Azem Hajdari

Albanian Politician
Born Mar 11, 1963

Azem Shpend Hajdari was the leader of the student's movement in 1990–1991 that led to the fall of communism in Albania. He then became a politician of the Democratic Party of Albania (DP). Together with Sali Berisha, he symbolizes the start of the democratic era in Albania. He was a member of the Albanian parliament and the Chairman of the Defense Parliamentary Commission. He was assassinated in Tirana on September 12, 1998.… Read More

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1963 Birth Born on March 11, 1963.


1990 27 Years Old 1 More Event
He was one of the main leaders of student demonstrations that brought the collapse of the Party of Labour of Albania in December 1990. … Read More
1991 28 Years Old From February 1991 to September 1993 he was Deputy-Chairman of the Democratic Party and a member of its steering committee. … Read More
1992 29 Years Old Hajdari served as Chairman of the Parliamentary Commission on the Public Order and the National Intelligence Service from 1992–1996.


1995 32 Years Old From 1995 to 1998, Hajdari was the President of the KS Vllaznia Shkodër, the first sport club in Albania. … Read More
1996 33 Years Old In 1996 he was the Chairman of the Parliamentary Commission on the Public Order and the National Intelligence Service, and is November 1996 became President of the United Independent Albanian Trade Unions.
1997 34 Years Old 1 More Event
In June 1997 he became the Chairman of the Parliamentary Commission of Defense.
On June 4, 1998, at about 22:30, Hajdari and other members of the DP (including Jozefina Topalli and Vili Minarolli) were ambushed by gunmen. … Read More
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