Hodo Nivica

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Hodo Nivica (1809–1852) was an Albanian activist leader known for his role in Albanian revolt of 1847.[1] He was one of the few local leaders that escaped the massacre of Albanian beys. Although invited by Ottoman governor, suspicious of his real intentions he did not go to Monastir.[2] After his participation in the revolt of 1847 he was pardoned by the Sultan. In 1852, together with Zenel Gjoleka he died fighting as a mercenary against Montenegrin forces. His grave is located in the Shpuza, Montenegro.


  1. ^ Pollo 1984, pp. 130–133
  2. ^ Gjurmime albanologjike: Seria e shkencave historike, Volume 18 Publisher Instituti, 1988 p. 116


  • Pollo, Stefanaq (1984), Historia e Shqipërisë: Vitet 30 të shek. XIX-1912 (in Albanian), Akademia e Shkencave e RPS të Shqipërisë, Instituti i Historisë, OCLC 165705732