Giuseppe Schirò (archbishop)
Giuseppe Schirò (1690-1769) was an Arbëreshë clergy and writer of the 18th century.
Giuseppe Schirò was born in 1690 in Piana degli Albanesi, an Arbëreshë village of Sicily and there he became a priest of the Italo-Albanian Catholic Church. He is thought to have taken his first lessons from Giorgio Guzzetta.
Schirò died in 1769 and will be remembered for the important contributions in the early Albanian language writings.
- Demiraj, Bardhyl (2003). "Zef Skiroi në kulturën e shkrimit shqip të shek. XVIII" (PDF). Albanian Orthodox. p. 2. Retrieved 12 October 2013.
- The Basilian Monks of Grottaferrata/Piana degli Albanesi in Albania