overviewSami Frashëri (Turkish: Şemseddin Sami Bey; 1 June 1850 - 18 June 1904), together with his two brothers Abdyl, was an Ottoman Albanian writer, philosopher, playwright and writer of the National Renaissance movement of Albania. An important figure of Rilindja Kombëtare and Naim. He also supported Turkish nationalism against Ottoman nationalism and secularism against theocracy.
Frashëri was one of the sons of an impoverished Bey from Frashër (Frasher during the Ottoman rule) in the Përmet region. He took place in Ottoman literature as a talented writer under the name of Şemseddin Sami Efendi and contributed to the Ottoman language reforms.
But Frashëri's message became Rilindja Kombëtare's manifesto, as described in her book "Albania - What happened, what happened and what will happen", published in 1899. The President discussed the hopes of a united, free and independent Albanian republic. In this way, starting with a demand for autonomy and the struggle for its own alphabet and education, Frashëri helped the Albanian National Movement develop its claim to independence. His lifelong goal, as with many other members of the Albanian renaissance, was the development and improvement of Albanian culture and the eventual establishment of an independent country.
Albanian politician and literary figure.
He was born in Southern Albania.
My brother N. Frashari and he finished high school in Greek in Ioannina. Since 1872, he participated in the Albanian Independence Movement, which aimed to gain independence from the empire in the capital of the Ottoman Empire, Istanbul. He was temporarily exiled to Tripoli, but in 1879 he organized the Albanian Broadcasting Society and published the magazine "Dorita" in Bucharest. Albanian history, Albanian textbooks, novels, translations etc. Wrote.