Elmaz Boçe

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Elmaz Boçe (1852, Gjirokastër, Albania – 1925) was an Albanian educator and a signatory of the Albanian Declaration of Independence.[1]

Life[edit]

Born in Gjirokastër in 1852 he studied in Zosimea and later in Istanbul, capital of the Ottoman Empire. A member of the Gjirokastër branch of the League of Prizren, he also funded one of the Albanian-language schools of the city Lirija.[1] In 1911 he took part in the Assembly of Cepo and in 1912 was signatory of the Albanian Declaration of Independence.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Kotherja, Niko. "Firmëtarët e aktit të pavarësisë". Gazeta Shqip. Archived from the original on 4 January 2011. Retrieved 11 March 2012.