Gjin Progoni

Gjin Progoni (Latin: Ginius[1]) was an archon (or lord) of Kruja, located in present-day Albania, from c. 1198 until his death in 1208.[2] He succeeded his father, Progon of Kruja, becoming the second ruler of the House of Progon.[2] Gjin was succeeded by his younger brother Dhimitër Progoni.[2]

Gjin Progoni
Archon/Lord of Kruja
Reignc. 1198 – 1208
PredecessorProgon of Kruja
SuccessorDhimitër Progoni
Died1208
Noble familyProgon family
FatherProgon of Kruja

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  1. ^ Eqrem Çabej (1987). Studime etimologjike në fushë të shqipes. Akademia e Shkencave e RPS të Shqipërisë, Instituti i Gjuhësisë dhe i Letërsisë.
  2. ^ a b c Ducellier 1999, p. 786: "Even if it is hard to identify the outlook of Prince Gjin, the son of Progon, who died in 1208, it is clear that his successor, Dhimitër, saw Venice as the main enemy..."

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Gjin Progoni
 Died: 1208
Regnal titles
Preceded by Lord of Kruja
1198–1208
Succeeded by