in the 20th century.
Two are the greatest representatives of Albanian Romanticism of 19th century: Jeronim De Rada (1814–1903), and Naim Frashëri (1846–1900), born in Albania, educated at Zosimea of Ioannina, but emigrated and deceased in Istanbul.

Frashër

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Naim and his brothers Abdyl and Sami were born and raised in the village of Frashër at the southern slopes of the Tomorr Mountains. Naim Frashëri was born on 25 May 1846 into a wealthy Albanian family of Bektashi faith in the village of Frashër in what was then part of the Ottoman Empire and now Albania.

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Naim Bey Frashëri, more commonly Naim Frashëri, (25 May 1846 – 20 October 1900) was an Ottoman Albanian civil servant, historian, journalist, poet, rilindas and translator who was proclaimed national poet of Albania. Naim Frashëri was born on 25 May 1846 into a wealthy Albanian family of Bektashi faith in the village of Frashër in what was then part of the Ottoman Empire and now Albania.
The first to express this motto was Naim Frashëri in his poem Ti Shqipëri më jep nder.

Dalip Frashëri

He is the most representative writer of sufi poetry in Albanian, being under the influence of his uncle Dalip Frashëri, he tried to mingle sufism with western philosophy in his poetical ideals.
He was the son of Kaso Frashëri, brother of poet Shahin Frashëri, and uncle of the Albanian poets and National Awakening activists Naim, Sami, and Abdyl Frashëri.

Tomorr

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Naim and his brothers Abdyl and Sami were born and raised in the village of Frashër at the southern slopes of the Tomorr Mountains.
The cult of Mount Tomorr can be found in the Rilindja period of Albanian literature where authors such as Konstantin Kristoforidhi, Naim bey Frashëri, Andon Zako Çajupi, Asdreni, Hilë Mosi, and Ndre Mjeda devoted their works of prose and poetry to Father Tomor.

Aleksandër Stavre Drenova

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He had an extraordinarily profound impact on the Albanian literature and society during the 20th century most notably on Asdreni, Gjergj Fishta and Lasgush Poradeci, among many others.
He maintained close liaison with fellow Gjergj Fishta and Lasgush Poradeci and was notably inspired by the patriots Girolamo de Rada and Naim Frashëri.

Mësonjëtorja

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Due to a lack of education material Naim Frashëri, his brother Sami and several other Albanians wrote textbooks in the Albanian language during the late 1880s for the Albanian school in Korçë.
In 1885, Naim Frashëri, a government civil servant in the education ministry, Sami Frashëri and along with other influential Albanians involved in the Society for the Publication of Albanian Writings managed to get permission from the sultan for the opening of a private Albanian boys elementary school in Korçë.

Drita (magazine)

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An Albanian magazine Drita appeared in 1884 under the editorship of Petro Poga and later Pandeli Sotiri with Naim Frashëri being a behind the scenes editor as it was not allowed by Ottoman authorities to write in Albanian at that time.
The publication was known to be against the wishes of the authorities and one of the writers, Naim Frashëri signed his name as just "D" to try to avoid being identified.

Albanian National Awakening

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Naim Bey Frashëri, more commonly Naim Frashëri, (25 May 1846 – 20 October 1900) was an Ottoman Albanian civil servant, historian, journalist, poet, rilindas and translator who was proclaimed national poet of Albania. The prime representative of Romanticism in Albanian literature, Frashëri is considered by many to be the most distinguished Albanian poet of the Albanian Renaissance whose poetry continued to have a tremendous influence on the literature and society of the Albanian people in the 20th century.
Naim Frashëri, the most-renowned Albanian poet, joined the society and wrote and edited textbooks.

Petro Poga

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An Albanian magazine Drita appeared in 1884 under the editorship of Petro Poga and later Pandeli Sotiri with Naim Frashëri being a behind the scenes editor as it was not allowed by Ottoman authorities to write in Albanian at that time.
These two associations, both founded by Sami Frashëri, included Naim Frashëri, Abdyl Frashëri, Jani Vreto, Koto Hoxhi, Shahin Kolonja, Hasan Tahsini, and Ismail Qemali and aimed to create an independent Albania.

Tekke of Frashër

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In the Tekke of Frashër, he received lessons in all the common subjects of his time especially in languages such as Arabic, Ottoman Turkish and Persian.
It would affect also the work of future figures of the Albanian National Awakening Şemseddin Sami Frashëri, and his brothers Naim and Abdyl.

Lasgush Poradeci

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He had an extraordinarily profound impact on the Albanian literature and society during the 20th century most notably on Asdreni, Gjergj Fishta and Lasgush Poradeci, among many others.
After brief employment at the Institute of Science, forerunner of the University of Tirana, he translated literature for the state-owned Naim Frashëri publishing company until his retirement in 1974.

Bektashi Order

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Naim Frashëri was born on 25 May 1846 into a wealthy Albanian family of Bektashi faith in the village of Frashër in what was then part of the Ottoman Empire and now Albania.
Among the most famous followers of Bektashi Sufism in the 19th century Balkans were Ali Pasha and Naim Frashëri.

List of Albanian-language poets

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The prime representative of Romanticism in Albanian literature, Frashëri is considered by many to be the most distinguished Albanian poet of the Albanian Renaissance whose poetry continued to have a tremendous influence on the literature and society of the Albanian people in the 20th century.

Zosimaia School

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That year Naim and Sami enrolled in the Zosimaia secondary school.

Albanians

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Naim Bey Frashëri, more commonly Naim Frashëri, (25 May 1846 – 20 October 1900) was an Ottoman Albanian civil servant, historian, journalist, poet, rilindas and translator who was proclaimed national poet of Albania. Naim Frashëri was born on 25 May 1846 into a wealthy Albanian family of Bektashi faith in the village of Frashër in what was then part of the Ottoman Empire and now Albania. The prime representative of Romanticism in Albanian literature, Frashëri is considered by many to be the most distinguished Albanian poet of the Albanian Renaissance whose poetry continued to have a tremendous influence on the literature and society of the Albanian people in the 20th century.
A number of thoroughly intellectual Albanians, among them Naum Veqilharxhi, Girolamo de Rada, Dora d'Istria, Thimi Mitko, Naim and Sami Frashëri, made a conscious effort to awaken feelings of pride and unity among their people by working to develop Albanian literature that would call to mind the rich history and hopes for a more decent future.

Iljaz Bej Mirahori

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His mother was descended from a distinguished family of Iljaz Bej Mirahori from the region around Korçë that traced its ancestry back to the 15th century.
The Frashëri brothers Abdul (1839-1892), Naim (1846-1900) and Sami (1850-1904) were descendants of Ilyas Bey through their mother Emine who was from Korçë.

Mid’hat Frashëri

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Mid’hat bey Frashëri was the son of prominent Albanian politician and statesman from 19th century Abdyl Frashëri (who initiated the movement of a wide autonomy from Ottoman Empire) and nephew of the poets and nationalists Naim Frashëri and Sami Frashëri.

Albanian lek

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Frashëri's portrait is depicted on the obverses of the 500 lekë banknote from 1992 to 1996 and since 1996 on the 200 lekë banknote.

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Naim Bey Frashëri, more commonly Naim Frashëri, (25 May 1846 – 20 October 1900) was an Ottoman Albanian civil servant, historian, journalist, poet, rilindas and translator who was proclaimed national poet of Albania.

Culture of Albania

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He is regarded as the pioneer of modern Albanian literature and one of the most influential Albanian cultural icons of the 19th century.