Nikollë Bardhi

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Nikollë Bardhi (1551–1617) was an Albanian prelate of the Roman Catholic Church.

Nikollë Bardhi was born in region of Zadrima, Lezhë, modern northern Albania in 1551.[1] His family included several notable figures of Albanian history like Frang Bardhi, writer of the early eras of Albanian literature and the Archbishop of Antivari, Gjergj Bardhi who was Nikollë Bardhi's nephew.[1] After becoming a vicar in Rodon he was appointed vicar of the diocese of Mat, when Nikollë Mekajshi was the bishop of the diocese. In 1597 he became apostolic vicar and later bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Sapë.[2]

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  1. ^ a b Recherches albanologiques: Série historique. Recherches albanologiques: Série historique (in French). 11. Instituti. 1981. p. 109. 
  2. ^ Eqrem Çabej (1958). Seria Shkencat Shoqerore. Seria Shkencat Shoqerore (in Albanian). Selman Riza. University of Tirana. p. 75.