Bujar Nishani

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Bujar Nishani
Bujar Nishani with Michael Spindelegger.jpg
Bujar Nishani with Michael Spindelegger
6th President of Albania
Assumed office
24 July 2012
Prime MinisterSali Berisha
Preceded byBamir Topi
Minister of the Interior
In office
25 April 2011 – 12 June 2012
Prime MinisterSali Berisha
Preceded byLulzim Basha
Succeeded byFlamur Noka
In office
20 March 2007 – 17 September 2009
Prime MinisterSali Berisha
Preceded byGjergj Lezhja (Acting)
Succeeded byLulzim Basha
Minister of Justice
In office
17 September 2009 – 25 April 2011
Prime MinisterSali Berisha
Preceded byEnkelejd Alibeaj
Succeeded byEduard Halimi
Personal details
Born (1966-09-29) 29 September 1966 (age 55)
Durrës, Albania
Political partyDemocratic Party
Spouse(s)Odeta Nishani
Alma materSkanderbeg Military University
University of Tirana
WebsiteOfficial website

Bujar Faik Nishani[1] (born 29 September 1966) is an Albanian politician. He became President of Albania in July 2012.

Personal life and education[change | change source]

Bujar Nishani was born in Durrës, Albania. In 1988 he finished the Military Academy "Skënderbej". In 1996 he followed his master studies in San Antonio, Texas and California. In 2004 he graduated at the Law Faculty of University of Tirana. He completed his master in European Studies.[2]

He is married to Odeta Nishani and has 2 children. Nishani suffers from a disease. His left hand and his left leg move with difficulty.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. Përse e ka ndërruar mbiemrin kandidati për President?!, Tema Online, 2012-06-11 (in Albanian)
  2. "Official biography". Archived from the original on 2012-06-15. Retrieved 2012-09-22.
  3. h[ttp://www.panorama.com.al/2012/06/15/flet-mentor-petrela-si-e-zbulova-semundjen-e-presidentit-nishani-konsiderohet-i-kuruar/ Mentor Petrela: Si e zbulova sëmundjen e Nishanit, konsiderohet i kuruar], Panorama, 2012-06-15 (in Albanian)