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date: 18 February 2020

Duma, Dervishlocked

(1908–1998)
  • Robert Elsie
  •  and Bejtullah D. Destani

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Duma, Dervish (1908–1998), diplomatist and leader of the Albanian community in Britain, was born on 4 July 1908 in Borsh on the southern coast of Albania, then still part of the Ottoman empire, the son of Emin Duma (d. 1922), from a local landowning family. In 1914 the village of ...

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