- En·ver [en-vuh r] /ˈɛn vər/, 1908–85, Albanian political leader: premier 1944–54, First Secretary of the Central Committee 1954–1985.
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For many years, the country was one of Europe's poorest, without a single major ally, dominated by Hoxha's cult of personality.Great Weekend Reads
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Nothing seems to have changed in Albania from the 14th century to the Hoxha days.After the Rain
Hoxha silenced the dissident elements, however, and had most of them expelled from the Party or arrested.
Hoxha did, however, pay lip service to the collective leadership principle enunciated in Moscow after Stalin's death.
The real base of their power has rested in the security and armed forces, and Hoxha and Shehu have divided this power.
The Hoxha school is the oldest military educational institution in the country.
- Enver (ˈemver). 1908–85, Albanian statesman: founded the Albanian Communist Party in 1941 and was its first secretary (1954–85)
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