Ymer Dishnica

Ymer Dishnica (21 February 1912 – 22 September 1998) was an Albanian politician and physician. He served as Minister of Health from 1944 to 1946 and as Chairman of the Constituent Assembly from 1946 to 1947.[1]

Ymer Dishnica
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14th Speaker of the Parliament of Albania
In office
PresidentOmer Nishani
Prime MinisterEnver Hoxha
Preceded byTuk Jakova
Succeeded byManush Myftiu
Minister of Health
In office
23 October 1944 – 21 March 1946
PresidentOmer Nishani
Prime MinisterEnver Hoxha
Preceded byOffice established
Succeeded byMedar Shtylla
Personal details
BornFebruary 21, 1912
Dishnicë near Korçë, Manastir Vilayet, Ottoman Empire
(Today Korçë County, Albania)
DiedSeptember 22, 1998(1998-09-22) (aged 86)
Tirana, Republic of Albania
Political partyParty of Labour of Albania

Ymer Dishnica was born in 1912 in Dishnicë village, 4 km away from Korçë. He took his elementary studies in Korçë, and after attended the Albanian National Lyceum which he finished in 1932. In 1932–1941 he studied medicine in France, respectively in the University of Lyon and after that the University of Paris.

Dishnica was active during World War II, by joining the National Liberation Movement forces. He was the head of the NLM delegation in the Conference of Mukje, negotiating an unified front with Balli Kombëtar, for which he would be criticized by Enver Hoxha.[2] He was later expelled from the Party of Labour of Albania and served as a doctor in a hospital in Tirana.


  1. ^ [1] - Republika e Shqipërisë KUVEND. Tiranë 2005
  2. ^ Owen Pearson (February 5, 2006). Albania in the Twentieth Century, A History. Vol. II: Albania in Occupation and War, 1939–45. I. B. Tauris. p. 265. ISBN 978-1845110147. Retrieved 2013-09-24.

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