Shahin Dino

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Shahin Dino was an Albanian politician and diplomat in the Ottoman Empire and independent Albania.

He was born in Preveza[citation needed] in modern Greece during the 19th century to the notable local Dino family. In 1897 he was one of the local volunteer irregulars who defended Preveza during the Greco-Turkish War of 1897 against Greek troops. During the Second Constitutional Era of the Ottoman Empire he was elected deputy of the sanjak of Preveza.[1] After the declaration of independence of Albania he served as Minister of Interior from September 17, 1914 to January 27, 1916.[2]

Sources[edit]

  1. ^ Demir, Fevzi (2007). Osmanlı Devleti'nde II. meşrutiyet dönemi Meclis-i Mebusan seçimleri, 1908-1914. İmge Kitabevi. p. 289. ISBN 975-533-526-9. 
  2. ^ Neke, Michael (1987). Entstehung und Ausbau der Königsdiktatur in Albanien, 1912-1939. Oldenbourg Wissenschaftsverlag. p. 41. ISBN 3-486-54321-0.