Omar Pasha Vrioni II
|Omar Pasha Vrioni II|
Berat, Ottoman Empire
|Other names||Omer Pasha Vrioni
Ymer Pasha Vrioni
|Known for||Member of Vrioni family
League of Prizren
Foundation of Fier, Albania
Omar Pacha Vrioni II (1839-1928), also referred as Omar, Omer, or Ymer Pasha, was an Ottoman Albanian ruler from one of the most powerful Albanian families of 19th century.
He also participated as member of the Albanian League of Prizren in 1878, an Albanian endeavor for autonomy opposing the decision of the Treaty of San Stefano and Treaty of Berlin, an important milestone of the Albanian National Awakening that lead to country's Independence in 1912.
He was the founder of the city of Fier in 1864 together with his son, Kahreman Pasha Vrioni (1889-1955).
He was elected member of Albanian High Council of Regency as a representative of the Bektashi community in December 1921, but then resigned as a sign of opposition to Ahmet Zogu and his clan.
- Member of the High Council of Regency: 24 December 1921 - 11 March 1922.
- Founder of the city of Fier in 1864.
- Robert Elsie (December 24, 2012), A Biographical Dictionary of Albanian History, I. B. Tauris, p. 478, ISBN 978-1780764313
- Xhevat Lloshi (2008). Rreth ALFABETIT Të Shqipes. Logos-A. p. 76. ISBN 978-9989-58-268-4. Retrieved 7 January 2013.
- Aubrey Herbert (June 15, 2011). Bejtullah Destani, Jason Tomes, ed. Albania's Greatest Friend: Aubrey Herbert and the Making of Modern Albania: Diaries and Papers 1904-1923. I. B. Tauris. ISBN 978-1848854444.
- Michael Schmidt-Neke (16 November 1987). Entstehung und Ausbau der Königsdiktatur in Albanien (1912-1939): Regierungsbildungen, Herrschaftsweise und Machteliten in einem jungen Balkanstaat. Oldenbourg Wissenschaftsverlag. p. 320. ISBN 978-3486543216.