Ymer Dishnica

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

Ymer Dishnica
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Chairman of the Constituent Assembly
In office
Preceded byTuk Jakova
Succeeded byManush Myftiu
Personal details
BornFebruary 21, 1912
Korçë, Manastir Vilayet, Ottoman Empire
(Today Korçë County, Albania)
DiedSeptember 22, 1998(1998-09-22) (aged 86)
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 French Lyceum in the same town which he finished in 1932. The next 8 years (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 afterwards.[2]
He was later expelled from the Albanian Communist Party 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. II: Albania in Occupation and War, 1939–45. I. B. Tauris. p. 265. ISBN 978-1845110147. Retrieved 2013-09-24.

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