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Oso Kuka

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Oso Kuka Oso Kuka (c. 1820-1862) was an Albanian military commander and an early proponent of the Albanian National Awakening. Surrounded by Montenegrin soldiers in a tower in the island of Vranina, he blew it up killing himself and many of the enemy soldiers. In the following decades he became a rallying figure of the Albanian independence movement and a much celebrated character of important works in Albanian literature.

Life
Born around 1820 in Shkodër Oso Kuka was a border guard on the Ottoman-Montenegrin border. At the outbreak of the Ottoman-Montenegrin hostilities of 1861-2 the area was in a state of general turmoil as a result of the popular revolts against the centralization policies of the Ottoman governor Abdi Pasha.… | Read more...

The Expulsion of the Albanians – Memorandum

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1937
Vaso Cubrilovic:

The Expulsion of the Albanians – Memorandum

 

“The Expulsion of the Albanians,” is a memorandum prepared and written by the noted Bosnian Serb scholar and political figure Vaso Cubrilovic (1897-1990). As a student in 1914, Cubrilovic had participated in the assassination in Sarajevo of Archduke Ferdinand of Austria-Hungary, the event which precipitated the First World War. Between the two wars, he was professor at the Faculty of Arts in Belgrade. A leading member of the Serbian Academy of Sciences and Art, Cubrilovic also held several ministerial portfolios after World War II. Among his writings is the monograph “Istorija politicke misle u Srbiji XIX veka,” Belgrade 1958 (History of political thought in Serbia in the 19th century).

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