Senate (Albania)

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The Senate of Albania (Albanian: Pleqësi) was a senate of Albania which independence was declared on 28 November 1912 in Vlorë (then Ottoman Empire, today Republic of Albania). The senate was established on the 4 December 1912 by the Assembly of Vlorë. It was composed of 18 members of the assembly and had advisory role to the government of Albania.[1]

All provinces of the independent Albania were represented by its members in the senate:[2][3]


  1. ^ Giaro, Tomasz (2007). "The Albanian legal and constitutional system between the World Wars". Modernisierung durch Transfer zwischen den Weltkriegen. Frankfurt am Main, Germany: Vittorio Klosterman GmbH. p. 185. ISBN 978-3-465-04017-0. Retrieved January 24, 2011. From its own members congress elected a senate (Pleqësi), composed of 18 members, which assumed advisory role to the government. 
  2. ^ Schmidt-Neke, Michael (1987). Enstehung und Ausbau der Königsdiktatur in Albanien, 1912-1939. Oldenbourg Wissenschaftsverlag. p. 321. ISBN 978-3-486-54321-6. Retrieved 5 February 2012. Senat (Pleqësi) von 1912... 
  3. ^ Nosi, Lef. "Dokumenta historike për t'i shërbye historiës tone kombëtare.". Retrieved 6 February 2012.