Principality of Arbër

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Principality of Arbër
Principata e Arbërit
Principality of Arbër at its maximum extension
Capital Kruja
Languages Albanian
Religion Eastern Orthodox
Government Principality
Prince (archon[1])
 •  fl. 1190-1198 Progon (first)
 •  fl. 1253-1255 Golem (last)
Historical era Medieval
 •  Established 1190
 •  Disestablished 1255
Preceded by
Succeeded by
Byzantine Empire
Kingdom of Albania

The Principality of Arbër, also known as Arbanon or Arbëria, was the first Albanian state. It existed during the Middle Ages. It was formed around 1190. The Principality ended in 1255.

References[change | change source]

  1. Ducellier 1981, p. 63