Mit’hat Frashëri (also known by his nom de plume as Lumo Skëndo; March 25, 1880, Janina, Janina Vilayet, Ottoman Empire – October 3, 1949, New York, Long Island) was an Albanian diplomat, writer and politician. The son of Abdyl Frashëri, one of the most important activists of the Albanian National Awakening in 1908 he participated in the Congress of Monastir and in 1942 became the president of Balli Kombëtar (National Front). He is considered by many to be the father of Albanian Nationalism.
Mid’hat bey Frashëri was the son of prominent Albanian politician and statesman from 19th century Abdyl Frashëri(who initiated the movement of a wide authonomy from Othoman ... more »
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