Death of Leka Zogu

April 5, 1939 - November 30, 2011
Tirana, Albania | Age 72

Albania's self-styled king dies at 72
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LLAZAR SEMINI, The Associated Press

TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Leka Zogu, whose father served as Albania's king until it was occupied by fascist Italy, and who twice returned home from exile to try to claim the throne himself, died Wednesday, his family said. He was 72.

Zogu died of a heart attack at the Mother Teresa Hospital in Tirana, said the family spokeswoman, Julinda Kamberi.

Zogu's father, King Ahmet Zogu, was this small Balkan country's first and only post...

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