Elmas Boçe (1852 – 10 October 1925) was an Albanian educator and a signatory of the Albanian Declaration of Independence.[1]

Elmas Boçe
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Born1852 (1852)
Died10 October 1925(1925-10-10) (aged 72–73)
NationalityAlbanian

LifeEdit

Born in Gjirokastër in 1852 he studied in Zosimea and later in Istanbul, capital of the Ottoman Empire. A member of the Gjirokastër branch of the League of Prizren, he also funded one of the Albanian-language schools of the city Lirija.[1] In 1911 he took part in the Assembly of Cepo and in 1912 was signatory of the Albanian Declaration of Independence.

He died on October 10, 1925 and rests in the village of Metan in Lushnjë.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Kotherja, Niko. "Firmëtarët e aktit të pavarësisë". Gazeta Shqip. Archived from the original on 4 January 2011. Retrieved 11 March 2012.
  2. ^ Ligjvënësit Shqiptarë (1912-2017) dhe Firmëtarët e Aktit të Pavarësisë (PDF). Tirana: Kuvendi i Shqipërisë. 2018. pp. 27–28. ISBN 978-9928-166-76-0.