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Ramiz Alia
1st President of Albania
In office
30 April 1991 – 3 April 1992
Preceded by Himself as Chairman of the Presidium of the People's Assembly
Succeeded by Sali Berisha
Chairman of the Presidium of the Albanian People's Assembly
In office
22 November 1982 – 30 April 1991
Leader Enver Hoxha (First Secretary)
Preceded by Haxhi Lleshi
Succeeded by Himself as President
First Secretary of the Party of Labor of Albania
In office
13 April 1985 – 4 May 1991
Preceded by Enver Hoxha
Succeeded by End of Communist rule
Personal details
Born (1925-10-18)18 October 1925
Shkodër, Albanian Republic (now Albania)
Died 7 October 2011(2011-10-07) (aged 85)
Tirana, Albania
Nationality Albanian
Political party Party of Labour (1961–1991)
Socialist Party (1991–2011)
Spouse(s)
Semiramis Xhuvani (–1986)
Children 3 (Zana, Besa, Arben)
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Ramiz Tafë Alia (18 October 1925 – 7 October 2011) was the second and last leader of the People's Socialist Republic of Albania from 1985 to 1991. He was First Secretary of the Party of Labor of Albania. He was also the country's head of state from 1982 to 1992.

Alia died on 7 October 2011 in Tirana of lung disease, aged 85.

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